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Water Contact Closure Extended To IB, Silver Strand, Coronado Shore

Dec. 24, 2019
By City News Service

According to the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health, recent rainfall has caused runoff in the Tijuana River to enter the Tijuana Estuary on the U.S. side of the border.

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Curious San Diego: How Did Black's Beach Become A Nude Beach?

Dec. 23, 2019
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Black’s Beach is an over two-mile long stretch of sand up against steep 350 foot cliffs. The Torrey Pines Gliderport is above the cliffs and hang gliders can be seen soaring above, while surfers are in the water enjoying this popular and secluded surf spot. The official name of Black's Beach is Torrey Pines beach.

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California Gets Good Marks Planning For Sea-Level Rise

Nov. 15, 2019
By Erik Anderson

California gets the nation’s best marks for protecting the coast in the latest Heal the Bay state-of-the-beach survey.

The Encina Power Station in Carlsbad on Jan 24,...

California Coastkeeper Alliance Releases Climate Change Plan For Coastal Areas

Nov. 13, 2019
By City News Service

The California Coastkeeper Alliance released its Ocean Climate Resiliency Action Plan Wednesday, a roadmap to mitigate the effects of climate change and sea level rise on coastal areas like northern San Diego County.

A soldier stands by a charred truck that belong...

Roundtable: Soaring Homicide Rates In Mexico

Nov. 8, 2019
By Aly Sadik, Mark Sauer

Soaring homicide rates in Mexico. How America contributes to the problem. Overlooked San Diego rape kits yield DNA matches in the federal database. Dockless scooters are an economic boom, but are they really beneficial to the environment?

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Del Mar Still Working Out Plans To Deal With Rising Ocean

Oct. 16, 2019
By Erik Anderson

Del Mar and the California Coastal Commission take some extra time to work out a controversial local coastal plan.

Del Mar officials hope sand, like this beach in...

Del Mar, California Coastal Commission Clash Over Climate Change Plan

Oct. 7, 2019
By Erik Anderson

The city of Del Mar and the California Coastal Commission are set to lock horns next week over how the city will deal with rising sea levels.

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Ocean Beach Paddle Out To Focus On Clean Ocean Water

Oct. 4, 2019
By Erik Anderson

Surfers and others will paddle around the OB Pier on Sunday to celebrate efforts to clean up the ocean.

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8 Million Gallons Of Tainted Water Foul Tijuana River Valley

Sept. 30, 2019
By Erik Anderson

Millions of gallons of sewage-tainted water flowed across the U.S.-Mexico border into the Tijuana River Valley Sunday night.

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Scripps Institution Researcher Contributes To Latest UN Climate Report

Sept. 26, 2019
By Erik Anderson

A San Diego oceanographer who helped write part of the newest United Nations climate report found the study painted a bleak picture of a climate that is changing faster than expected.