Carlsbad de-salination plant will produce 50 million gallons a day

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As the rains come less and less, and the demands on the water we get from other places, such as Northern California increase from those other places, a local solution and source of drinking water is being built and nearing completion. The Carlsbad Desalination Plant, located at 4658-4874 Carlsbad Boulevard in Carlsbad on the grounds of the NRG-owned Encina Power Station, is on track to be completed and operational sooner than expected.

The Color Run Kaleidoscope Tour Coming to San Diego October 11

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There’s a reason The Color Run is called the “happiest 5k on the planet.” You and thousands of others can see for yourself this October as the Kaleidoscope Tour comes to Qualcomm Stadium on October 11.

AARP’s Ideas@50+ celebration of the boomer generation comes to San Diego

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AARP, now a name, previously the acronym for “American Association of Retired Persons”, will be hosting a sold-old exposition with the vaguely webby tag of “Ideas@50+” this Thursday through Saturday (September 4-6) at the San Diego Convention Center at 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego.

Kashi heads back to San Diego

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After leaving La Jolla more than a year ago, health-oriented food company Kashi is returning to America’s Finest City.

Five things you can do for your garden to save water in San Diego County

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As we continue to face drought conditions here in San Diego, and restrictions on watering become more stringent, there are some methods to use to retain your garden, while using less water. Many of us may be using almost twice as much water as we actually need to maintain our gardens. Indeed, most plants and […]

Dealing with wild pig scrounging in San Diego County

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Meeting at their regularly scheduled Wednesday session, the Board of Supervisors of San Diego County passed, with no dissenting votes, the implementation of a program aimed at reducing the number of wild pigs in the county. The vote also gave park directors authorization to allow firearms to be deployed against aggresive, non-indigenous wildlife that have been seen destroying the region’s natural ecology.

San Diego plan: Zero waste by 2040

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San Diego has begun a process of meetings and discussions to get to the point of zero waste by 2040. City officials hope to be recycling 100% of waste within twenty-six years. The current percentage of waste re-used stands at a respectable 68%.

105 year old’s first pitch prefaces near no-hitter

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We all remember that 1909 baseball season, right? Ty Cobb batting for a .377 season average, with a league leading 7 home runs, the Pirates winning their first World Series, those were the days. Well, Agnes McKee of Oceanside may not remember that baseball season, but she was actually around for it.

UCSD research finds genetic basis of friendships

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When it comes to friendship, do opposites attract? Or are we more like our friends than we think? According to recent studies done by researchers at both UCSD and Yale, unrelated friends have a genetic makeup as similar as those whose great grandparents have the same grandparents.

San Vicente Reservoir expansion completed, will ease drought woes

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The building of new pipelines and pumps, as well as the dam raise, are a vast effort to counteract the high drought conditions now moving into the mountain and desert regions of San Diego County. The area has now entered the second most extreme drought category established by the U.S. Drought Monitor service.

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