Carlsbad reminds public about food waste prevention
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by Erik P. Gabaldon
6d ago
CARLSBAD — The city of Carlsbad reminded the public this week about food waste and what can be done to prevent excess food from ending up at a landfill, especially after the Super Bowl or holidays. A 2021 report prepared by the Environmental Protection Agency said that each year, the... The post Carlsbad reminds public about food waste prevention appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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San Diego County Assessor offers tax relief for storm-damaged properties
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by Coast News wire services
3w ago
REGION — Recovery efforts by San Diego County officials were updated today after the unprecedented storm earlier this week that deluged various communities in the region with more than 2 inches of rain in just two hours. “We are bringing together the city, county and state resources to help those... The post San Diego County Assessor offers tax relief for storm-damaged properties appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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Solana Center helps farmers apply for state’s healthy soil program
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by Samantha Nelson
1M ago
ENCINITAS — The Solana Center for Environmental Innovation is offering help to farmers and ranchers with applications for a state program providing up to $100,000 to develop environmentally friendly soil practices. The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Healthy Soil Program Incentive Grant aims to support the implementation of conservation... The post Solana Center helps farmers apply for state’s healthy soil program appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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Solana Beach seawall in need of emergency repairs
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by Laura Place
1M ago
SOLANA BEACH — The City Council unanimously approved an application for urgent maintenance and repairs to 170 feet of seawall and other bluff infrastructure beneath the Del Mar Beach Club condominium complex at its Jan. 10 meeting. The approved project, which now goes to the California Coastal Commission for final... The post Solana Beach seawall in need of emergency repairs appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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Beacon’s Beach access trail closed again due to reactivated landslide
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by Jordan Ingram
1M ago
Beacon’s Beach access trail and the surrounding beach area have temporarily closed for repairs after a portion of the popular switchback trail experienced another failure this week, city officials said. During the early morning hours of Jan. 10, a portion of an existing natural landslide along the bluff was reactivated... The post Beacon’s Beach access trail closed again due to reactivated landslide appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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Encinitas group threatens lawsuit over border sewage crisis
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by Abigail Sourwine
1M ago
ENCINITAS — An Encinitas-based environmental group has threatened legal action against the International Boundary and Water Commission over a treatment facility’s discharge of millions of gallons of untreated sewage each day into the water along California’s southern border. The Coastal Environmental Rights Foundation teamed up with longtime partner San Diego... The post Encinitas group threatens lawsuit over border sewage crisis appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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Oceanside accepts Fish and Wildlife funds for sand dune project
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by Samantha Nelson
1M ago
OCEANSIDE — The city has accepted a $56,876 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to install and monitor dunes on the backend of several northern city beaches as part of a pilot project to restore habitat and retain sand. The City Council unanimously approved the Oceanside Coastal Dune... The post Oceanside accepts Fish and Wildlife funds for sand dune project appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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High surf, flood advisory in effect all weekend at San Diego County beaches
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by Coast News advertiser
1M ago
REGION — A high-surf and a coastal flood advisory will be in effect today through Monday at San Diego County beaches, with large breaking waves up to 12 feet and some expected minor flooding, forecasters said. Both advisories will be in effect until 2 a.m. Monday and include warnings of... The post High surf, flood advisory in effect all weekend at San Diego County beaches appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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Olivenhain water district helps reduce local water demand
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by staff
2M ago
ENCINITAS — Olivenhain Municipal Water District continues to reduce its imported drinking water demand by converting seven meters within the Village Park Manor condominium community to recycled water. Located in Encinitas, Village Park Manor began irrigating its common areas using recycled water in December. With the successful conversion of the... The post Olivenhain water district helps reduce local water demand appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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Solana Beach prepares for sand dredging project next month
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by Laura Place
2M ago
SOLANA BEACH — Beachgoers will see more construction activity than usual along the Solana Beach shoreline over the next three months as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commences a massive beach restoration effort to combat storm damage and sand depletion.  The massive undertaking is part of the long-awaited USACE... The post Solana Beach prepares for sand dredging project next month appeared first on The Coast News Group ..read more
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