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Curtis Tate - Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and more than 40 of her colleagues Wednesday urged a crowd of environmental activists to push lawmakers to address the threat of climate change.
Trustees of the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association will host a special plaque presentation 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, May 26 at the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial, 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive at Via Capri, honoring Sgt. Rafael Peralta, USMC (April 7, 1979-Nov. 15, 2004).
Jennifer Vigil - The Sweetwater Authority’s Water Reclamation Project will receive a $1.5 million federal grant to expand a desalination plant, according to Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, leading to greater capacity and expanded access to local water for San Diego County.
Tony Perry - hen a firestorm swept through San Diego County in October 2003, the region's lack of readiness became painfully evident as flames destroyed thousands of homes.
Jeffery Meyer - Various community and industry leaders found common ground on the conflictive issue of climate change, at a University of San Diego symposium Tuesday, agreeing that it is important that we act now to avoid the worst affects of global warming.
Michael Cohn - Congressmen Mark Pocan, D-Wis., and Scott Peters, D-Calif., along with 21 other House Democrats, have introduced legislation to lower all federal student loans to 4 percent and allow borrowers to refinance their student loans at a lower rate.
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 4438, the “American Research and Competitiveness Act,” which would permanently extend part of the research and development (R&D) tax credit. In December, Peters introduced H.R.
Jennifer Van Grove - The political action group co-founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is lobbying harder to get immigration reform passed in 2014, and it's doing so by calling on the state that would likely benefit the most from changes to immigration policies.
Mark Strauss - Two Democratic lawmakers have introduced new legislation to push military operations to be more energy efficient and rely less on fossil fuels. Their goal, they say, is not only to save money for spending elsewhere in the Pentagon's budget, but to reduce the need for fuel convoys and reduce troops' exposure to harm.
Annie Snider - When former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords (D) asked Gen. David Petraeus about the possibility of using solar technology on a military base in Afghanistan during a 2010 hearing, the video clip went viral and drew the ire of conservatives like Glenn Beck.