In The News
San Diego’s leading renewable energy firm, Sullivan Solar Power has sponsored a competitive event between middle schools, the Junior Solar Sprint, for the fifth consecutive year.
Jean Chemnick - U.S. EPA is set to release a draft rule today that would cut U.S. utility-sector greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent compared with 2005 levels by 2030, according to those briefed on the proposal.
This marks a slight departure from reports late last month that the target of the proposal was an eventual 25 percent compared with an unspecified base line.
Roger Showley - San Diego’s innovation economy may hinge on something as mundane as fixing a traffic light in Sorrento Valley, or as complicated as overhauling the U.S. tax and immigration system.
Roger Showley - Downtown San Diego — Memorial Day is about memories, and they were in abundance Saturday as the Greatest Generation mingled with the youngest generations aboard the USS Midway Museum.
From ages 9 to 91, attendees spoke of events decades old and experiences a day old.
Tony Perry - Bob Thomas was just 18 when he was sent to join up with Gen. George S. Patton's 3rd Army in Europe, where he fought at the Battle of the Bulge and the Ardennes Forest. Later, as a member of the Monuments Men, he helped rescue cultural treasures stolen by the Nazis.
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.