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The Growing Movement for a U.S.-Mexico Border Bike Lane

As the crossing at San Ysidro-Tijuana undergoes a major expansion, advocates are pushing for more cycling infrastructure throughout the border zone.


The Best Thing About San Diego Is...Tijuana

Across the border, I found a vibrant scene that helped me appreciate California.

California Department of Water Resources

Despite El Niño-Fueled Storms, California Remains in a Drought

A survey of mountain snowpack has revealed below-average water content.

NWS San Francisco/Monterery

California's Snowpack Is Looking Much Healthier Compared to 2015

Drifts as deep as 16 feet rest atop the Sierra Nevadas.

California Department of Water Resources

California's Drought-Plagued Reservoirs Are Making a Comeback

The state’s two largest reservoirs have finally exceeded their historical averages.

NWS San Francisco/Monterery

Drought-Struck California Finally Looks Due for an Epic Soaking

El Niño could roar back to life in March, potentially dropping more than 100 inches of snow on the mountains.

Jeff Boyce/NWS Sacramento

California's Record Hailstones Look Like Spiky Grenades

The three-inch wonders fell Saturday during a severe thunderstorm north of San Francisco.

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San Diego Is Installing Barriers to Repel Its Stinky Sea Lions

Locals in La Jolla have long complained the fetid smell hurts business.

John Peabody

The Sound and Fury of California's El Niño-Powered Storms

It’s been a week of savage weather on the West Coast.

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Objecting to Bike Lanes as 'Paint Stripe Pollution'

Residents of Coronado, California, marched out a series of absurd anti-bike arguments that somehow won the day.


An Eye-Opening Flight Over California's Depleted Reservoirs

It’s pretty bleak below.

Brian Hawkins

A Rare Crowd of Funnel Clouds Descends on Southern California

But the rash of foul weather probably won't do much to help the state's drought.

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How Vista, California, Became the Capital of Craft Beer

In just the past few years, a suburb of San Diego has become a national destination for beer brewers and connoisseurs.

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The Chart That Toppled San Diego's Long-Term Transportation Plan

And could strengthen climate policies in California cities for years to come.


America's Holiday Lights Can Be Seen from Space

They're especially bright in the suburbs, says NASA.


Selling Conservative San Diego on Experimental Land Uses

The brand new Quartyard pop-up is a sign of changing attitudes in what has been a more traditional planning culture.

Associated Press

An Utterly Terrifying Risk Assessment of California's Next Big Earthquake

The worst-case scenario means endless fires, impotent rescue services, and no water for months.

Will Norbert Be the Rare Cyclone to Hit California?

Probably not, though the oceanic storm could bring "life-threatening flash flooding" to the region.