Water Authority Urges Conservation

From KPBS, Ed Joyce: The San Diego County Water Authority says conserving water this year is critical. The agency is worried that excessive outdoor watering will draw down reservoir water that will be needed next year. KPBS reporter Ed Joyce has details. It’s Spring...

Jack in the Box

The Associated Press Article Launched: 03/19/2008 11:14:21 AM PDT SAN DIEGO—San Diego-based fast food chain Jack in the Box says it’s installing a satellite-controlled irrigation system at its corporate headquarters to help conserve water. Spokeswoman Roz...

Coronado City Monitor Report

From Barbara Denny: I attended the Coronado City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 4. There was one potentially relevant issue: Navy opposes proposed tunnel. As part of the regular business of the city council, the agenda item known as the Coronado tunnel project...

Latest in Encinitas

Here is the summary from the 3/12/08 Encinitas City Council Meeting: (1) The City Council adopted Ordinance 2008-02, which prohibits smoking at beaches, parks, trails, outdoor eating areas, etc. (2) The City Council approved the recommendation by the Shoreline...

Create a Greener Landscape

Cool article in Kiplingers Finance Magazine: LINK Some highlights from the article: All together lawns are the largest irrigated crop – 32 million acres 1/3 of all residential water goes to lawn irrigation California native gardens use 60-90% less water Cost is...