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The growth of the renewable energy industry in California's Imperial Valley has lagged. But things may be looking up: Construction has already started on several projects, and one jobs training program is preparing cash in on the promised boom.
September 20, 2011
The morning commute threatened to be unusually long Thursday at the nation's busiest border crossing after all U.S.-bound traffic was halted the previous day because scaffolding had collapsed, falling on more than a dozen cars and injuring 11 travelers and construction workers.
September 15, 2011
The company is in charge of waste disposal and recycling for the City of Escondido. The workers were fired after immigration authorities found they lacked the proper paperwork.
September 14, 2011
A tri-national venture announced plans to build a solar panel manufacturing plant and solar farm in a green tech park near Mexicali.
September 13, 2011
There are questions about whether the region was really prepared for a shutdown of this scale.
September 12, 2011
A former consultant at the San Onofre power plant explains how the blackout could have spread so far.
September 09, 2011
San Diego County has received hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and technology to deal with disasters. But a Red Cross official said the failure during the outage was in communicating with the public in a timely manner.
September 09, 2011
Power was fully restored in San Diego County on Friday, following a historic blackout that left some 5 million people without electricity from Mexico to southern Orange County.
September 08, 2011
Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and in the U.S. A San Diego Latino family talks about their personal relationship with the religion after one son converted.
September 07, 2011
As the drug war continues to produce more bodies than results, a UCLA professor says he has a different approach: Provide a market incentive for a more peaceful drug business by targeting enforcement against the most violent traffickers and dealers.
August 26, 2011

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