The commission voted yesterday at its monthly meeting against the recommendations of its staff, state water-quality regulators and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The decision could put the city of San Diego on the hook for a $1.5 billion upgrade to its Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The city would probably have to raise sewer rates to pay for fixing the plant that treats sewage from 2.2 million people from San Diego and surrounding cities.
San Diego city officials plan to appeal to the Secretary of Commerce for a third waiver from the Clean Water Act.
(Information from: The San Diego Union-Tribune, http://www.signonsandiego.com)
A broken water main and sinkhole that shut down a road in Poway Wednesday afternoon has been repaired.
A state prosecutor and son of an infamous figure in the Watergate scandal was arrested on a child pornography charge at his home in Coronado.
A San Diego congressman Wednesday filed an amendment to the defense appropriations bill, a move intended to block President Donald Trump from barring transgender people from serving in the military.
It was a wild sight Tuesday night as a group descended on the parking lots at two local malls and roared through the streets.
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San Diego State University was awarded a total of $134.3 million in research grants and contracts in the recently completed fiscal year, up $4 million from the prior year, school officials announced Wednesday.
One of the most notorious figures in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal has completed his prison sentence on child rape charges and will be released this week after two experts hired by prosecutors found he does not meet the legal criteria to be held as a sexually dangerous person.