SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Prompted in part by last year's deadly natural gas transmission line explosion near San Francisco, San Diego Gas & Electric has proposed that its ratepayers fund a $600 million, 10-year upgrade of major lines looping the county, it was reported Saturday.
About 102 miles of large-diameter pipelines, built in the 1950s, would be replaced during the two-phase project, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
SDG&E has been unable to locate construction or testing records for about 30 percent of its large-scale gas transmission lines, and has lowered the pressure of natural gas in those lines as a result, a local news source reported.
A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
A 33-year-old inmate from San Diego who escaped from a San Bernardino County prison was apprehended Monday in Encinitas.
Surfers in the North County are rallying to support a 16-year-old girl who was diagnosed with brain cancer.
While a Shelltown couple went on vacation, they put their trust in a 19-year-old pet sitter at home.
County offices, libraries and animal shelters closed to the public Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Fire can be almost hypnotic and fire dancing is an art form you see more and more these days, but have you ever thought about going on stage and putting on a show yourself?
It's no secret there are numerous health benefits to switching to a vegetarian diet, but did you know that part-time vegetarians cut their obesity risk in half?
When two residents in the southeastern San Diego neighborhood of Encanto meet, there’s a 71 percent chance they’re of different racial and ethnic backgrounds. In the coastal community of Cardiff, there’s only a 25 percent chance of that happening.
The most abundant mammal in Australia is a sugar glider, although its habitat, like that of most animals, is threatened.