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Study: Trash in City Heights Canyons Linked to Plastics in Fish

By Megan Burks City Heights students and the Ocean Discovery Institute last school year helped scientists study urban runoff in their neighborhood canyons. The results of that study are coming together now, and they’re painting a picture of how inland … Continue reading

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City Heights Residents Give Their Neighborhood Canyon a Spring-Cleaning

Wendy Miller and her City Heights neighbors took part in a countywide watershed cleanup event, scouring the region’s canyons, creeks and beaches. This story was filmed in one day on April 26, 2014, for “One Day in San Diego.” The … Continue reading

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Coastal Cleanup Event Needs City Heights Volunteers

By Megan Burks I Love A Clean San Diego is looking for volunteers for the 28th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day this Saturday. While the name of the event implies volunteers are only needed along San Diego’s beaches, a majority … Continue reading

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Restoring a Canyon and Creek, With Some Help From the Neighbors

By Adrian Florido John Stewart’s house is perched at the edge of Radio Canyon. From his backyard he looks out over a lush, gaping chasm that separates his southeastern San Diego neighborhood of Emerald Hills from the Encanto neighborhood. He’s … Continue reading

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