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From Factoid Friday to breaking news on quality of life and sustainability issues in the region, our blog shines a spotlight on critical issues in the San Diego region and simple ways you can help to solve them.

2013 Dashboard Sneak Peak: San Diegans Drive More than Drivers in LA Posted January 14, 2013

10 News reporter Michael Chen @10NewsChen caught up with us today about our transportation findings. Among them, San Diegans drive more than residents of LA. Catch the 2013 Dashboard sneak peak tonight on News 10.

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Dashboard 2013 Sneak Peak: Our Region is Still Threatened by Poor Water Quality Posted January 11, 2013

The winter storm this week reminds us that our region is still threatened by poor water quality, especially on wet days. 10 News reporter Michael Chen @10NewsChen covered the story with a sneak peak of Equinox Center’s 2013 Dashboard.

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Factoid Friday: The Key to San Diego’s Economic Prosperity? Posted January 4, 2013

It’s going to be a good year for job growth in science and tech. San Diego has landed on a list of the top cities for STEM careers. These are jobs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and many believe job development in these sectors is the key to economic growth in our region.

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Factoid Friday: Is San Diego Winning the War on Smog? Posted December 7, 2012

Go ahead, take a deep breath. San Diego County no longer exceeds federal ozone pollution standards. Our region is in compliance with federal ozone standards for the first time since they were implemented in 1997. But, the work isn’t done yet…

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Factoid Friday: How to Save Your Sanity – and Electricity – this Holiday Season Posted November 30, 2012

Pulling out the old holiday lights to decorate the house this weekend? We know you dread untangling the old strands. Why not use this opportunity to avoid the hassle and instead upgrade your old mini blubs for safer, cost-effective and sturdier LED lights?

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Factoid Friday: The Gift 79% of Your Friends Want for the Holidays Posted November 23, 2012

We have a day for giving thanks, then we get Black Friday and Cyber Monday – two days for getting deals. This year, help support #GivingTuesday, the giving season’s opening day on Tuesday, November 27.  

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Factoid Friday: Could Aging Boomers Help Reduce Gridlock? Posted November 16, 2012

Because baby boomers came of age in the era when cars were king, they have always driven more than any other generation. But is all that is changing now that boomers are facing retirement and hanging up the car keys?

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Factoid Friday: Do You Live in a Walkable Neighborhood? Posted November 2, 2012

Guess which city is considered most walkable in our region? I may not be what you think. A new report by WalkSanDiego that ranks San Diego region’s most walkable cities puts National City on top.

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What Did the Candidates Discuss? Our Latest Election Priori-meter Posted November 1, 2012

Exhausted from hearing about pensions, stadiums and slush funds? Here's why...
Our latest "priori-meter" analyzes the top topics the candidates in three local races covered in the last six months of campaigning. Learn which issues were -- and weren't -- being talked about.

Mayoral Race Word Cloud October 2012

 

 

 

 

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Factoid Friday: Cyclonomics: Bikes Do a Body – and the Economy – Good Posted October 26, 2012

We know active communities that promote bicycling can help one’s waistline. Now studies are showing that spending money on bike infrastructure also helps a community’s bottom line by resulting in far-reaching positive economic benefits.

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