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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.

Equinox Center Releases New Waste Data at Trash Talk Event Posted August 29, 2013

Miramar LandfillEquinox Center hosted Trash Talk today - an event organized for the purpose of raising awareness about regional waste issues. Equinox released new regional waste data as part of the event. See it here!

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WATERSHED Documentary Sheds Light on the Realities of Water Stress in SoCal Posted August 5, 2013

The Pearl

The Equinox Center hosted a viewing of the award-winning documentary WATERSHED in July to reinforce why water conservation in Southern California is important.



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Executive Director Lani Lutar Reports on Equinox Center Posted July 18, 2013

Lani LutarEquinox Center Executive Director Lani Lutar has been busy lately. Four months into her new role at Equinox, Lani has brought in new faces, rejuvenated key programs and ramped up the organization's efforts to impact public policy decisions linked to San Diego's economic and environmental prosperity.


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Connect with Leaders 2020 on Facebook Posted May 23, 2013

FB L2020 LogoLeaders 2020, Equinox Center's civic engagement program for emerging leaders, recently added an official Facebook page. Please "like" our new page to stay abreast of the latest news and insights that matter to San Diego's Millennials:

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Leaders 2020 May Mixer in Barrio Logan Posted April 17, 2013

UCSDWant to learn more about our Leaders 2020 program or meet local elected officials and community leaders representing South County? Join us on Wednesday May 1 in Barrio Logan at our Leaders 2020 May Mixer. Thank you to event sponsor UC San Diego Health System.

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Goodbye Encinitas, Hello Downtown! Posted April 12, 2013

Equinox Center closed its Encinitas offices this week and moved into new space in downtown San Diego. Here's our new address...

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Affordable Housing? New study highlights high cost of living Posted March 15, 2013

Housing Affordability

Just this week, a new study revealed that California is the second-least affordable state behind Hawaii. Bottom line: workers in CA must make more than $25 an hour in order to afford rent on a two-bedroom home.

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Attention Grad Students: Intern Openings Posted March 8, 2013

Are you an aspiring sustainability professional with a desire to learn more about the San Diego region and our quality of life and conservation issues? If so, we want you!

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Dashboard 2013 In-Depth: Clean Jobs Posted March 1, 2013

Clean Jobs Thumbs UpClean technology represents a growing sector of San Diego’s economy and is central to our region’s strategy for maintaining global competitiveness and for retaining our young talent. So, are we measuring up as we should be?

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Dashboard 2013 In Depth: Action on Climate Change Posted February 15, 2013

Climate Change

We've made significant progress as a region toward municipal action on climate change, but some cities stand out. We presented the 2013 Dashboard findings before the Chula Vista City Council this week and learned more about their sustainability efforts and green business program.

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