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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.
AAA released the results of its annual ‘Your Driving Costs’ study recently, revealing a 1.9 percent rise in the yearly costs to own and operate a sedan in the U.S. The average cost is currently estimated at nearly $9,000 per year, based upon 15,000 miles of annual driving. Read More »
According to Equinox’s 2012 Quality of Life Dashboard, on
average, there are 404 acres of accessible park per
1,000 people in San Diego County. Read More »
Walk Score released its first rankings of transit systems last week. The report ranks San Diego 18th among the largest 25 cities based on frequency of service, type of route, and distance to the nearest stop on the route on a block-by-block basis. Read More »
know that trees use carbon dioxide when they grow
and thus remove it from the air. But did you know that trees also absorb gaseous pollutants into their leaves
and trap and filter particulates on and through their leaves, stems, and twigs? Read More »
Equinox Center is honored to have been selected among "San Diego's Most Trusted Brands" by the readers of San Diego Metro magazine.
Check out our profile in the April issue of the magazine here: http://sandiegometro.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/SD-METRO-APRIL-2012.pdf Read More »
The second installment of Equinox Center’s 2012 Election Priori-meter takes a look at what’s trending in the 52nd Congressional District race, where Republican incumbent Brian Bilbray faces two challengers in the primary and two Democratic opponents. This race has attracted the interest of super PACs on both sides of the aisle and is sure to be a key one to watch in 2012.
So what’s trending right now? Read More »
This Sunday, April 22 (Earth Day), check out San Diego's annual Earth Fair in Balboa Park, which organizers claim is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world.
The 23rd annual EarthFair is expected to draw some 60,000 visitors, while more than 400 volunteers and 350 exhibitors help put it all together. Read More »
Voice of San Diego wants your questions for a City of San Diego mayoral debate taking place Monday April 23rd and airing on NBC San Diego.
Tweet them to @vosdscott and @nbcsandiego
Here are some of our questions. (For more on these issues, see Equinox’s new Issue Snapshots.) Read More »
The top candidates for mayor in the City of San Diego will debate today, and here’s how you can follow along: Read More »
· On KPBS radio at 2:00 p.m. today
· On KPBS TV at 6:00 p.m. this evening
· On KGTV 10News at 7:00 p.m. this evening
· Through U-T San Diego or Voice of San Diego’s post-debate coverage
KPBS wants your questions for a City of San Diego mayoral debate taking place this Thursday, April 19!
Click here to tell KPBS what you’d like to hear the candidates talk about.
Here are some of our questions. (For more on these issues, see Equinox’s new Issue Snapshots.)
Read More »