Tag Archives: San Diego

Drought: Desalination Plant Opens In California

San Diego is set to soon start supplying itself with millions of gallons a day of fresh, drinkable water, using saltwater from the Pacific Ocean, converted by a brand new desalination plant. As California’s historic drought continues, the plant will likely intensify the debate over the role of desalination may play in the state’s water supply. Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.

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Walking Tour: La Jolla – Southern California (4K)

La Jolla is a smart seaside area, known for its rugged coastline. Trails wind past pine trees and sandstone canyons in Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, while the 2 courses at world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course sit atop sea cliffs. La Jolla Cove has sweeping ocean views, and the Shell Beach tide pools are home to anemones and crabs. Posh boutiques and waterfront restaurants dot walkable La Jolla Village. 

Travel Guide: Great Places To Stay & Eat In San Diego

Travel may be changing but that does not mean you can’t experience a little adventure. San Diego has a lot to offer and we explore some of the top places that are still eagerly awaiting your visit. From the best places to stay like the Tower 23 Hotel named after lifeguard post 23 to the modern Pendry San Diego Hotel. We also explore some of the best restaurants that are sure to please.

Video timeline: 00:00 Introduction 00:33 Tower 23 Hotel 01:36 Little Italy Food Hall 02:42 The Baked Bear 03:25 Pendry San Diego Hotel 04:39 Born & Raised Restaurant 05:15 The Lodge at Torrey Pines 06:13 George’s Ocean Terrace

Walking Tours: Harbor & Embarcadero of San Diego, California (Video)

Exploring the Embarcadero in Downtown San Diego, California. Downtown San Diego is the city center of San Diego, California, the eighth largest city in the United States. The Embarcadero in San Diego, California is the area along the San Diego harbor on the east side of San Diego Bay. “Embarcadero” is a Spanish word meaning “boarding place”. The Embarcadero is home to the San Diego cruise ship terminal, the museum ships USS Midway at Navy Pier and Star of India, seven other historic vessels belonging to the San Diego Maritime Museum, and various restaurants and shops from the North Embarcadero down through Seaport Village.

Walking Tour: Coronado Island, San Diego (Video)

Gorgeous sunset walk from Coronado Beach to Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado Island, San Diego County, California. The Hotel’s Paseo Lawn has turned magical with it’s Christmas holiday decorations. Amazing views of the ocean from this popular destination in San Diego. Enjoy! Coronado is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, USA, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego. Hotel del Coronado, also known as The Del and Hotel Del, is a historic beachfront hotel in the city of Coronado, just across the San Diego Bay from San Diego, California. It is one of the few surviving examples of an American architectural genre: the wooden Victorian beach resort. It is the second largest wooden structure in the United States (after the Tillamook Air Museum in Tillamook, Oregon) and was designated a California Historical Landmark in 1970 and a National Historic Landmark in 1977.

Walking Tours: ‘La Jolla, San Diego, California’

La Jolla is a smart seaside area, known for its rugged coastline. Trails wind past pine trees and sandstone canyons in Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, while the 2 courses at world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course sit atop sea cliffs. La Jolla Cove has sweeping ocean views, and the Shell Beach tide pools are home to anemones and crabs. Posh boutiques and waterfront restaurants dot walkable La Jolla Village.