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How ACLU Mobile Justice Smartphone App Will Work In...05/04/15
ACLU releases new app to help people document arrests and other police actions.
Former San Diego Foster Child Becomes Advocate For Change
As May marks National Foster Care Awareness month, former foster youth and author of memoir "Foster Girl" examines reforms in California's foster care system.
Roundtable On Early Political Races, Chula Vista Turmoil,...
It's May 2015. Do you know where (or who) your political candidates are? Chula Vista's trouble completing its city council is not over. And water use among public agencies in the city of San Diego went up by 19 percent.
Poet, Army Veteran Brian Turner Shares War Experience At...
Bosnian and Iraq War veteran Brian Turner shares his memories of war, both his own and through the eyes of others, in his memoir, “My Life as a Foreign Country,” during the Grossmont Literary Arts Festival.
What Does New State Target To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions...
Gov. Jerry Brown is ramping up efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to curb climate change.
San Diego Scripps Health Trauma Team Heads To Nepal To Aid...
Chris Van Gorder, CEO of Scripps Health and Dr. Mark Olcott, an emergency room physician at Scripps Green Hospital, talk about their upcoming mission.
San Diego Moxie Theatre Presents 'Lesson 443'
Formerly known as, "Anatomy of an Accent," this new play is a coming of age story that explores issues about identity and belonging.
Supreme Court Hears Historic Same-Sex Marriage Arguments
Same-sex couples now can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia, and the court is weighing whether gay and lesbian unions should be allowed in all 50 states.
San Diego Researchers Caught Up In Ethical Debate About...
A DNA modification technique that helps mothers avoid passing serious medical conditions on to their children is raising ethical and safety questions.
SANDAG Releases 35-Year Growth Plan For San Diego County
The plan envisions spending $200 billion on the regional transportation network over the next three decades and reflects the county and local cities opting for higher densities in their land use decisions.
Marine Veterans Remember Final Hours Of Vietnam War
It’s been almost 40 years since U.S. Marine veterans John Valdez and Douglas Potratz were side-by-side in Vietnam, guarding the U.S. Embassy in the final days of the war.
Mayor Faulconer On San Diego Chargers, 2016 Budget, Water...
Mayor Kevin Faulconer talks about the chances of the Chargers staying in San Diego, his proposed 2016 budget, and enforcing mandatory water restrictions.
Study: Diesel, Gas Exhaust Mostly To Blame For Calexico’s...
The Imperial Valley's bad air has long been blamed on agricultural burns. But a new study shows idling cars at the Calexico border crossing are having a bigger impact on poor air quality.
San Diego Professor Delves Deep Into Politics, Culture of...
A new book takes an academic look at the TV series that has become a cultural phenomenon.
Professor Digs Up Live Music History At San Diego State
From Ella Fitzgerald to the Grateful Dead, Bob Marley and Madonna, anthropology professor explains how live music concerts changed San Diego State.
Earth Day: Environmental Group Highlights San Diego...
The Surfrider Foundation is tapping San Diego restaurants to help with its mission to keep oceans and beaches clean, and reduce plastic waste.
San Diego Doctors Use Rare Surgery Treatment For Rare...
Cancer of the esophagus is rare. It represents only one percent of cancer diagnoses in the United States. But for many patients, it begins with a common condition: acid reflux.
San Diego Group Marks 25 Years Of Affordable Housing...
The San Diego Housing Federation continues to advocate for affordable housing in the San Diego region as reports show the challenges in the housing market.
San Diego Homeless Advocates Work To Provide Year-Round...
Changes to temporary homeless shelters in San Diego left more people living on the streets as the city pivots to a permanent housing plan.
First Legal Medical Marijuana Dispensary In San Diego...
As the first legally permitted medical marijuana dispensary in San Diego marks its first month in business, questions remain about others who are waiting in the city's permit pipeline.
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