Weekend Preview: 'Other Desert Cities',...04/25/13
A new play at the Old Globe, a recently extended out-of-the-norm theater experience, a folk music festival and a party celebrating North County San Diego are what's topping our to-do list this weekend.
County Leaders Mull Broader Representation On Fair Board
Supervisors will continue negotiations for more local control of the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
Prospero's Son: Local Author Writes Of Life, Books, Love...
UC San Diego Arts and Humanities dean discusses his memoir "Prospero's Son," a story about his family, its secrets and finding resolution.
San Diego City Council To Consider New Medical Marijuana...
The City Council is scheduled today to discuss the components of a draft law that would make medical marijuana dispensaries legal in San Diego again.
Nat'l Healthcare Decisions Day: Are You Prepared?
Making end-of-life healthcare decisions for a loved one is never easy and sometimes it can tear a family apart. On National Healthcare Decisions Day, we look at how to start the conversation now so your loved one can express their wishes and be part...
Boston Bombings Prompt Extra Vigilance in San Diego Area
Law enforcement officials in the San Diego area were on heightened alert while monitoring the aftermath of explosions that killed two people and injured dozens more at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Is San Diego Doing Enough To Maintain Its Police Force?
Mayor Filner's 2014 budget includes funds to increase the San Diego Police Department by 136 new officers this year. But the San Diego Police Officer Association says the department is already short by 100 officers and more than half of the department...
Future Of Technology: Inventor Of The Cellphone Looks Ahead
Technology has changed the way we communicate, live and learn but what does technology hold for our future? Martin Cooper made the very first cellphone call from a prototype he worked on while at Motorola. He says as we move forward, so should...
Science Lessons Changing For K-12
For the first time in 15 years, science gets a makeover in the classroom.
Roundtable: Freeway Guardrails, Housing-Eviction Details,...
Some San Diego freeway guardrails may actually be deadly. A zero-tolerance policy in subsidized housing produces homelessness. The Blue Angels won't fly — but will Korean missiles?
Help For Procrastinators: Last-Minute Tax Tips
Still haven't filed your 2012 income tax returns? Are you confused about a particular element of your federal tax return? What are some of the new tax laws that you should be aware of? IRS Spokesman Raphael Tulino answers your questions about what you...
CA Senator Blasts Gov't Agency Overseeing San Onofre
As the government agency that regulates San Onofre issues a preliminary ruling on restarting the plant at reduced power, a California Senator calls the move "dangerous and premature." And ratepayers want to know: who is picking up the tab?
Weekend Preview: Righteous Exploits, Stay Strange and The...
Things are getting experimental this weekend in the form of a spoken word performance, a live music series, a Tijuana excursion and some heavy reading.
San Diegans And Distracted Driving
Driving while talking on a hand-held cellphone is against the law in California, but according to a new survey from UC San Diego researchers, many San Diegans are still using their mobile devices. Adults driving with young children also report texting...
Cancer Play Is Reality Theatre
A performance piece at San Diego Lyceum Theatre explores how we talk with friends and family about cancer. "The Cancer Play" is based on real conversations among a family navigating a devastating diagnosis.
Busy Week For Immigrant Rights Activist In San Diego
Local activist are holding rallies, marches and a hunger strike to push for comprehensive immigration reform.
Fair Housing In San Diego — Addressing Discrimination
The Fair Housing Act was passed 45 years ago. But many San Diegans aren't aware of how the law works to protect them against discrimination when it comes to renting, buying a home or obtaining a mortgage.
The Baseball-Radio Relationship In The Digital Age
The San Diego Padres home opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park begins at 3:40 this afternoon. In the Wireless Age, we can watch baseball in high-definition on Smart Phones and computer tablets, not to mention large, flat-screen TV's....
More Sea Lions Turning Up On Local Beaches
SeaWorld says the park took in another half-dozen malnourished sea lions over the weekend.
Equal Pay For Women - The Gender Gap
It's been 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was signed into legislation but in 2013, it's estimated women make just 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, April 9. It marks the day a woman must work into 2013 to equal the...
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