Stories for August 13, 2012
Save Our Heritage Organisation announced Monday it has sued the city of San Diego in Superior Court over the Balboa Park Plaza de Panama project.
The addition of Paul Ryan as vice president on the Republican ticket could affect the 52nd Congressional race in San Diego, where polls show the incumbent, Republican Brian Bilbray, and challenger, Democrat Scott Peters, are running neck and neck.
A California bill that would fund a middle class college scholarship program has squeaked by the Assembly getting the two-thirds vote it needs to move to the Senate.
Balboa Park is recovering after a nasty water gun fight there this weekend left its beloved lily pond trashed.
Two former U.S. Border Patrol agents await sentencing after being convicted in a high-profile corruption case.
Fans have embraced BRIT FLOYD as the world’s foremost Pink Floyd tribute show. Renowned for their note-for-note perfection, impeccable harmonies, staging, lasers, Floydian animations and props, this 12-piece band creates a genuine reincarnation of the live Pink Floyd experience. BRIT FLOYD's new show will include a full 23-minute, show-stopping rendition of "Echoes," taken from Pink Floyd's classic 1971 album, "Meddle."
All three Marines killed Friday by an Afghan police officer were assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion at Camp Pendleton, according to the Department of Defense. The Afghan police officer who shot the three Marines had invited the men to a pre-dawn meal.
A new YouTube series called "Lauren" is a fictionalized account of a female soldier who has been sexually assaulted by three fellow soldiers, only to find reporting the crime prompts abuse of a different kind by her superior. The first episode of the series airs today.
Operators of California's electricity grid have declared a Flex Alert for Tuesday to encourage conservation as inland regions continue to swelter in high heat.
The 22nd Annual San Diego Music Awards are tonight at Humphrey's by the Bay with performances by P.O.D, Dead Feather Moon, Hills Like Elephants, The Howls, Hyena, Mattson 2 and Euphoria Brass Band.
Army Staff Sgt. John Nunn, who is part of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program based in Chula Vista, finished 43rd in the Olympic 50-kilometer race walk.
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Fresh fruit from South America will continue to flow through San Diego's port if a new lease deal is approved on Tuesday. We'll look at the deal and what it means to San Diego.
The U.S. Navy is investigating a collision that took place in the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday between the USS Porter and a Japanese owned merchant vessel. No one was hurt in the collision, and the Strait of Hormuz is still open for business.
Cultural products like books, movies and song lyrics can tell us a lot about society and how it changes over time. KPBS arts reporter Angela Carone says a new study from San Diego State looks at how books reflect changing gender roles.
Another day of hot and humid weather is expected in San Diego County today, accompanied by a threat of flash flooding in the mountains and deserts because of scattered thunderstorms forecast for this afternoon.
Camp Pendleton Marine Capt. Matt Manoukian, 29, was one of three Special Forces Marines lured to their deaths by a Afghan police officer who had invited the men to dinner.
San Diego police are investigating a huge water-gun fight that left landmark lily ponds at Balboa Park trashed, bashed and partly drained, causing an estimated $10,000 in damage.
Medicaid is a campaign issue for the first time in years. Republicans cite studies to say the health care program for those with low incomes has failed, and want to turn it back to the states. But Medicaid researchers say those studies don't portray Medicaid accurately.
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They came to the U.S. because they want Americans to hear their stories: “We have to leave our city because of threats. Because of extortions. Like us, there’s a lot of people."
Twinned rainbows are the subject of a new research paper from a team of scientists at UC San Diego and Disney Research.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose today for the 29th time in 32 days, increasing nine-tenths of a cent today to $4.079, its highest amount since June 11.
Crews worked today to contain a spate of brush fires that blackened hundreds of open acres east of Julian.