Stories for April 5, 2013
'The Place Beyond the Pines" opens April 5. Guest blogger Nate John says, "It's rated R. It's long. I'll save you the time. (Warning: I will spoil things -- for your own good.)"
Legoland’s first U.S. hotel should help build tourist numbers for San Diego County.
This is the tale of two cities and the prodigal son who has been reunited with the family.
In a major setback for California Governor Jerry Brown, a federal judge has rejected the state's push to retake control of prison inmates’ mental health care.
A popular Cleveland National Forest hiking trail that had been closed to the public since a teenager fell to his death from a cliff in the area two summers ago reopened today under tightened restrictions.
The independent film “I Am Not A Hipster” was shot in San Diego, traveled to Sundance, and now returns home for a week run at the new Digital Gym Cinema starting today.
The nation's capital has been undergoing something of a building boom. Dozens of construction cranes dot the Washington, D.C., skyline.
In the U.S. Senate, it's down to the Final Four versus the Dynamic Duo.
A humble creature that has long toiled in obscurity for the benefit of humankind is poised to win a small measure of the distinction it deserves: designation as Oregon's official state microbe.
A federal judge says emergency contraception must be sold to anyone over the counter.
Airport traffic control towers in Ramona, Pacoima, Riverside and Fullerton will remain open longer than expected, with the Federal Aviation Administration announcing today it was delaying the closures that were expected to begin this weekend as part of forced spending cuts under sequestration.
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UT-San Diego may have violated state and federal campaign laws. Measuring Cindy Marten's achievements. Drone Nation in San Diego? Community plans create controversy.
Authorities are looking into the possibility that white supremacist prison gangs may have been involved in a series of shootings of public officials in Colorado and Texas. If so, criminologists say this would be part of a larger pattern of prison gangs extending their reach.
What term do you use to define an immigrant living in the United States illegally?
Camp Pendleton officials this week issued breathalyzers to unit commanders as part of the Marine Corps Alcohol Screening Program that was implemented January 1.
The Pentagon has identified the pilot killed Wednesday when his F-16 fighter jet crashed in Afghanistan as Capt. James Michael Steel, 29, of Tampa, Florida.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County fell six-tenths of a cent today to $4.052, its lowest amount since Feb. 5.
Think that freezing food kills E. coli and other nasty microbes? Think again.
The 11.7 million Americans searching for work got discouraging news Friday morning when the Labor Department said employers created only 88,000 jobs in March. The weak job growth comes at the same time benefits for the long-term unemployed are shrinking.
The USS Gary is expected to return to Naval Base San Diego today after a six-month deployment, which involved the seizure of more than 12,200 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $388 million.
Activists will fly a drone over three San Diego locations, including General Atomics CEO Neal Blue’s house in La Jolla Farms, to kick off a series of protests against the drone industry, which a large presence in San Diego.
A federal judge in Brooklyn, N.Y., has ruled that the morning-after pill for emergency contraception must be made available over the counter to girls 16 and under.
An inewsource and KPBS investigation found the U-T San Diego appears to have offered discounts to favored candidates and causes in last November’s election.
San Diego will host the first ever American Laughing Championship on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stock market futures are plunging after the Labor Department showed that the economy added just 88,000 jobs in March, the lowest gain in nine months.
There's breaking budget news from several places this morning:
Automatic federal budget cuts that kicked in March 1 have had little initial impact in many parts of the government. For a few programs, however, the effect has been real and painful, as the government begins cutting $85 billion from its spending through the end of September.
How did Dennis Rodman end up having dinner with Kim Jong Un in North Korea? It was the idea of Vice Media, which has grown from a counterculture magazine into a full-fledged youth media conglomerate.