Stories for August 30, 2013
In two reports published Aug. 30, the U.S. Navy acknowledged that bomb testing and sonar use over the next five years will likely kill hundreds of marine mammals and seriously injure thousands more.
On Friday, the embattled mayor of San Diego officially steps down. Allegations of sexual harassment against him have rocked the eighth-largest American city, which now has to pick up the pieces and elect a new mayor.
The prospect of a military strike against Syria in the next few days has private U.S. firms bracing for retaliation -- in cyberspace.
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With congress in recess, we're sitting down to talk with each member of San Diego's congressional delegation. Congressman Scott Peters shares his thoughts on everything from Syria to to balancing the federal budget.
Patent trolls -- a term known more among geeks than the general public -- are about to be the target of a national ad campaign. Beginning Friday, a group of retail trade organizations is launching a radio and print campaign in 17 states.
Julián Leyzaola's tenure was controversial for his aggressive strategy against drug cartels and crime in general.
Yesterday was the late pop star Michael Jackson’s birthday and MJ impersonator Devra Gregory celebrated with a dance class teaching his signature moves. She continues the celebration with a revival of her one woman show “Woman in the Mirror” at White Box Live Arts at Liberty Station tonight and tomorrow night at 8:00pm.
Art imitates life with the Cuban film “Una Noche” (opening August 30 for one week only at The Digital Gym Cinema). Last year two of its actors defected to the U.S. en route to the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The California legislature is considering a bill that will clarify the language about whether you can bring your own growlers to breweries to be filled with beer.
In this episode, Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. And finally, Julia uncovers the secrets to perfect Chinese BBQ Spareribs.
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So far, there are 13 declared candidates for mayor of San Diego but only one recognizable name. The NFL proposes a settlement with retired players & their families. And why is it so hard to get public records, which, by definition, are public?
Pound cake makes excellent use of the basic building blocks of baking — butter, sugar, eggs and flour — and offers nearly unlimited opportunities for adaptation (incorporating cream cheese or semolina, for example). Martha takes the viewer through variations, starting with the most traditional and finishing with a version inspired by her travels through Asia.
Army Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis, 24, died August 28, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. The young soldier was killed when insurgents attacked his unit with what the Department of Defense reports as "an improvised explosive device, small arms and indirect fire."
The San Diego company General Atomics is pushing to develop a portable nuclear reactor.
Army Sgt. 1st Class Ricardo D. Young, 34, died August 28 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Young was killed when insurgents attacked his unit with gunfire.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- Meteorologists say you can expect to sweat this weekend, with occasional thunderstorms and a break in the humidity just in time for Labor Day.
Disgraced San Diego Mayor Bob Filner leaves office today, less than nine months into his term.
When it comes to large, inhabitable statues of naked women, one man in Mexico has the market cornered. We'll take you on a tour.