Stories for January 22, 2014
Xavier Thames scores 15 points and No. 7 San Diego State extends the second-longest winning streak in school history to 16 games with a 75-50 victory over San Jose State.
An independent panel created after the 9/11 attacks says bulk collection of billions of American phone records violates the letter and the spirit of the law.
The highest marks for overall tobacco control were given to El Cajon and Solana Beach, each of which received a B grade. Imperial Beach, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Oceanside, Poway, San Marcos and Santee were each given F grades.
The lawns at a half-dozen parks and recreation centers in the Allied Gardens, Del Cerro, Navajo and San Carlos areas of San Diego will be renovated this year in an effort to reduce a growing number of injuries
The attorneys' fees, coupled with $4.9 million the court awarded to the class-action suit last month as compensation for unreimbursed expenses, bringing the total judgment to $10 million.
A large section of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline went into official operation Wednesday, in a move that supporters say will help ease the flow of oil to refineries in the Gulf Coast region. The Obama administration has yet to rule on the project's northern portion.
With flu cases on the rise, San Diego’s five Scripps hospitals are putting new restrictions on visitors.
Interim San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria and Congressman Juan Vargas start to returned donation made to their campaigns by a man charged with conspiring to funnel money from a foreign national into San Diego area elections.
Indulge in chocolate and coffee with Chef Su-Mei Yu as she visits a pair of successful local entrepreneurs who derive delicious creations from coffee and cacao. At Bird Rock Roasters and Coffee Shop, discover the essentials of coffee bean roasting and how the perfect cup of joe is created. Then head north to Carlsbad to learn about cacao beans and how French-trained Master Chef Michael Antonorsi has built an empire around his creative and exotic Chuao chocolates. Finish with how to make a unique recipe that flavorfully combines coffee and chocolate.
Hearing an audible from Peyton Manning during a game enhances the experience for the television audience, something networks are focusing on now more than ever.
Starting this year, farmers across the Midwest can sign up for a service that lets big agribusiness collect data from their farms, minute by minute, as they plant and harvest their crops.
In the mountains of western North Carolina, Julia Buckner spends hours driving around what she calls God's country.
At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week, carmakers are happy to demonstrate the technology in their vehicles. A spokeswoman for Buick points out some of the safety features in the new Regal:
Here's a little secret about the State of the Union address that President Barack Obama will deliver next week: He'll give Congress a long list of requests but few likely will be approved.
House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief.
San Diego's vineyard and winery industry has a centuries-long tradition of growing grapes and making wine. In this episode, explore the current state of vineyards and wineries, from the county's largest operation to backyard growers and winemakers. Visit the next generation of wine makers and see how they are reinventing the process.
Billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett and Quicken Loans have teamed up on a "Billion $ Bracket Challenge."
Sen. Barbara Boxer endorsed David Alvarez, San Diego Realtors put their support behind Kevin Faulconer. It's just another day in the race to be mayor of America's Finest City.
CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show that explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Sailing is something loved by many in Baja. In this episode, follow along as Jorge meets a sailboat racing team in Ensenada and later gets some hands-on fun with Gary the friendly captain. Later we also meet Doña Lupe who shows us her vineyard and selection of delicious jams.
There's a heartbreaking story coming out of Penfield, N.Y.: An 8-year-old boy died Monday as he was trying to save his uncle and grandfather from a burning trailer.
Post-game interviews of NFL players are almost always predictable and boring. They go something like this:
Three men who were allegedly tossing papers into a campfire when winds sent embers into the brush north of Glendora, setting off the 1,900-acre Colby Fire, were due to make their initial federal court appearance Wednesday.
That "bombogenesis" we warned about on Tuesday (a big word for harsh winter weather) did what it was expected to do across much of the eastern U.S.
The first time Jamie Anderson performed a "cab 7," it was not in the script. The trick involves a snowboarder launching off a jump and spinning two full rotations. Anderson had tried it in practice but had never fully executed it.
It's difficult to understand why certain athletes are harshly singled out by the media, but one of the most baffling examples has to be the criticism displayed toward figure skater Nancy Kerrigan after she was clubbed in the leg at a practice session just weeks before the 1994 Olympics.
Bobby Foster Jr. can often be found reading the paper on a wooden bench outside Murry's grocery store on the corner of Sixth and H streets NE in Washington, D.C.