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TheNAT Showcases Citizen Scientists' Discoveries

TheNAT Showcases Citizen Scientists' Discoveries

Aug. 25
By Michael Lipkin, Alison St John

The San Diego Natural History Museum is highlighting hobbyists' work in a new permanent exhibit.

City Asks San Diegans For Help With History Of Local LGBTQ Community

City Asks San Diegans For Help With History Of Local LGBTQ Community

Aug. 25
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The City Council last year accepted a state grant to document the history of San Diego's LGBTQ community. Now, it's seeking public input on a draft report.

Exitos Del Cine Latino Extends San Diego Latino Film Fest Into Summer

Exitos Del Cine Latino Extends San Diego Latino Film Fest Into Summer

Aug. 25
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Latino Film Festival runs every March but sometimes there’s just not enough room to showcase all that’s good. Exitos del Cine Latino provides a summer showcase for the overflow.

'Adnan's Story' Goes Beyond 'Serial'

'Adnan's Story' Goes Beyond 'Serial'

Aug. 24
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Rabia Chaudry brought the story of Adnan Syed to "This American Life" producer Sara Koenig, leading to the popular podcast "Serial." Now, Chaudry has written a book that she says paints a fuller picture of the 1999 Baltimore murder case that sent Syed to prison.

San Diego Art Museum's Growth Brings Excitement And Sadness

San Diego Art Museum's Growth Brings Excitement And Sadness

Aug. 24
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

The museum's La Jolla location gets ready to shut down for a major remodel — with a new gallery space, terraces and an expanded sculpture garden in its future.

Talking Trash: Reducing Food Waste Starts At Home

Talking Trash: Reducing Food Waste Starts At Home

Aug. 23
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Up to 40 percent of the U.S. food supply goes to waste. A panel discussion on Tuesday night focuses on the environmental impacts of food waste and ways to cut back on how much food is thrown away.

Jerry Brown: Prophet Of Progressive Government?

Jerry Brown: Prophet Of Progressive Government?

Aug. 23
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

In 2010, California posted a budget deficit of $26 billion. Journalist Narda Zacchino credits Gov. Jerry Brown's Proposition 30 tax increase for allowing the state to put billions into a rainy day fund.

Public Health Leader From San Diego On Overcoming Poverty And Low E...

Public Health Leader From San Diego On Overcoming Poverty And Low Expectations

Aug. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

In a new memoir, Dr. Lamar Hasbrouck, the executive director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials in Washington, D.C., details growing up on Chollas View's G Street raised by a single mother.

Shakespeare's 'Taming Of The Shrew' Reimagined In The Era Of 'Mad Men'

Shakespeare's 'Taming Of The Shrew' Reimagined In The Era Of 'Mad Men'

Aug. 19
By Beth Accomando

The Bard was a great writer, but some of his work can be problematic for contemporary audiences. A new production frames one character as a budding feminist dealing with chauvinistic attitudes in the 1960s.

Podcast Episode 87: 'Hell Or High Water' And The Indie Spirit

Podcast Episode 87: 'Hell Or High Water' And The Indie Spirit

Aug. 16
By Beth Accomando

"Hell or High Water" is a throwback to 1970s indie films. Director David Mackenzie and actor Gil Birmingham talk about making a contemporary Western that delivers social commentary.

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