Psychologist Stephen Hinshaw writes about his experience growing up with a mentally ill father in his new memoir “Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness.”
- July 24
- By Beth Accomando
The 48th annual Comic-Con International came to a close on Sunday night. Here are a few highlights.
- July 21
- By Megan Burks
The San Diego Central Library this year continues its tradition of melding Comic-Con and education. This weekend it will host teachers from Helix Charter High School who use comics to teach everything from algebra to French history.
As some of the biggest names in science fiction and fantasy flock downtown to Comic-Con this week, a group of writers which may include the biggest future names in the genres has congregated in a different part of San Diego to work on their craft.
The cause of long lines for women's public restrooms? Author Kathryn Anthony blames bad design.
Dana Gioia is making a point to hold events beyond the traditional poetry enclaves of Los Angeles, San Francisco and Berkeley.
Celebrated French chef Jean-Christian Jury has cooked in restaurants and kitchens across the globe. A heart attack led him to embrace a vegan diet more than a decade ago. Now Jury has written "Vegan - The Cookbook" which he hopes will make plant-based foods accessible and appealing to more people.
Author Jaimal Yogis will be speaking about his new memoir “All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment And The Perfect Ride,” Tuesday at Warwick’s bookstore.
If you are going to be a senior in high school this fall, author Alan Gelb says you should be spending some of your time this summer working on your college admissions essay.
Winslow will be talking about "The Force," his latest crime thriller about a corrupt police officer, at Warwick’s in La Jolla on Monday and Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego on Friday.
If you have a hard time imagining San Diego without Scripps Aquarium, Scripps Memorial Hospital, Scripps Pier or the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, then it's impossible to imagine San Diego without Ellen Browning Scripps.
- May 31
- By Michael Lipkin
Twice as many white, working class voters cast their ballots for Donald Trump compared to Hillary Clinton. According to a University of California law professor, liberals lost their support after years of favoring other demographics.
The authors of "Committed: The Battle Over Involuntary Psychiatric Care," Dinah Miller and Annette Hanson, show both sides of the argument over involuntary treatment in the book but conclude that it is not the best solution.
San Diego is filled with institutions that exist in large part because rich people decided to donate to them. Think Copley Symphony Hall, the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego or the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute at Scripps Health.
- May 11
- By Michael Lipkin
White, working-class voters overwhelmingly supported President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. A new analysis finds that fears about immigrants were more powerful than economic concerns in predicting that support.