- Oct. 5
Baseball phenom Bryce Harper - he of "That's a clown question, bro" fame - has another pending question on his plate. A Camp Pendleton Marine named Stephanie Butler has asked Harper to be her date to her Marine Corps Ball.
- Aug. 23
- Midday Edition
Luchadores, A Metal Swap Meet, And Games People Play
- Aug. 17
If you see a spike in Hawaiian shirts and pineapple-garnished drinks in San Diego this weekend, it's because of Tiki Oasis. The annual festival is the biggest tikiphile gathering in the world and represents the continuing resurgence of a growing subculture.
- Aug. 13
A new YouTube series called "Lauren" is a fictionalized account of a female soldier who has been sexually assaulted by three fellow soldiers, only to find reporting the crime prompts abuse of a different kind by her superior. The first episode of the series airs today.
- July 19
They're men. They're in the U.S. military. And they love "My Little Pony." They are Military Bronies, and darn proud of who they are and what they love.
- July 13
Comic-Con is in full swing at the San Diego Convention Center and the event is delivering a $180 million economic punch to the region. There's a lot of currency changing hands this week.
- July 12
- Evening Edition
The wildly popular pop culture extravaganza known as Comic-Con International kicked off in downtown San Diego today, luring celebrities to town to promote their projects to diehard fans, many of whom showed up in outlandish costumes.
- July 12
A veterans' group is delivering 5,000 petitions to MCRD San Diego and other Marine Corps recruiting stations around the country, calling on the Corps to stop sponsoring the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). They say the UFC is sexist, racist, and homophobic.
Comic-Con weekend is chock-full of fun festivities for anyone and everyone.
- July 5
You might think this is crazy (or not) but U.S. troops have jumped on the "Call Me Maybe" bandwagon - videotaping a lip dub version of the incredibly popular (and annoying?) hit song by Carly Rae Jepsen.
- June 27
Apparently Timothy Poe doesn't "got" talent, at least not enough for the judges on "America's Got Talent." The one-time Minnesota National Guardsman who gained infamy for lying about his war wounds was voted off the show last night.
- June 8
Twinkies are frying and pigs are racing, the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar is officially open. The gates opened today for the fair's 24-day run.
- June 8
The hole "America's Got Talent" contestant Timothy Poe is digging for himself keeps getting deeper. The Minnesota Army Guard veteran who falsely claimed combat injuries on national TV also provided the reality show with a fake photo of himself in Afghanistan.
- June 7
"America's Got Talent" contestant Timothy Poe suffered a traumatic brain injury while serving in the military. That's his story and he's sticking to it, despite the fact military records show absolutely no evidence of the brain trauma he says was caused by a grenade explosion.
- June 6
A veteran named Timothy Michael Poe - who used supposed combat wounds sustained in Afghanistan to gain sympathy from judges on the television program "America's Got Talent" - is under intense scrutiny today, as his military records show no evidence of him being injured while in the service.