- Oct. 5
San Diego was once a regular home for film and TV production. Getting back to that place will be tough but worth it.
- July 15
With 600 hours of programming, a quarter mile of exhibit hall and an ever-widening radius of outside activity, Comic-Con is sensory overload and all you can hope to do is taste a tiny sample of the pop culture smorgasbord.
- July 8
The show will take place at Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego, where Comic-Con International is getting underway.
- June 6
Thursday night San Diego-based IDW Publishing opened the doors to the new San Diego Comic Art Gallery. The first exhibit is dedicated to Kevin Eastman, the comic book artist and writer who co-created the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 1984.
- April 1
Playwright Jamie Morris likes to take mainstream American sitcoms and turn them into R-rated gay romps with a male cast in drag. Morris’ “The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” had a sold out run at Diversionary Theater in 2012 and returns Thursday night for an encore engagement.
- March 31
If you were unable to buy tickets for this summer's Comic-Con then you might want to consider WonderCon, Comic-Con's little sister. But don’t hesitate because WonderCon is looking to sell out as well.
- March 24
- Midday Edition
The third season of the KPBS series begins Thursday. The first episode examines the variety of plants, flowers and trees in the gardens of Balboa Park.
- March 23
Emmy Award-winning actor Jim Parsons will be among a dozen honored as outstanding alumni by the University of San Diego.
- Dec. 24
- Midday Edition
Chicano cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is on the team working on a new animated comedy sitcom tackling changing demographics and immigration. "Bordertown" debuts on Fox in fall 2015.
- Dec. 4
As sexual assault allegations against famed comedian Bill Cosby mount, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced today the Navy is revoking the title of honorary Chief Petty Officer presented to Cosby in 2011.
- Sept. 19
With Halloween just around the corner, Son of Monsterpalooza — a convention celebrating movie monsters — was just what I needed last weekend.
- Sept. 4
Groundbreaking comedian Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81. Rivers was a longtime supporter of the USO, even being named the 2001 USO of Metropolitan New York’s Woman of the Year.
- Aug. 13
Did you catch Army Pfc. Paul Ieti's live performance Tuesday night on "America's Got Talent"? The singing soldier attempted to wow the judges with his rendition of the One Direction ballad "You & I."
- Aug. 12
On Monday there was a little less laughter in the world. Actor and comedian Robin Williams was pronounced dead at 12:02 p.m. on Aug. 11 and Tuesday, the Marin County Sheriff revealed Williams had died of hanging and suicide is suspected.
- Aug. 11
Actor Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 of an apparent suicide, had visited both Afghanistan and Iraq in 2010 as part of a USO tour to bring entertainment to the troops during the holidays. But it was his visit to Kuwait in 2007, and how his military audience reacted during the retreat ceremony, that may have been the most memorable.