- June 20
Active-duty soldier Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, recently completed a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. While in the war-ravaged country, he used music to soothe his soul and entertain his fellow soldiers. His incredible singing voice landed him an audition on "America's Got Talent," and his performance on the show this week earned him a standing ovation and a spot in the final competition.
- April 30
The Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad says its ultimate purpose is to make the world more musical. Visitors can get their hands on an electric banjo and make music as loud as they want at the museum’s new exhibit The Banjo; A New Day for an Old Instrument.
- April 22
Sherlock Holmes is looking pretty good for someone past the century mark. Come investigate the Coronado Playhouse’s production of "Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure" to uncover why the famous sleuth remains so popular.
- Nov. 25
- Midday Edition
Sonic screwdrivers, weeping angels, a flying TARDIS… enter the world of "Doctor Who," the wildly popular BBC sci-fi series that turns 50 this year.
- Sept. 30
One of the best shows ever to grace television ended last night, it’s sad to say good-bye to “Breaking Bad.” (Spoilers will ensue.)
- Sept. 12
Spike and Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation continues this weekend and talented voice actor Billy West of “Futurama” will be on hand for autographs, photos and Q&A.
- Sept. 4
The wives of service members from around the country have united to perform as the singing group "American Military Spouses Choir." The ladies have made it as far as the semifinals on the TV show "America's Got Talent." But will Tuesday night's performance be their last on the show?
- June 4
Navy FCC Christopher Roberts of the San Diego homeported USS Benfold was a contestant on the game show "The Price Is Right." Roberts's episode aired Monday, and he won the last (or first?) thing you'd think a Sailor would want to win.
- May 30
- Evening Edition
Running The Trails Eatery is tough work but being a finalist in a reality TV show can be even more challenging. Stacey Poon-Kinney prepares for her Sunday debut as one of 12 finalists for Food Network Star.
- May 3
When the creators of the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones” needed a made-up language, they hired a UCSD grad David Peterson.
- Feb. 14
Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha was a guest on "The Late Show with David Letterman" last night. The two talked about Romesha's family, especially his precocious toddler Colin.
- Feb. 8
The television program "Alpha Dogs" premieres tonight on Nat Geo Wild. The show gives an inside look on how military working dogs are trained to be combat-ready.
- Feb. 4
Although some polls show the Budweiser Clydesdale ad as the favorite, I know a lot of folks in the military were touched by the Jeep commercial, voiced by Oprah Winfrey, which paid tribute to military families.
- Jan. 17
The Force will be with Marines and their families Friday evening at MCAS Miramar, as the USO hosts two private screenings of the Cartoon Network series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."
- Jan. 2
The television program "Project Runway" is dedicating an entire episode to four female veterans of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.