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This weekend's experimental theater festival trades in the traditional curtain and stage for a basketball court, parked cars and the grounds of UC San Diego.
The Anxiety and Depressions Association of America says anxiety disorders now affect about one in eight children. And new research shows it may be prevented in kids who are at higher risk.
The 2015 Womens PeaceMaker program gets underway this week with a panel discussion featuring four human rights activists from around the world.
The 2014 Ebola outbreak will be front and center at a national infectious disease conference being held in San Diego this week.
- Oct. 7
More than 188,000 people in San Diego County are living with diseases like schizophrenia or major depression. But the mental health system struggles to deliver them appropriate care.
- Oct. 6
- Midday Edition
In a rare personal message, California's 77-year-old governor provided insight into his deliberations before deciding to sign a bill allowing terminally ill Californians to legally take their own lives.
- Oct. 6
Why scientists developing new treatments for spinal cord injury turn to a speciality gym in Carlsbad called Project Walk.
Community, government and business leaders will take part in a summit this week to tackle hunger and the impact of food waste in San Diego County landfills.
Hundreds of supporters and opponents of SeaWorld's controversial Blue World project are expected to turn out for Thursday's meeting.
- Oct. 2
- Evening Edition
The inaugural Maker Faire gets underway this weekend in Balboa Park. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has named it the Fall Centennial Event of 2015.
A report co-authored by two San Diego environmental groups finds a disconnect between the city of San Diego's Climate Action Plan and the San Diego Association of Government's regional transportation plan.
State officials say Californians have surpassed a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month, using nearly 27 percent less in August than the same month in 2013.
City of San Diego customers are about to get a letter telling them the City Council will vote on Nov. 17 on a plan that would raise water rates by more than 40 percent in less than four years.
- Sept. 30
Balboa Park's display of international cottages doesn't include Mexico. Activists are asking Mayor Kevin Faulconer for a stand-alone House of Mexico.
Town hall-style meetings are being held in San Diego on Wednesday to educate the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community about their rights to benefits from Social Security.
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