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What are the health benefits of eating seafood? And what difference does it make what kind of seafood you eat?
A public forum in San Diego explores how the issues of homelessness on both sides of the border are related, and what can be done to bring the numbers down.
- Sept. 2
The largest fish farm in America will be built 4 miles off San Diego's coast. The Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute is planning the project to correct what it calls this country’s seafood imbalance, but environmentalists equate it to an industrial farm.
Roughly 50 percent of San Diego community college students are 25 or older. What does it take for those so-called "non-traditional students" to succeed in college?
Desalination has become a hot topic as California looks to mitigate the ongoing drought. Midday Edition takes a look at lessons learned from Australia's drought.
- Sept. 1
- Midday Edition
California agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.
- Sept. 1
As the market for water thirsty plants dries up, sales of cacti and succulents are thriving — and San Diego’s North County is ground zero for all things succulent.
Many San Diegans gathered this weekend to pick their Fantasy Football teams. Midday Edition discusses the game and who is making money from it.
According to San Diego Coastkeeper, 80 percent of marine debris in the Pacific Ocean comes from inland sources through storm drains.
- Aug. 31
A new lab at UC San Diego is trying to discover new drugs to treat some of the world's most vexing tropical diseases.
- Aug. 28
- Evening Edition
The Bud Kearns Pool in Balboa Park was originally supposed to be closed from February until the end of April for repairs. Four months later, it’s still closed.
The 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina brings up painful memories for some San Diegans. We hear from a woman who relocated after losing everything to the storm and how San Diegans helped out in the aftermath.
The deadly shooting of two journalists in Virginia by a disgruntled former coworker highlights that fact that homicide is currently the fourth leading cause of death at work, according to OSHA.
The nonprofit Yalla helps refugee and immigrant youth rebuild their lives in San Diego County through soccer and after school education programs.
Students starting classes this week at two San Diego County community colleges will have the opportunity to earn four-year degrees, without transferring to another school.
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