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MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

July 21
By Katie Schoolov

A MAD Magazine cartoonist compares the first Comic-Con in 1970 to today's crowded, pop culture extravaganza.

Under Siege: Women Gamers Shine Despite Online Bullies

Under Siege: Women Gamers Shine Despite Online Bullies

July 21
By Ebone Monet

Video games give fans a chance to outwit and defeat bad guys in any digital realm, but many women gamers find these worlds are not free of real life issues like bullying.

Del Mar Races See New Costs And Declining Revenues

Del Mar Races See New Costs And Declining Revenues

July 18
By Alison St John

Wednesday is opening day at the Del Mar racetrack. Horse racing is on the decline nationwide, forcing the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club to make some changes.

It's San Diego Pride, But This Woman Is Wanted For Being Gay

It's San Diego Pride, But This Woman Is Wanted For Being Gay

July 13
By Tarryn Mento

Sylvie fled to San Diego after she was beaten in her native Cameroon for being a lesbian. There is a warrant for her arrest in her native country.

No Strings Attached: GiveDirectly San Diego Founder Helps Change In...

No Strings Attached: GiveDirectly San Diego Founder Helps Change International Giving

July 11
By Ebone Monet

GiveDirectly, the brainchild of a UC San Diego associate professor, has become one of the fastest growing international charities. It allows people to send money directly to people living in extreme poverty.

USS Gabrielle Giffords Arrives In San Diego

USS Gabrielle Giffords Arrives In San Diego

July 5
By City News Service

The littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords arrived at its homeport of San Diego Wednesday, less than a month after it was commissioned in Texas.

Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

July 3
By KPBS News, Kris Arciaga

This year the San Diego County Fair at Del Mar offered a tour of the Eco Learning Lab, which provides hands-on environmental education to the community.

La Jolla Cove Named Fifth Most Bacteria-Ridden Beach In State

La Jolla Cove Named Fifth Most Bacteria-Ridden Beach In State

July 3
By Claire Trageser

La Jolla Cove has been named the fifth-most polluted beach in California by the annual Beach Report Card from the environmental nonprofit Heal the Bay.

Neither Male Nor Female: 'Nonbinary' People See Hope In California ...

Neither Male Nor Female: 'Nonbinary' People See Hope In California Bill

July 3
By Andrew Bowen

A bill in Sacramento, authored by Senator Toni Atkins, would allow people to choose a third gender option, "nonbinary," on state documents. KPBS spoke with one person who identifies as nonbinary to see what the bill would mean to them.

San Diego's Mission Bay Getting A Localized Facelift

San Diego's Mission Bay Getting A Localized Facelift

June 30
By Erik Anderson

San Diego planners took another step closer Thursday to a major redesign of the northeast corner of Mission Bay.

San Diego Expands Bait Bike Program In Pacific Beach

San Diego Expands Bait Bike Program In Pacific Beach

June 29
By Ebone Monet

San Diego officials announced the expansion the Pacific Beach SDPD BAIT BIKE program. They said while bike theft is a citywide problem, Pacific Beach is the hardest hit area.

San Diego Poised To Sharpen Options To Change Northeast Mission Bay

San Diego Poised To Sharpen Options To Change Northeast Mission Bay

June 28
By Erik Anderson

A major facelift is coming for the northeast part of San Diego's Mission Bay, but exactly what shape those changes will take remains up in the air.

In San Diego, Cars Are Deadlier Than Guns

In San Diego, Cars Are Deadlier Than Guns

June 23
By Andrew Bowen

Over the past five years, more than twice as many people have died from car crashes in San Diego than have been murdered. The statistics show how much work the city has to do to meet its goal of zero traffic deaths by 2025.

UCSD Alum Talks About Becoming The First Person To Sequence DNA In ...

UCSD Alum Talks About Becoming The First Person To Sequence DNA In Space

June 22
By David Wagner

Before she was breaking new ground in low-gravity research, Kate Rubins was earning her bachelor's degree in molecular biology at UC San Diego and doing undergraduate research on HIV at the Salk Institute.

San Diego Company Creates Fatty Algae That Could One Day Help Fight...

San Diego Company Creates Fatty Algae That Could One Day Help Fight Climate Change

June 20
By David Wagner

San Diego-based Synthetic Genomics and oil giant Exxon Mobil said they have created a genetically modified strain of algae that takes a step closer toward making renewable, carbon-neutral fuel grown in algae ponds a reality.

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