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How San Diego Lost A Tech Unicorn

How San Diego Lost A Tech Unicorn

July 29
By David Wagner

San Diego has been called "the next Silicon Valley." But when it comes to billion-dollar tech startups, the region lags far behind the Bay Area. In fact, it lost one of the few such companies it had.

Making A Splash: Program Teaches Water-Shy Adults How To Swim

Making A Splash: Program Teaches Water-Shy Adults How To Swim

July 26
By Kenny Goldberg

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 people drown every day in the U.S. Adult swim coach Chris Holley is trying to make a dent in that statistic, one student at a time.

Family Affair Explores Star Trek Final Frontier

Family Affair Explores Star Trek Final Frontier

July 22
By Matthew Bowler, Elma Gonzalez

The play "Klingon Lifestyles," which will stage its 23rd production Friday, has become a classic at Comic-Con in San Diego. Meet the family behind it.

Makeup Artists Bring Characters To Life At San Diego Comic-Con

Makeup Artists Bring Characters To Life At San Diego Comic-Con

July 22
By Elma Gonzalez, Katie Schoolov

Artists at the Cinema Makeup School booth at San Diego’s Comic-Con give fans a little taste of how they pull characters from comic book pages.

Fans Embody Favorite Characters At Comic-Con

Fans Embody Favorite Characters At Comic-Con

July 21
By Kris Arciaga, Elma Gonzalez

San Diego native Jamie Lee Cortez explains what it’s like to walk around Comic-Con dressed up as a popular character.

'Star Wars' Collector Shows Smaller Side Of Comic-Con

'Star Wars' Collector Shows Smaller Side Of Comic-Con

July 21
By Elma Gonzalez, Nicholas McVicker

While others look forward to the latest blockbuster trailers, some are on the hunt for Comic-Con's exclusive merchandise. Ramie Tateishi, who has been collecting R2-D2 robots for 40 years, explains why he attends the convention year after year.

San Diego Coastkeeper Offers Lessons For Students, Teachers

San Diego Coastkeeper Offers Lessons For Students, Teachers

July 18
By Megan Burks

The nonprofit is helping teachers meet Common Core science education standards while helping the environment, too.

Authorities Identify Suspect In Series Of Homeless Attacks

Authorities Identify Suspect In Series Of Homeless Attacks

July 15
By City News Service

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Capt. David Nisleit announced Friday afternoon the arrest of 39-year-old Jon David Guerrero in a series of attacks that left three homeless men dead and two wounded.

Pedestrian Crossing At San Ysidro Opens

Pedestrian Crossing At San Ysidro Opens

July 15
By Jean Guerrero

A new pedestrian border crossing facility known as “PedWest” started operations Friday at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, the busiest land border crossing in the Western Hemisphere.

Band Students From Across San Diego County Join Forces To Celebrate...

Band Students From Across San Diego County Join Forces To Celebrate Pride

July 14
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Pride Youth Marching Band will play "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga and "Fireball" by Pitbull.

Investors In Donald Trump's Failed Mexico Resort Speak Out

Investors In Donald Trump's Failed Mexico Resort Speak Out

July 14
By Jean Guerrero

Several years ago, about 250 people bought Tijuana oceanfront condos sold under Donald Trump’s name. They were never built. Disgruntled buyers say they were deceived by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and fear voters will experience the same disillusionment.

Rugby Player Overcomes Broken Back, Cancer In Olympic Quest

Rugby Player Overcomes Broken Back, Cancer In Olympic Quest

July 14
By Claire Trageser

Jillion Potter is hoping to be one of 12 American women to make the USA Olympic team. This is the first time women will play rugby in the Olympics.

Biden Talks About Trade Enforcement In San Diego

Biden Talks About Trade Enforcement In San Diego

July 13
By City News Service

In an appearance at the 10th Avenue Marine Terminal, Vice President Joe Biden said an enforcement action filed by the U.S. against China at the World Trade Organization will benefit Qualcomm and DJO Global.

Cultivating The Future Of San Diego Baseball

Cultivating The Future Of San Diego Baseball

July 12
By Erik Anderson

Baseball's stars take center stage in San Diego Tuesday night at Major League Baseball's All-Star Game. The national pastime is thriving at the major league level, but for years the sport has struggled to attract younger players.

Suspect In Homeless Killings Released From Jail

Suspect In Homeless Killings Released From Jail

July 11
By KPBS News, City News Service

Anthony Padgett, 36, of Chula Vista was arrested last week in the attacks on four homeless men that have left three dead. San Diego police Capt. Dave Nisleit said Monday new evidence "does not give me confidence" in going forward with the case.