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Catastrophic Hurricanes A Wake-Up Call To Prepare For Disasters And...

Catastrophic Hurricanes A Wake-Up Call To Prepare For Disasters And Climate Change

Sept. 8
By Susan Murphy

Climate researchers say the catastrophic storms are a preview of global warming, while emergency officials are warning the events should be a wake-up call for everyone to be prepared.

Tijuana River Estuary Endures In Face Of Many Ecological Challenges

Tijuana River Estuary Endures In Face Of Many Ecological Challenges

Sept. 7
By Erik Anderson

The Tijuana River Estuary is showing surprising resilience in its ability to cope with large, raw sewage flows, but that is not happening without help.

San Diego Immigration Expert Says DACA Decision Is A Political Barg...

San Diego Immigration Expert Says DACA Decision Is A Political Bargaining Tool

Sept. 6
By KPBS News

Tom Wong, UC San Diego political science professor, recently conducted a survey of DACA recipients and found DACA continues to have a positive impact on the lives of young immigrants and the economy.

Protesters March For Workers' Rights In Downtown San Diego On Labor...

Protesters March For Workers' Rights In Downtown San Diego On Labor Day

Sept. 4
By City News Service

Hundreds of protesters, including local politicians, marched through downtown San Diego Monday to call for more rights for workers as part of a Labor Day demonstration.

These San Diego Scientists Can Predict How You Look Using Only Your...

These San Diego Scientists Can Predict How You Look Using Only Your Anonymous DNA

Sept. 4
By David Wagner

Can your personal genetic data be kept truly private? J. Craig Venter and his team of scientists in La Jolla are out with a new study that offers a word of warning.

Governor Wants More Reforms For California's Prison System

Governor Wants More Reforms For California's Prison System

Sept. 1
By Erik Anderson

California Gov. Jerry Brown gave a spirited defense of efforts to reform the state's prison system at a conference being held in San Diego Friday.

Proposed Workers Comp Changes Worry Pain Doctors

Proposed Workers Comp Changes Worry Pain Doctors

Sept. 1
By Kenny Goldberg

Doctors are crying foul over the California's Department of Workers Compensation proposal to drop coverage of certain nonopioid treatments for chronic pain.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer

Sept. 1
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

San Diego's summer past times are coming to a close, catch them before it's too late.

Cuyamaca College Offers Case Study In Eliminating The 'Math Pipelin...

Cuyamaca College Offers Case Study In Eliminating The 'Math Pipeline Of Doom'

Aug. 31
By Megan Burks

As if the start of school isn't enough stress, math faculty at Cal State San Marcos and San Diego State University are embarking this week on a complete overhaul of their curriculum. The clock is ticking to implement a new policy that does away with some common math classes in an effort to help more students graduate.

How A Kid's Summer Job In San Diego Brought Joy To Alzheimer's Pati...

How A Kid's Summer Job In San Diego Brought Joy To Alzheimer's Patients

Aug. 30
By Katie Schoolov

Kids heading back to school this week are probably telling their friends about what they did over their summer break. Many probably took vacations or camping trips. But one San Diego boy will have a unique story to tell — his summer volunteering with Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

San Diego State Kicking Off 2017 Football Season At Qualcomm Stadium

San Diego State Kicking Off 2017 Football Season At Qualcomm Stadium

Aug. 29
By Matt Hoffman

Things are different this year with the Chargers gone from San Diego, leaving the Aztecs as the last major football team in the region.

San Diegans Offer Help In Texas After Hurricane Harvey

San Diegans Offer Help In Texas After Hurricane Harvey

Aug. 28
By City News Service

A San Diego-based medical response team and American Red Cross volunteers traveled to Texas Friday as Hurricane Harvey bears down on the state.

California Could Become First State To Mandate LGBT Training For Bu...

California Could Become First State To Mandate LGBT Training For Businesses

Aug. 25
By Matt Hoffman

The Transgender Work Opportunity Act is designed to educate employers and transgender workers about their rights.

Move-In Day At San Diego State

Move-In Day At San Diego State

Aug. 25
By Katie Schoolov

Some of the more than 8,000 new freshman and transfer students who are joining San Diego State University this semester have started to move into campus.

Pregnant Mother Fights For Release From Immigration Detention Facil...

Pregnant Mother Fights For Release From Immigration Detention Facility In Otay Mesa

Aug. 25
By Jean Guerrero

The recent detention of a Mexican mother who is about two months pregnant may reflect a change in immigration enforcement priorities away from serious criminals toward anyone in the country illegally.