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A New Mother's Dilemma: The Challenges Of Returning To Work

A New Mother's Dilemma: The Challenges Of Returning To Work

Dec. 9
By Kenny Goldberg

When new moms return to work, breast-feeding often goes by the wayside. But California has laws aimed at making it easier for working women who nurse.

A New Mother's Dilemma: For Some, Help With Breast-Feeding Isn't Al...

A New Mother's Dilemma: For Some, Help With Breast-Feeding Isn't Always There

Dec. 8
By Kenny Goldberg

Breast-feeding rates in the U.S. fall short of federal goals, especially among African-American and Latina women. Some experts believe these disparities are due more to socioeconomic factors than race.

Marijuana Legalization Takes Root In San Diego Courts

Marijuana Legalization Takes Root In San Diego Courts

Dec. 8
By Andrew Bowen

It's only been a month since voters legalized marijuana, but dozens of people are already seeing reduced sentences for marijuana crimes. Hundreds and potentially thousands more could see their criminal records changed.

A New Mother's Dilemma: Hospital Staff Play Crucial Role In Breast-...

A New Mother's Dilemma: Hospital Staff Play Crucial Role In Breast-Feeding

Dec. 7
By Kenny Goldberg

The benefits of breast-feeding have been reported to be long-lasting for both babies and their mothers. But for many new moms, breast-feeding is a struggle.

City Council Rejects Two Major Projects In University City

City Council Rejects Two Major Projects In University City

Dec. 6
By City News Service

The San Diego City Council killed a project to build a bridge on Regents Road and a plan to widen Genesee Avenue from four to six lanes.

Salk Researchers Say Plant May Hold Key To Drought Resistance

Salk Researchers Say Plant May Hold Key To Drought Resistance

Dec. 5
By Erik Anderson

Researchers at San Diego’s Salk Institute have identified several molecular keys that could help unlock understanding about how plants handle environmental stress.

Kratom: Healing Herb Or Dangerous Drug?

Kratom: Healing Herb Or Dangerous Drug?

Nov. 29
By Maya Trabulsi

A plant called kratom is banned in San Diego, and the DEA is considering banning it nationwide. Some San Diegans say it has medicinal benefits.

Political Change Is Brewing In El Cajon

Political Change Is Brewing In El Cajon

Nov. 28
By Claire Trageser

The police shooting of an unarmed black man in El Cajon, combined with the coming establishment of council districts, could bring big changes to the once predominantly white city.

San Diego Housing Crisis Forges New 'YIMBY' Alliance

San Diego Housing Crisis Forges New 'YIMBY' Alliance

Nov. 22
By Andrew Bowen

There's a growing consensus that the region's acute housing crisis is caused by a lack of new development. Environmentalists and the building industry now find themselves advocating for the same solution: density.

High-Tech Jacobs Medical Center Opens In La Jolla

High-Tech Jacobs Medical Center Opens In La Jolla

Nov. 21
By Kenny Goldberg

The new state-of-the-art medical facility in La Jolla cost nearly $1 billion to construct and includes plenty of amenities.

Insects May Help San Diego Researchers Track Climate Change

Insects May Help San Diego Researchers Track Climate Change

Nov. 15
By Erik Anderson

San Diego State University researchers are trying to gauge how the region's ecosystems are shifting as climate change affects local habitats. Some answers may come from the insects that serve key roles for native plants.

Celebrate Veterans Day With San Diego Opera's 'Soldier Songs'

Celebrate Veterans Day With San Diego Opera's 'Soldier Songs'

Nov. 11
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

San Diego Opera kicks off its new Shiley dētour Series with David T. Little's contemporary "Soldier Songs."

To Attend School, Young U.S. Citizens Who Live In Mexico Cross The ...

To Attend School, Young U.S. Citizens Who Live In Mexico Cross The Border Daily

Nov. 9
Simon Thompson

Students have been crossing the border to go to school in New Mexico's Luna County since 1948. But not all residents think state money should be used to educate kids who don’t live in the U.S.

Sharp Chula Vista Hospital Launches Major Expansion

Sharp Chula Vista Hospital Launches Major Expansion

Nov. 8
By Kenny Goldberg

Sharp Chula Vista Hospital will soon get a seven-story, $244 million face-lift.

San Diego Housing Crisis Drives Some To Relocate, Others To Invest

San Diego Housing Crisis Drives Some To Relocate, Others To Invest

Nov. 2
By Susan Murphy

The county is in the grips of a housing crisis, pushing some people to seek greener pastures and others to search for buying opportunities.

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