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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.
The U.S. stock market has been rising and falling at an alarming rate. Midday Edition looks into what this means for retirement plans.
A new study finds that 25 percent of female sex workers in northern Mexico entered the sex trade as minors.
A new research nexus in La Jolla aims to anticipate the problems and offer solutions to the inevitable effects of climate change.
- Aug. 26
Instead of only considering jobs in academia, as generations have done in the past, Ph.D. students are branching out to for profit companies. A new program at UC San Diego aims to help them land these jobs and fit in with corporate culture.
- Aug. 25
American sports stadiums aren't just places to watch a game, they’re places to eat. But where does that food come from, and what happens to the waste?
Firefighters continue to fight wildfires across Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. As San Diego County prepares for wildfire season, we look at new technologies that will help firefighters and residents.
A new study finds that survival rates for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) did not improve with invasive treatment, adding fuel to the argument that some cancers are treated too aggressively.
- Aug. 20
According to the SANDAG, 15 percent of women and 13 percent of men arrested in San Diego County last year tested positive for heroin or some sort of opiate.
The debate over a plan to build a new outdoor mall near a North County lagoon continues as Carlsbad city leaders prepare to vote on it next Tuesday.
Researchers at UC San Diego find a popular smoking cessation drug is not boosting the numbers of smokers who quit.
San Diego is tens of thousands of units short of the goal for affordable homes for sale, and the rental market is also soaring out of reach for low-income San Diegans.
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