In Dr. Gail Knight’s office is a wall of photos of patients she has treated. They are mementos of childhood milestones—birthday celebrations, family vacations and graduations. Though she hasn’t treated ... Read more/news/2015/feb/02/dr-gail-knight-inspires-first-african-american-wom/
Andre Jones and Aaron Wooten know first-hand the important role fathers play in the lives of their children. Jones grew up with his father, Wooten did not; and though their ... Read more/news/2015/jan/26/black-history-month-local-heroes-jones-wooten-stre/
- Feb. 19
San Diego brewpubs and craft breweries are making their impact felt in the local economy. The industry made a $600 million economic impact last year.
- Feb. 18
Malnourished sea lion pups are turning up at rescue centers all along the West Coast. Federal officials say the problem will likely get worse before it gets better.
- Feb. 17
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Iranian-American actor and comedian Maz Jobrani tells his story about growing up as an Iranian immigrant in Southern California.
- Feb. 13
As Aztec Printing closes its doors, the pictures on its walls tell a story of struggles, protests and victories in the Chicano Movement in San Diego.
- Feb. 12
Carlos reminded me he was far from an anomaly, as tens of thousands of service members continued to return home from combat, forever altered by what they had seen and experienced in war. He wanted the people who read the blog posts I wrote to know this. That was why he told me his story.
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- Feb. 12
Carlos told me he and Logan had been to only one public sporting event since returning from Iraq. It was another Padres game, and the experience drained him.
- Feb. 11
Carlos said he knew Logan had a better sense of smell and hearing than he did, and trusted Logan to alert him of any danger – be it real or imagined - which allowed the Marine veteran to relax, even if only a little bit.
- Feb. 11
Carlos, who served in the Marines as a leader, teaching fellow Leathernecks the tools they’d need to survive in the war zone, decided to become a full-time trainer at Freedom Dogs, teaching Marines with PTSD how to survive their war wounds.
- Feb. 10
When Carlos first started attending training sessions at Freedom Dogs, he felt he didn’t fit in. Big reason: Carlos was afraid of dogs. He didn’t like them, and he believed they didn’t like him. In the tough, gang-infested Chicago streets where Carlos grew up, dogs were treated more as weapons than pets.
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