When Myra Curiel aged out of the foster care system and enrolled in Casa de Amparo’s New Directions transitional housing program in Oceanside, she received a welcome basket. Read more/news/2014/sep/15/local-hero-myra-curiel-helps-aging-out-foster-yout/
Carmen Kcomt is filled with pride. On June 25th, this 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero who hails from Peru, finally became a United States citizen. The journey to citizenship ... Read more/news/2014/sep/12/hispanic-heritage-month-local-hero-carmen-kcomt-ad/
- Sept. 5
The nocturnal fox pup has spurts of energy, so animal care staff have been giving him lots of toys and food puzzles to help keep him busy.
- Sept. 5
A driver spotted the highly poisonous snake and called authorities. It was captured without incident and is headed next to the San Diego Zoo.
- Sept. 4
Accompanied by his puppy companion, a male cheetah cub at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is recovering from surgery to repair growth abnormalities in his limbs.
- Sept. 3
The Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating the death of Pvt. 1st Class Darrell Robinson, 23, who was found dead at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Aug. 31. Robinson was a military police officer with the 550th Military Working Dog Detachment.
- Sept. 1
Marine veteran and professional mixed martial arts fighter Kelsey DeSantis may best be known for taking Justin Timberlake as her date to the Marine Corps Ball. Well, DeSantis is making headlines again, this time for competing in a beauty pageant-esque competition called Ms. Veteran America.
- Aug. 29
Now 5 months old, baby gorilla Joanne still rides on mom's back usually but is now spending more time sitting and crawling around her enclosure.
- Aug. 28
Emerson, a 440-pound Galapagos tortoise who has been at the San Diego Zoo since the 1980s, was flown to Detroit and then driven to Ohio on Wednesday.
- Aug. 27
For the past decade, Barbarella Fokos has been writing her popular column Diary of a Diva for the San Diego Reader. Now she has released her first book, "Diary of a Diva: Behind the Lipstick."
- Aug. 26
Brands of almond and peanut butters recalled from store shelves because of possible Salmonella contamination were sold by military commissaries, according to an announcement the Defense Commissary Agency.
- Aug. 22
The historic drought is reducing supplies of California honey, raising prices for consumers and making it harder for beekeepers to earn a living.