Skip to main content









Donation Heart Ribbon


Local Heroes

Meet American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero Joely Proudfit

Tease photo

Joely Proudfit is a Luiseño professor who wants American Indians to control how they're represented in media. She heads the largest Native peoples film festival in the state. Read more

Meet American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero Randy Edmonds

Tease photo

Randy Edmonds is a tribal elder who's coached fellow Indians through a common evolution: moving from life on a reservation, to life in the city. He's dedicated to tradition, and ... Read more

Food Events

Mastering Board Effectiveness: Assessment, Matrixes And Succession

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Hyatt Regency: La Jolla

The Gritty Leadership Conference

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 BRICK @ Liberty Station

The Patio At Night Pop-Up At KITCHEN 1540

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 L'Auberge Del Mar

Check out more food events →

Gardening Events

Kokedama Workshop: Weekday

Thursday, May 24, 2018 Azunakai

Kokedama Workshop At Walter Andersen Poway

Saturday, May 26, 2018 Walter Andersen Poway

Fiesta Botanica: Celebrating Balboa Park’s Plants & Gardens

Saturday, May 26, 2018 Balboa Park

Check out more gardening events →

Tease photo for story

It's A Boy! Safari Park Says Hippo Born Last Month Is Male

Oct. 13, 2017
By City News Service

A river hippopotamus born three weeks ago at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a male, park officials said Friday.

Tease photo for story

Succulents, Popular Water-Wise Plants, Also Act As Wildfire Barrier

Oct. 9, 2017
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

San Diegans redoing their landscaping to make it water-wise have probably learned a lot about succulents. The thick, fleshy plants that store water in their leaves are now ubiquitous in neighborhoods across the region. But what might not be as well known is that succulents, including cactus, are big business in San Diego County.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Italian Film Festival Launches 11th Season At MOPA

Oct. 4, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Italian Film Festival launches its 11th season Wednesday night at the Museum of Photographic Arts with the documentary "Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea)."

Tease photo for story

Introducing: San Diego Zoo's Newest Baby Hippo

Sept. 28, 2017
By Elma Gonzalez

Meet San Diego Zoo’s newest addition to the family: a baby hippo.

Tease photo for story

One Book Film Series Kicks Off Oct. 3 At Central Library

Sept. 28, 2017
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Central Library hosts a nine-part program, running Tuesdays Oct. 3 through Nov. 28, of diverse films that address the themes of peacemaking, migration, resilience and reconciliation featured in the One Book San Diego 2017 selection “The Sandcastle Girls.”

Tease photo for story

Disability Advocacy Group Questioning How San Diego's Overnight Parking Laws Affect Homeless

Sept. 25, 2017
By Matt Hoffman

Current law in San Diego stipulates that cars cannot be used for temporary or permanent shelters.

Tease photo for story

Intrepid Theatre's 'Father Comes Home From The Wars' Combines Art And Community Outreach

Sept. 22, 2017
By Beth Accomando

Intrepid Theatre Company is partnering with the San Diego Museum of Man to facilitate school field trips to the museum’s exhibit and a stage show titled, "Race: Are We So Different?"

Tease photo for story

'Wild Goose Dreams' Is About Making Connections

Sept. 15, 2017
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

"Wild Goose Dreams" had its world premiere earlier this month at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Forum. The play looks to a pair of displaced people looking to make connections.

Tease photo for story

Sumatran Tiger Cub From National Zoo Joins Bengal Tiger Cub Discovered At Border

Sept. 12, 2017
By City News Service

A Sumatran tiger cub at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., was flown to San Diego Monday to join a young Bengal tiger discovered during an apparent smuggling attempt from Mexico.

Tease photo for story

Attorney Elizabeth Lopez Named KPBS Community Hero For Her Work With Asylum Seekers

Sept. 7, 2017
By Linda Ball

The San Diego attorney is recognized for her pro bono immigration work with individuals fleeing persecution.