- April 11
In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said SeaWorld's challenge to the finding was unpersuasive and that the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission was correct when it found that the SeaWorld park in Orlando, Fla., had violated a federal workplace safety law.
- April 4
KPBS Evening Edition anchor Dwane Brown meets some of the aquatic animals found in "Our Wild San Diego."
- March 24
A baby gorilla at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park was physically introduced with her mother, Imani, for the first time Monday morning.
- March 21
The gorilla born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park last week left a veterinary hospital for the first time on Friday and was shown to the gorilla troop's other members -- including her mother.
- March 21
The celebration comes amid controversy over keeping orcas in captivity, which has been heightened by the documentary "Blackfish.''
- March 19
It might not be part of the official job description of being a U.S. Marine, but that didn't stop a group of troops — some assigned to Camp Pendleton — from rescuing a camel trapped in a ditch in Afghanistan.
- March 18
The baby, born Wednesday by cesarean section, is being treated by the park's veterinary staff and neonatal specialists from UC San Diego Health.
- March 15
After experiencing breathing problems following her birth by cesarean section, the newborn gorilla underwent surgery to fix a collapsed lung.
- March 14
The USS Coronado almost collided with a pod of gray whales off the coast of Orange County as the ship was heading to its new homeport of San Diego earlier this week.
- March 13
Americans spent an all-time high $55.7 billion on their pets last year and spending will creep close to $60 billion this year, according to a pet product industry group.
- March 5
Iraq War veteran Blanka Stratford was catching a quick bite with friends Saturday when someone snatched her service dog, Spencer, from her car. Fortunately, Spencer and Stratford have been reunited after she offered a $2,000 reward for his return.
- March 4
According to a lawsuit filed by a boy's family against Petco, one month after getting the rat at Petco, the boy awoke to severe pain, fever and stomach problems. He died June 12.
- March 4
Bird strikes pose a serious threat to the safety of military helicopters, according to a first-of-its-kind study by the National Wildlife Research Center.
- Feb. 10
A military working dog apparently is in good health and being fed a diet of kebab, according to statement released by the dog's captors — the Taliban.
- Feb. 3
Remember back in March of last year, when Navy dolphins discovered a 19th century torpedo off the coast of San Diego? Now archeologists from the Naval History and Heritage Command are studying the artifact, hoping it will unlock some secrets from the past.