People & Profiles
Shara Fisler thrives at her job. She is the executive director for the Ocean Discovery Institute, an educational program she founded 15 years ago, in order to empower young people ... Read more/news/2015/mar/03/womens-history-month-local-hero-shara-fisler-helps/
Children love pretend games and Starla Lewis was no different. She remembers when she was a child living with her grandmother in Springfield, Missouri, playing a game with her cousins ... Read more/news/2015/mar/02/womens-history-month-local-hero-starla-lewis-champ/
- April 24
Some 50,000 Vietnamese refugees passed through Camp Pendleton in the months following the fall of Saigon. The size and duration of the crisis caused a shift in the way the United States approached resettlement, and paved the path for Burmese, East African and Iraqi refugees arriving in San Diego today.
- April 23
Historians explain how the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, which created the Balboa Park we know today, was also a touchstone of the women’s movement in San Diego.
- April 22
Maureen O'Connor, the San Diego mayor from 1986 to 1992, will remain hospitalized at Sharp Healthcare for observation for another day.
- April 22
Once again San Diego Opera challenges preconceived notions about what opera is and expands the horizons about what it can be with the new mariachi opera "El Pasado Nunca se Termina" that has two performances this Saturday at the Civic Theater.
- April 16
Pac-Arts’ fifth annual Spring Showcase kicks off Thursday night with the documentary “In Football We Trust.”
- April 10
"The White Snake" (continuing through April 26 at the Old Globe Theatre) is an ancient tale about two snake spirits that learn how to transform into beautiful women and live on earth. It provides the perfect foundation for playwright and director Mary Zimmerman, who sees theater as a playground for the imagination.
- April 2
This past weekend I watched 14 feature films and a handful of shorts in less than four days at the TCM Classic Film Festival, and it reminded me why I fell in love with movies in the first place.
- April 1
Playwright Jamie Morris likes to take mainstream American sitcoms and turn them into R-rated gay romps with a male cast in drag. Morris’ “The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” had a sold out run at Diversionary Theater in 2012 and returns Thursday night for an encore engagement.
- March 31
The city says Wednesday's change will create opportunity in the taxi industry. But taxicab owners predict financial ruin.
- March 30
Cynthia Kelly was 81. She was the second-born daughter of former Gov. Pat Brown and his wife, Bernice.
- March 26
San Diego County added 41,000 residents between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
- March 25
Kamala Harris said that she plans to ask a state court for permission to not authorize a proposed ballot initiative that advocates putting to death anyone who engages in sex with a person of the same gender.
- March 24
- Midday Edition
Former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso is in San Diego Tuesday for a lecture at UC San Diego in honor of Cesar Chavez Day.
- March 23
Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of the last leg of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March. To celebrate that historic event, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice will present a performance of Catherine Filloux's play, "Selma '65."
- March 20
About 3.9 percent of residents in the San Diego metro area identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, according to a study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law and Gallup.
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