People & Profiles
Black History Month 2015 Honoree
- Feb. 2
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 most of them in years, Knight's pride in them shines through. The pride in knowing that through her work these children are thriving.
- Jan. 29
- Midday Edition
Carol Rowell Council co-founded the first Women's Studies Department in the world at San Diego State University in 1970.
- Jan. 27
An attempt by U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton to get murder charges against him dropped in the death of a transgender Filipina has failed. A Department of Justice panel in the Philippines rejected Pemberton's appeal in the murder case of Jennifer Laude.
Black History Month 2015 Honorees
- Jan. 26
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 lives took different paths because of it, the two have come together to run Father2Child. The program has one goal: to strengthen the bonds between African-American fathers and their children.
- Jan. 22
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival, which promises at least one story with a local angle, starts Thursday night at the Museum of Photographic Arts. Here's a rundown of the film schedule.
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts for its fifth year Thursday night.
- Jan. 21
The Blue Angels are hiring new crew members. But exactly what does it take to make the Navy's elite flight demonstration squadron? One former Blue Angel now serving aboard the USS Carl Vinson has some words of advice for those aspiring to make the team.
- Jan. 21
Mid-City's new YMCA boasts an impressive glass-enclosed swimming pool. The problem for this largely-immigrant community? It doesn't offer much privacy for Muslim women who want to swim and keep modest.
- Jan. 20
I Marine Expeditionary Force Sergeant Major Ronald L. Green, who is based at Camp Pendleton, will serve as the 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps. The promotion will make Green the top enlisted leader of the Marines.
- Jan. 19
Marines are paying homage to the "example of courage, leadership, and integrity" displayed by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday that honors his memory.
- Jan. 8
In a rare decision, Pope Francis had sided with a local bishop in his appeal against a church patriarch.
- Jan. 6
"Hot Guys Dancing" (continuing through this weekend at Diversionary Theatre) is a perfect advertising come on to reliably pack a house with gay men and straight women.
- Dec. 15
U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, 19, now faces murder charges in the Philippines in connection with the Oct. 11 drowning death of transgender Filipina Jennifer Laude in a motel bathroom.
- Dec. 11
"Wild" is the story of one woman’s journey to find herself and as such, there's a lot of introspection and internal dialogue.
- Nov. 20
The San Diego Arab Film Festival promises a diverse line-up. It starts Thursday at the Museum of Photographic Arts.