For Vickie E. Turner, becoming a lawyer wasn’t a childhood dream, but as an accountant for the Las Vegas Gaming Commission, she felt that something was lacking and wanted more. ... Read more/news/2014/mar/03/local-hero-vickie-turner-dreams-her-eyes-open/
Most people seem to have a phobia about rats, and that's just what the boys in M. Eloise Battle's school were counting on the day they tossed a large, dead ... Read more/news/2014/feb/28/child-nature-m-eloise-battle-works-preserve-tecolo/
- 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.
- 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.
- Nov. 3
More female veterans are running for Congress this year than ever before, including Marine Corps veteran Donna Dunn. Dunn holds the distinction of being ﬁrst woman to serve as the Sergeant of the Guard at Camp Pendleton.
Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 Honoree
- Sept. 15
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.
Hispanic Heritage Month 2014 Honoree
- Sept. 12
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 was filled with challenges and setbacks that included 11 years of struggling to maneuver through the system in her quest for political asylum—and spending five of those years as an undocumented immigrant.
- Sept. 10
What better way to escape the summer heat than with some local theater productions that might be flying under the radar.
- 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. 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."
- July 25
Women are breaking new ground — in the air — making history on the newly chosen 2015 Blue Angels team.
- June 27
- Evening Edition
With “Othello” (running through July 27), The Old Globe proves that Shakespeare’s 400-year-old plays are timeless because the themes he dealt with are human and universal.
- June 11
Army Spc. Tinita Taylor has become the first woman to complete the Army's Jungle Operations Training Course. Taylor graduated from the course June 6, and her next goal is to become the first female to complete Army Ranger school.
- March 13
The San Diego Latino Film Festival kicks off it’s 21st season tonight. But while it’s easy to fill the house with opening and closing night crowd pleasers, I suggest getting out of your comfort zone and checking out the bizarre world of Un Mundo Extraño.
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