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 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 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.
- March 17
Actress Karen Black died in August 2013. FilmOut San Diego on Wednesday night will pay tribute to her great range with a double feature at Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas.
- Feb. 4
Fifty shorts, 48 features and documentaries, 10 days and five venues — the 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival promises lots of choices and diversity.
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. 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.
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