The city of San Diego is preparing to install 19 more hand-washing stations and eight more public restrooms by next week, amid a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 16 people and infected 444 countywide.
One of the biggest events of the season hits San Diego, plus a highly-anticipated musical opens.
Miles of sandy beaches, perennially sunny skies and a worsening hepatitis outbreak: Is San Diego still attractive to tourists? Tiny homes face huge hurdles in San Diego. And a nasty legal battle holds up donations at the Conrad Prebys Foundation.
- Sept. 21
- By Alison St John
A planned “tiny homes” community in San Diego's North County has turned out to be a costly failure, and California is not making it easy for those who aspire to live in tiny houses.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders last week allocated $20 million for nonprofits to help Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients to renew their status. Some of that money will cover the $495 application fee for low-income DACA recipients based on demand.
- Sept. 21
- By Beth Accomando
The 1993 film "Benny and Joon" provides the inspiration for the world premiere musical that just opened at The Old Globe.
There's an ever-present risk of a major earthquake in Southern California. But only 12 percent of Californians with home insurance or rental insurance have earthquake protection.
Interstate 5 will be closed to southbound car traffic entering Mexico from San Ysidro starting at 3 a.m. Saturday. The closure, which is part of ongoing infrastructure improvements, will run through noon on Monday.
- Sept. 21
- By Cheryl Clark / inewsource
Clinicians are amputating more toes, legs, ankles and feet of patients with diabetes in California — and San Diego County in particular — in a “shocking” trend that has mystified diabetes experts here and across the country.
In his book, "Gasping For Air: How Breathing Is Killing Us And What We Can Do About It," Dr. Kevin Glynn talks about the internal and external factors that are causing many people to struggle to breath.