A coalition of downtown businesses and residents are speaking out against plans to convert the old downtown library into a temporary homeless shelter.
The number of homeless teens and young adults in the county increased 39 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to the point-in-time count that was conducted in January.
- April 25
- By Kenny Goldberg
Most seniors would rather get medical care at home than at the hospital. A program called Transitions helps them do just that.
Ecologists at the San Diego Zoo say the biggest threat to polar bears in the wild is climate change, but it can be difficult to observe the bears in their natural habitat. A collaboration between the zoo and aerospace giant Northrop Grumman hopes to develop unmanned drones to more easily study polar bears in the Arctic.
A new biography claims President Richard Nixon lied not just about the Watergate break-in scandal, but about his role in failed Vietnam peace talks in the run-up to his 1968 presidential victory.
- April 24
- By Marissa Cabrera
Like many teens who grew up in Barrio Logan, Francisco Martinez suffers from asthma. His condition led his mom to join the fight for environmental justice. Now, he’s following in her footsteps.
Cardiff resident Kat Heldman is featured in a documentary about the 2015 Nepal earthquake that is airing on the Smithsonian Channel Monday night.
- April 21
- By Beth Accomando
"La Traviata" is an epic tale of love that is perfectly suited to the scale of opera, and San Diego Opera serves up a Roaring '20s version.
- April 24
- Bill Chappell / NPR
North Korea is threatening to sink a U.S. Navy strike group that is led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier. The regime has also reportedly detained a U.S. citizen.
What in the world happened to border activist Hugo Castro? Local companies want to build the border wall. Tuna fishermen and Seaport Village plans. The Holocaust memorial that won't be built.
San Diego County's congressional delegation will attend the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce's annual congressional luncheon on Friday.