Desalination has become a hot topic as California looks to mitigate the ongoing drought. Midday Edition takes a look at lessons learned from Australia's drought.
California agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds of inmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.
Roughly 50 percent of San Diego community college students are 25 or older. What does it take for those so-called "non-traditional students" to succeed in college?
Many San Diegans gathered this weekend to pick their Fantasy Football teams. Midday Edition discusses the game and who is making money from it.
According to San Diego Coastkeeper, 80 percent of marine debris in the Pacific Ocean comes from inland sources through storm drains.
- Aug. 28
Local police departments have issues to deal with. The killer of SDPD officer Archie Buggs is up for parole — again. Chief Shelley Zimmerman's efforts at transparency, especially with videos, have come up short. A lethal shooting in Oceanside highlights how little cops know about mental illness.
The 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina brings up painful memories for some San Diegans. We hear from a woman who relocated after losing everything to the storm and how San Diegans helped out in the aftermath.
The deadly shooting of two journalists in Virginia by a disgruntled former coworker highlights that fact that homicide is currently the fourth leading cause of death at work, according to OSHA.
- Aug. 27
- Midday Edition
Azim Khamisa's story of forgiveness after his son's murder inspired journalist Megan Feldman Bettencourt to write a book on the topic. It's called "Triumph of the Heart Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World."
The nonprofit Yalla helps refugee and immigrant youth rebuild their lives in San Diego County through soccer and after school education programs.