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San Diego County Will Not Pursue Community Choice In Unincorporated...

San Diego County Will Not Pursue Community Choice In Unincorporated Areas

Feb. 15
By Claire Trageser

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will not move forward with an alternative energy program known as community choice aggregation.

Oroville Dam Emergency Puts California Dams In The Spotlight

Oroville Dam Emergency Puts California Dams In The Spotlight

Feb. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

Seventeen of California's 1,585 dams are listed as being in poor condition, according to the National Inventory of Dams.

New Exhibit Celebrates History Of Black Women In The U.S. Military

New Exhibit Celebrates History Of Black Women In The U.S. Military

Feb. 15
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The exhibit, “For the Freedom and the Right” was organized by the California African American Museum in Los Angeles. It will be on display at Camp Pendleton through mid-March.

San Diego City Council Supports Lawsuit Against Trump Travel Ban

San Diego City Council Supports Lawsuit Against Trump Travel Ban

Feb. 14
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council is co-signing an amicus brief written by the city of Chicago in support of a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's travel ban. Councilman Scott Sherman cast the lone vote against supporting the lawsuit, which is still being decided in court.

The San Diego Blood Bank Putting Greater Focus On Research

The San Diego Blood Bank Putting Greater Focus On Research

Feb. 14
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The San Diego Blood Bank is more than a blood donation center. Amid a drop in demand for transfusions, the blood bank is expanding its services and customizing blood products for the local scientific research community.

Salk President: Telomeres May Be Key To Staving Off Aging

Salk President: Telomeres May Be Key To Staving Off Aging

Feb. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The word telomeres is probably not part of your everyday vocabulary, but new research suggests these regions at the end of chromosomes play a vital role in our cells' aging processes.

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House Speaker Welcomes Flynn Resignation, But Congress Has More Questions

Feb. 14
Dana Farrington / NPR

Michael Flynn stepped down as national security adviser following reports he communicated with Russia about U.S. sanctions in December and then misled the vice president-elect about that discussion.

Valentine's Day 2017: San Diego Date Ideas

Valentine's Day 2017: San Diego Date Ideas

Feb. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Matt Hoffman

The founder of a San Diego date-idea web site recommends getting out of your routine to enjoy Valentine's Day this year.

'We've Come Too Far To Go Back' Say Elderly Activists Protesting Tr...

'We've Come Too Far To Go Back' Say Elderly Activists Protesting Trump Administration

Feb. 14
By Susan Murphy

A group of 50 women in their 80s, 90s and 100s marched last month with walkers and canes through their Seacrest Village retirement home in Encinitas in solidarity with the nationwide Women’s Marches. Now, the seniors have put down their handmade signs and picked up pens and paper.

First Person: Graduating High School At 83

First Person: Graduating High School At 83

Feb. 13
By Michael Lipkin

Norm Johnson served as a military bodyguard to General Douglas MacArthur and danced with Elvis Presley in "Jailhouse Rock." But the one accomplishment he's been waiting decades for? Graduating high school.