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Mastodon Bones Found Near San Diego Freeway Rewrite History Of Huma...

Mastodon Bones Found Near San Diego Freeway Rewrite History Of Humans In North America

April 26
By David Wagner

Scientists say mastodon remains unearthed during a construction project on State Route 54 show that humans existed in present-day San Diego as far back as 130,000 years ago.

Advocate Wages Social Media Campaign Against San Diego's Homeless E...

Advocate Wages Social Media Campaign Against San Diego's Homeless Enforcement

April 26
By Susan Murphy

Homelessness is swelling in downtown San Diego, and some of the 1,300 people sleeping in tents on city sidewalks are finding themselves on the wrong side of the law.

San Diego County Sees 39 Percent Increase In Homeless Youth

San Diego County Sees 39 Percent Increase In Homeless Youth

April 25
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

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.

San Diego Businesses, Residents Oppose Adding Temporary Homeless Sh...

San Diego Businesses, Residents Oppose Adding Temporary Homeless Shelter Downtown

April 25
By Andrew Bowen, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

A coalition of downtown businesses and residents are speaking out against plans to convert the old downtown library into a temporary homeless shelter.

Nixon Biography Reveals Connection To Failed Vietnam Peace Talks

Nixon Biography Reveals Connection To Failed Vietnam Peace Talks

April 25
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

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.

Sharp Program Helps Elderly San Diegans Get Medical Care At Home

Sharp Program Helps Elderly San Diegans Get Medical Care At Home

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.

First Person: Mother And Son Fight For Environmental Justice

First Person: Mother And Son Fight For Environmental Justice

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 Tells Story Of Surviving Nepal Earthquake In New D...

Cardiff Resident Tells Story Of Surviving Nepal Earthquake In New Documentary

April 24
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Cardiff resident Kat Heldman is featured in a documentary about the 2015 Nepal earthquake that is airing on the Smithsonian Channel Monday night.

San Diego Opera Stages A Roaring '20s 'La Traviata'

San Diego Opera Stages A Roaring '20s 'La Traviata'

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.

North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

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.