Lack of access to medical care in state prisons was a significant part of the problem that eventually resulted in prison realignment. Ironically, one of the side effects of prison realignment in San Diego is being seen in the medical care being dispensed at San Diego County jails.
Addicts who abuse prescription drugs like Oxycontin have been switching to heroin for a number of years now. While tragedies like the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman remain shocking, they are not actually surprising to those who track the epidemic of opiate abuse in the Unites States.
San Diego is home to surf, sand and sun. So it's no surprise that some very talented underwater filmmakers call San Diego home as well. San Diego filmmakers Howard and Michele Hall join us to discuss the making of the documentary "Journey to the South Pacific," an IMAX adventure playing at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
A divided federal appeals court has struck down San Diego County's concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors recently voted to allow individuals, businesses or nonprofits to name sections of public parks, including ball fields, playgrounds and trails, for fees starting at $1,000. Your favorite park garden or pool could soon be brought to you by your neighbor or a local pest control business.
SDSU researchers are taking part in a Project Kelp Watch 2014 - a program where 50 scientists will monitor sea kelp off our coast - to determine if radiation exposure has reached our coastline.
A historical perspective on this year's Winter Games from UC San Diego Professor Robert Edelman, a leading expert on Olympics and Russian history.
San Diego City Councilman Kevin Faulconer will take the oath of office as San Diego's new mayor early next month. He talks to KPBS Midday Edition about how he plans to move the city forward.
It's not all puffy shirts and parrots — a treasure chest of pirate artifacts is now on display at the San Diego Natural History Museum. It's the only documented pirate treasure ever found.
While many in San Diego have been focused on the city's mayoral race, Jacob's "State of the County" address recently outlined plans and priorities for our whole region.