It's the fifth anniversary of Chelsea's Law — AB1844 — which reformed California criminal sentencing law to include life without the possibility of parole for offenders who commit forcible sex crimes against children.
The California Budget and Policy Center's annual report shows the number of women and minorities working in the state is higher than ever, but they lag behind their white, male counterparts in wages and benefits.
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 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.
Firefighters continue to fight wildfires across Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. As San Diego County prepares for wildfire season, we look at new technologies that will help firefighters and residents.
Back in the 1920s, a group of plucky amateur filmmakers based in La Jolla produced several feature length and short silent films. Three of those shorts will be screened Thursday, with live music accompaniment.
Earthquakes are nothing new to Californians. Nearly 2,100 temblors shook Southern California in the last year. What do we really know about earthquakes? What's the latest research about earthquakes and climate change?
Four states and the district of Columbia have legalized marijuana, and California could be next. A recent report by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy provides a road map for regulating pot.
It's been a year since President Obama sent U.S. advisers to Iraq to help that nation's soldiers fight back against the so-called Islamic State. Among those still deployed as trainers are Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Pendleton.
A new biography focuses on Leon Williams and his contributions to San Diego County. Williams, the first African American to serve on the City Council and the County Board of Supervisors, worked for inclusive policies for all.
The Boy Scouts of America made a big change in policy last week. After years of defending its policy against gay troop leaders, the Boy Scouts' national executive board voted to end the ban on gay adult leaders.