A San Diego mental health counselor was instrumental in helping Boston Globe investigative reporters uncover the priest sex abuse scandal in 2002 and cover-up that followed. The investigation is depicted in the new film "Spotlight."
Journalists and public relations experts wrestle with how traditional journalism is contending with "click-bait" news. A forum will be held Thursday night at Point Loma Nazarene University on the topic.
Brian Turner's extraordinary poems convey the adrenaline rush, the boredom, the flash of fear and horror of war. Turner was deployed to Bosnia and Iraq. A teacher now with a peaceful life in Florida, he continues to tell the story of war through his words.
Women directors, masters of cinema, pop culture and a 105-year-old Disney artist. The 16th annual San Diego Asian Film Festival, which opens this week, celebrates films from Asia and by Asian-Americans.
The situation in Syria and Europe is considered the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. A public forum asks whether the world should be more prepared for the population upheavals that come with war.
This week in her long-running San Diego Reader column, Diary of a Diva, Barbarella Fokos decided to write about something she never has before. She described what it's like for her to live with depression.
San Diego's coastal environment is always changing and geology professor Keith Heyer Meldahl explains how in his new book, "Surf, Sand, and Stone: How Waves, Earthquakes, and other Forces Shape the Southern California Coast."
San Diego County law enforcement has long known that human sex trafficking was a significant problem here. Now, for the first time, instead of just anecdotes there are numbers to reveal the scope of the problem.
Paul Espinosa has been making films about issues affecting people on and near the U.S.-Mexico border since the 1980s. He recently donated his entire professional archive, including scripts, research and interviews, to UC San Diego.
A vote scheduled next week could make Solana Beach the first city in San Diego County to ban plastic foam food containers, commonly known as Styrofoam. KPBS Midday Edition looks at what's behind the effort.