A UC San Diego sociology professor examines how mental illness has been viewed through the centuries in his new book, "Madness In Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine."
California's water board adopted environmental guidelines for building and operating desalination plants. But critics of the process say the rules are not strict or clear enough to make sure desalination plants are environmentally sound.
Bosnian and Iraq War veteran Brian Turner shares his memories of war, both his own and through the eyes of others, in his memoir, “My Life as a Foreign Country,” during the Grossmont Literary Arts Festival.
The number of new cases of Ebola in West Africa continue to wind down and the U.S. Ebola panic appears to be over. What are the lessons learned from the Ebola epidemic for the U.S. and responding nations? And what would happen with a new outbreak?
The 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War is being remembered this week. Among those remembering the anniversary of the war's end is Bill Ketchum who has a direct connection to a Civil War soldier.
State Sen. Marty Block is proposing a bill that would invest millions into the University of California and California State University systems. The plan includes giving students money for finishing school on time.
Re-learning the lessons of nature, and using that knowledge in your own community. That's the core of a new series of workshops starting up in a community of San Diego that has long been considered a food desert.
David Huntley is a former San Diego State University professor and triathlete who was diagnosed with ALS in 2013. He wants the right to take a drug called GM604, which is aimed at fighting the progression of the disease.
The state has mandated cars have high-fuel efficiencies, and encouraged drivers to buy hybrid and electric vehicles, all in an effort to reduce gas consumption. And it's been working - so well, that we now have to find a new way to finance road maintenance.