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."
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.
California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) joined Midday Edition Wednesday to discuss wrapping up the 2015 regular legislative session and her future plans as she plans to end her term in state office.
The team and city of San Diego failed to meet their Friday deadline for a stadium agreement. "The Chargers are unwilling to go along with the city's ill-conceived strategies," Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani told the Associated Press.
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.
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.
San Diego's Pride Parade and Festival take place this weekend and there's plenty to celebrate in the LGBT community. Midday Edition takes a look at victories and challenges still facing many in the LGBT community.
After 9-1/2 years traveling 4.67 billion miles from earth at a speed of over 36,000 miles per hour - the spacecraft New Horizons is presumed to have gotten a close-up of Pluto. San Diego astronomers tell us what scientists hope to learn about the farthest planetary mass in our solar system.
Summer grilling is in full swing. Steven Raichlen of "Project Smoke" talks about smoking your favorite food, desert and even cocktails, while San Diego chef Jeff Rossman of Terra American Bistro explains how to build a better burger.
The San Diego Welfare Coalition announced a new policy Wednesday that would lead to fewer dogs and cats being euthanized at shelters. Midday Edition reviews the policy and concerns that it may lead to overcrowding.
Midday Edition looks back at 1985 and the Normal Heights fire that destroyed 76 homes and damaged another 57. The fire prompted San Diego leaders to establish several initiative and improve water pressure in the mid-city area.