Susan Murphy is a multimedia reporter for KPBS. She started working in the newsroom in 2003, and joined the new media team in 2006, where she wrote and edited news content. Susan graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
A team at San Diego State University’s Immersive Vizualization Center, known as the Viz Lab, is scouring social media and satellites to search for clues on where the jetliner went down.
The U.S. Navy held a memorial Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan on March 11, 2011. The 9.0-magnitude quake and tsunami killed 16,000 people, left 2,600 missing and caused a partial meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
The Colorado River provides majority of San Diego County’s water supply. But just like the record-dry Sierra, from where San Diego used to get 20 percent of its supply, the Colorado River is also under sustained pressure from drought and demand.
A strong magnitude-6.9 earthquake struck off the Northern California coast late Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The U.S. Climate Prediction Center issued an El Niño watch Thursday, predicting a 50 percent likelihood the weather phenomenon will develop this fall.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer said he will work with Council President Todd Gloria, whose district includes Balboa Park, on a more realistic celebration that recognizes the character and history of the park.
San Diego's biggest benefit from this past weekend's rainfall will be the water savings from residents turning off their sprinklers.
Medical marijuana will soon be sold legally in the city of San Diego, but the city’s enforcement of the new law is raising concerns with some people.
After months of dry conditions, San Diego is expected to get four days of rain starting Wednesday night. Ahead of the storms, San Diego leaders and environmentalists gathered to discuss ways to capture and treat stormwater pollution as part of an effort to meet strict new regulations.
"The level of detail in the report is really quite staggering," said Stephan Haggard, professor of Korea-Pacific Studies at UC San Diego.