Thanksgiving is one day of the year when fewer poor people go hungry in San Diego County because charities overflow with volunteers to serve hot turkey dinners to those in need. But the rest of the year, a half-million people struggle to put food on the table.
Hundreds of Iraq War veterans are gathering Friday morning at Camp Pendleton to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the second Battle for Fallujah. This was the fiercest combat of the Iraq war and the deadliest urban battle for the Marines since Vietnam.
San Diego County voters met expectations of a low turnout for Tuesday’s General Election, with just one in three registered voters casting a ballot, according to “semi-official election results” from Secretary of State Debra Bowen’s office.
The Navy and Marines have teamed up at Camp Pendleton, on land and out at sea, for global crisis training. They're testing a new ship that could be a game-changer the next time troops are called for humanitarian assistance.
Thousands of gray whales are about to begin their annual southern migration to Mexico from their feeding grounds in the Arctic, where near-record low ice coverage last spring allowed pregnant females to get early access to food.
Fire danger is expected to increase starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday as hot temperatures and weak to moderate Santa Ana winds arrive to San Diego County, according to the National Weather Service in San Diego.
San Diego health officials are preparing for the possible arrival of a respiratory virus known as enterovirus 68 that has sickened hundreds of children in a dozen states across the Midwest and Southeast.
A mild El Niño is now projected, dampening hopes for a wet winter in San Diego. But some good news — the Pacific is too warm for La Niña to develop, which typically brings dry conditions to Southern California.
A coalition of Central Valley farmers on Thursday donated thousands of pounds of fresh produce to San Diego’s food banks. It's part of a statewide effort to help families affected by the drought and bring awareness to the link between food and water.
A massive expansion of the San Vincente Dam and Reservoir will provide more water reserves in time of drought, like now. San Diego water officials and city leaders on Wednesday dedicated the $416 million project.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, which serves 19 million people from Ventura to the Mexico border, is anticipating drawing down 40 percent of its water storage this year to meet demand.
Shark researchers found the population is much larger than previously thought and does not warrant further protections. Great white sharks have been protected in California since 1994 and in the U.S. since 2005.
A massive sea star die-off that started last year along a northern section of the West Coast has spread to San Diego. Some researchers are saying it’s one of the largest marine epidemics ever recorded.
The San Diego Padres plan to remember Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn at Wednesday's game with a moment of silence, a pre-game video tribute and clips of some of Gwynn's greatest plays shown throughout the night.