He won a Nobel Peace Prize for starting a bank in Bangladesh that loans money to financially disadvantaged people. His advice to this year's college graduates? Don't just submit to the world they've inherited.
The Porter Ranch gas leak appears to be stopped. The Coastal Commission stops Charles Lester. Rocky Chavez stops running for U.S. Senate. Twenty-seven San Diego veterans killed themselves in 18 months.
The idea to host an outrigger canoe race on the Salton Sea began as a way to start the racing season earlier but has evolved into a dream of something much bigger. Event organizers said they hope bringing recreation back to the Salton Sea will help save the sea itself.
It's 149 pages long and sets the rules for how the city governs itself in almost every area. But it has no way to remove a sick or misbehaving mayor, and that's something the City Council hopes to change.
With more than a hundred films — documentaries, shorts, feature films — showing over five days, the San Diego Black Film Festival is a vital venue for filmmakers and actors to tell stories about the black experience.
When a Midday Edition guest lamented last week that he didn't see churches stepping up to help the homeless, that didn't sound quite right. We looked into it and found lots of helping hands in area churches.
The new American Dietary Guidelines were published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture last week. Based on the guidelines, what should the be on the average San Diegan's plate at breakfast, lunch and dinner?
To mark its 70th anniversary, the San Diego Youth Symphony traveled to China this past summer to perform and participate in musical and cultural exchanges. A documentary about the trip airs Friday on KPBS TV.
As a kid growing up in San Diego, Jack Brandais remembers going on Sunday drives. He compiled some of his favorite scenic drives, from the coast to the back country, in a series of Kindle books called Joyride Guru.