Skip to main content

Quality Of Life

Tease photo for story

Roundtable: Rethinking Transit In San Diego

Feb. 15
By Andrew Bowen, Bennett Lacy

SANDAG's new director says the region's transit plan is not meeting climate emission goals, the plan to redevelop Balboa Park's Plaza de Panama is on hold, and a legal fight over asylum policy in San Diego County.

Tease photo for story

Ex-Con Accused In Hillcrest Restaurant Shooting Due In Court

Feb. 15
By City News Service

An ex-con who allegedly riddled a Hillcrest restaurant with bullets from an assault rifle — sending terrified diners ducking for cover but somehow injuring no one — was set to appear in a San Diego courtroom Friday.

Tease photo for story

Mayor Announces Regulatory Proposal For Dockless Scooters And Bikes

Feb. 14
By City News Service

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer released a proposal today to regulate the use of dockless electric scooters and bicycles around the city.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Students To Hold Town Hall On Gun Violence Prevention

Feb. 14
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The town hall meeting will take place Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Canyon Crest Academy’s Proscenium Theater in Carmel Valley. The community discussion is called "Seeking Solutions In A Polarized World."

Tease photo for story

Navy Officer Guilty Of Manslaughter In Coronado Bridge Plunge Deaths

Feb. 14
By Associated Press

A Navy petty officer whose car plunged off a soaring bridge in San Diego and killed four people below was convicted Wednesday of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

Tease photo for story

Heart Disease Remains Top Killer, But Many Cases Are Preventable

Feb. 13
By Susan Murphy

Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. live with heart disease or high blood pressure, and every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a heart attack, according to the American Heart Association.

Tease photo for story

Sports Anchor's Story Of Survival Inspires New Blood Drive

Feb. 13
By Bennett Lacy

CBS8 Sports Anchor Kyle Kraska and KFMB are launching a new blood drive this week to celebrate local first responders, four years after Kraska survived being shot multiple times.

Tease photo for story

Alleged Gunman Arrested After Opening Fire At Hillcrest Restaurant, No One Injured

Feb. 13
By City News Service

An ex-con who allegedly riddled a Hillcrest restaurant with bullets from an assault rifle — sending terrified diners ducking for cover but somehow injuring no one — was behind bars Wednesday facing a slate of criminal charges, including attempted murder.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Launches 'Sim City' Planning Tool For Clairemont

Feb. 13
By Andrew Bowen

City planners are launching a new online engagement tool to gather feedback on how and where to zone for more housing in Clairemont. They hope it will allow more people to participate in the planning process.

Tease photo for story

Notorious Drug Lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Convicted

Feb. 12
By Associated Press

Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a naked escape with his mistress through a tunnel.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Neurologist: New Alzheimer's Drug Could Slow Or Halt Disease Progression

Feb. 11
By Susan Murphy

There is no effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease yet, but researchers at UC San Diego say there is reason to be optimistic.

Tease photo for story

San Diego County Biodiversity Threatened By Climate Change

Feb. 11
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Michael Wall, vice president of science and conservation at The Nat, will give a Nat Talk on the state of biodiversity in the region Tuesday night.

Tease photo for story

PG&E To Reshape Board In Aftermath Of Wildfires

Feb. 11
By Associated Press

Half of the board at PG&E is unlikely to stand for re-election at the besieged utility company that is reeling in the aftermath of last year's deadly California wildfires.

Tease photo for story

A New Solution To The Student Housing Crisis: Retiree Roommates?

Feb. 11
Felicia Mello/CALmatters

Finding housing was one of the first challenges Alyssa Mathiowetz faced as a new graduate student at the University of California at Berkeley. She landed a room in a shared house near campus, but it came with a steep price tag: $1,500 a month.

Tease photo for story

Business Report: SeaWorld's New Leadership

Feb. 8
By Bennett Lacy

SeaWorld's New CEO, GM's All-Electric Future, and the Trump administration eases up on payday lenders.

Older Stories ›