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'Glimmers Of Hope' In The Effort To Stop Climate Change

June 9
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

While most climate news is bleak, UC San Diego scientists point to niches like electric vehicles, batteries and the solar and wind industries that are seeding a decarbonization revolution.

Randy Grossman, acting U.S. Attorney for the So...

San Diego FBI Leads Global 'ANOM' Sting Operation Via Encrypted Phones

June 8
By City News Service, Jacob Aere

Dubbed Operation Trojan Shield, the San Diego-based FBI-led operation was centered around the creation of an encrypted phone company called ANOM.

A hole in the window of a comic book store in L...

Roundtable: Reflecting On One Year Since The La Mesa Riot

June 4
By Bennett Lacy

The changes to policing in La Mesa one year after a destructive riot, local governments spend millions of dollars on public relations campaigns and Scripps Health recovers from a cyber attack.

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Great White Shark Spotted Off Torrey Pines State Beach

June 1
By John Carroll

A juvenile great white was spotted off Torrey Pines State Beach on Memorial Day. Lifeguards advised people to get out of the water.

Outside of Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest,...

Scripps Ransomware Attack: Patients Say Portals Back Online, Some Getting Treatment Elsewhere

May 28
By Matt Hoffman

It has been four weeks since a ransomware attack hit Scripps Health and while some patients said they have regained access to their health portals, others are being treated in other health systems.

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Researchers Discover Highly Social Group Of Turtles Off La Jolla Shores

May 27
By Harrison Patiño , Maureen Cavanaugh

To the pleasant surprise of marine biologists, a group of highly social turtles has been discovered living year-round off the coast of La Jolla.

UC San Diego's School of Medicine is shown in t...

UCSD Researchers Find Older Adults With Impairments Linked To Drug Use, Misuse

May 20
By City News Service

Researchers at UC San Diego's School of Medicine found "functional impairments" among adults 50 and older are associated with a higher risk of medical cannabis use and prescription opioid and tranquilizer/sedative use and misuse, according to a report published Thursday.

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New Research Finds Climate Models Mostly Get It Right

May 17
By Erik Anderson

Climate modeling is mostly right when it predicts a changing climate, but forecasts may be too conservative.

The Scripps Health website is down with the hom...

Nearly 2 Weeks In, Scripps Health Still Fighting Disruptive Cyberattack

May 13
By Matt Hoffman

Scripps health officials are still trying to restore online systems after a cyberattack took them offline nearly two weeks ago.

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Information Scarce As Cyberattack Disruption At Scripps Health Continues

May 10
By Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

Everyone from Scripps Health executives to the FBI has maintained radio silence about the extent and ramifications of the cyberattack on Scripps Health. Frustrated patients, however, have become very noisy on Scripps' Facebook account.

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