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Little Haiti in Tijuana, where thousands of Hai...

Roundtable: What Happens In Haiti Matters At The Border

July 9
By Bennett Lacy

Turmoil in Haiti adds to the asylum situation at the U.S.-Mexico border, an update on San Diego's effort to provide shelter for those experiencing homelessness and a study that might ease restrictions on blood donations from gay men.

Linxing He, 90, receives the first dose of a CO...

Study Suggests COVID-19 Vaccines Could Protect For Years

June 28
By Matt Hoffman

The need for additional booster shots to combat the pandemic may be fading, that is according to new research on how long protection from the COVID-19 vaccines may last.

A huge lake of melted water collapses on the Am...

San Diego Researcher Studies Lake Collapse On Antarctica Ice Shelf

June 28
By Erik Anderson

A San Diego researcher has helped an Australian colleague figure out how a massive ice-covered lake on an Antarctic ice shelf disappeared.

The Rev. Shane Harris, President of the People'...

New System Would Make Giving Testimony At Government Meetings More Efficient

June 23
By John Carroll

Making public comments at government meetings can mean hours of waiting. A San Diego activist is proposing an alternative that's as simple as getting a text message.

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New Habitat Preserve In North San Diego County Helps California Gnatcatcher

June 23
By Erik Anderson

79 acres of newly protected land will preserve habitat that used to cover Southern California.

A sign commemorating the U.S. Open at Torrey Pi...

Roundtable: San Diego's First Few Days Of Reopening

June 18
By Bennett Lacy

Most COVID-19 restrictions come to an end in San Diego County, an Oceanside city council member faces a recall effort after just a few months on the job and a new effort to track and boost racial representation in California's life sciences industry.

Wind turbines dot the landscape along Interstat...

'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.

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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.

A sign warning beachgoers of a great white shar...

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.