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Famed Ocean Researcher Walter Munk Dies At 101

Feb. 11
By KPBS News

Walter Munk, the famed geophysicist who turned a lifetime of questions into a spectacular career at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, died Friday.

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California GOP Lawmaker From San Diego Switches Parties, Criticizes Trump

Jan. 24
By Associated Press, KPBS News

Assemblyman Brian Maienschein said he differs with the Republican Party on immigration as well as health care, gun control, abortion and gay rights.

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Storm Could Cause Flooding In San Diego County

Jan. 14
By City News Service, KPBS News

The third storm system of the year is expected to bring heavy rainfall and snow Monday to San Diego County, along with the potential for flash flooding.

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Cabrillo National Monument Closed Due To Government Shutdown

Dec. 24, 2018
By KPBS News

The Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma is closed because of the government shutdown, according to an announcement on the National Park Service's website.

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2018 Midterm Election Results: Join In On A Statewide Discussion

Nov. 7, 2018
By KPBS News

In collaboration with the California Dream project, join us for a live, statewide call-in radio show on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. We’ll get reaction to the 2018 midterm election results from political reporters around the state and from listeners like you.

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Watch Live: 2018 General Election Coverage

Nov. 6, 2018
By KPBS News and PBS Newshour

Check out KPBS' live coverage of the 2018 general election.

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San Diego County Water Authority Seeks To Settle Legal Disputes With Metropolitan Water District

Oct. 26, 2018
By KPBS News

Local water officials have fought for decades with the Metropolitan Water District. The dispute has often left the two agencies fighting expensive legal battles and publicly insulting each other.

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SDG&E Shuts Off Power To 360 Customers Due To High Winds

Oct. 15, 2018
By KPBS News

San Diego Gas and Electric shut off power to about 360 customers in San Diego County on Monday due to high wind conditions that could pose a risk for wildfires.

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SDG&E Customers To See Rate Reductions Starting In October

Sept. 24, 2018
By KPBS News

San Diego Gas and Electric announced Monday that ratepayers will see bill reductions next month following a court settlement for the costs of closing the now-defunct San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Activists Claim Bullying Against Muslim Middle School Student In El Cajon

Aug. 1, 2018
By KPBS News, Megan Burks

The Council on American-Islamic Relations said the 14-year-old girl and her parents were attacked by eight to 10 students who had followed her home from Greenfield Middle School.

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