The District 5 candidates seeking to replace termed-out San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey shared their views on various issues and goals during a Rancho Bernardo Community Council-sponsored forum. The online Sept. 24 event was moderated by the League of Women Voters of San Diego. The video can be viewed […]

African heroes, the plunder of the Amazon, death-defying mountain climbers and 19th-century spiritualists were just some of the subjects filmmakers are tackling in new projects pitched on Thursday at San Sebastian’s Lau Haizetara Documentary Co-Production Forum. The forum offers the opportunity to present new docs to commissioning editors, potential funders […]

I ‘walked’ Boston Dynamics’ robot dog around San Francisco “What’s its name?” “Can I take a photo?” “What is that?” The Boston Dynamics robot dog known as Spot stood out. Some people were fascinated. Others were annoyed and wary. Most, however, seemed excited to see the four-legged robot in person. […]

SAN DIEGO, CA — San Diego Unified School District campuses will remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic when the district resumes classes for the new school year, the district announced Monday. San Diego Unified and Los Angeles Unified school districts announced March 13 — four months ago — that […]

Getting a COVID-19 vaccination at the Mexican Heritage Plaza in San Jose has become a more pleasant experience. That’s largely due to a pilot program that provides live music, including Afro-Latin jazz, R&B and mariachi for people in line for their shot or waiting out the observation period after receiving […]

Note: Some charters on this list may have limited operations due to COVID-19. Check with operators about availability before you book. San Diego’s picturesque coastline, temperate climate and its reputation as a year-round fishery make this a top destination for anglers. Peak season lasts from late April through the fall, […]

San Juan County has been awarded more than $250,000 to help address the impacts of increasing outdoor recreation in its backcountry. Great Outdoors Colorado, which receives money from the state’s lottery, granted San Juan County $260,000 to “advance outdoor recreation, stewardship and land protection” to meet “urgent needs and priorities” […]

A short-term rental ordinance promoted by District 2 Councilwoman Jennifer Campbell is slated to be heard by the San Diego City Council during its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 23. A staff report outlining the latest version will be available in the days leading up to the meeting. Campbell’s chief of staff, […]

The founder of Draper University threatened to move it out of downtown San Mateo during a Planning Commission meeting Tuesday after officials expressed continued reservation about proposed changes to the historic Benjamin Franklin Hotel where it is located. The Planning Commission remains unconvinced by the proposed changes to the university […]

In true pop-up art fashion, a nearly 7-foot-tall monolith made of gingerbread mysteriously appeared on a San Francisco hilltop on Christmas Day and collapsed the next day. The three-sided tower, held together by icing and decorated with a few gumdrops, delighted the city on Friday when word spread about its […]

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates about the coronavirus pandemic. Get our complete coronavirus coverage here → Here’s Where COVID-19 Outbreaks Have Happened In San Diego County Appeals Court Extends Stay On Injunction To Reopen San Diego County Restaurants -:47 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 24, […]

Walker Ryan got two important things when he was 14: his first skateboarding sponsor and a box of books written by his grandmother. He can’t remember whether it was the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or his friend’s older brother who got him interested in skateboarding. Forgive his fuzzy memory: He […]

SAN CLEMENTE, CA — The holidays are nearing in San Clemente! Christmas this year falls on a Friday, Dec. 25. Hanukkah runs Thursday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 18. And Kwanzaa is Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. Celebrations are markedly different for 2020, to be sure. Many annual community extravaganazas […]