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Whether to kill San Diego mountain lions

Julian bow hunter weighs in after Peñasquitos attack

At approximately 2:30 pm on May 27 (Memorial Day), a 4-year-old boy was attacked by a mountain lion in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve. The child survived the attack and was transported to Rady Children’s Hospital ...

UCSD researchers use organs from aborted babies

“Fetal tissue remains the gold standard"

Researchers from the UCSD School of Medicine are in the market for human organs that are "fresh" and "fetal," according to emails published by the Center for Medical Progress, a citizen journalist/medical ethics watchdog group ...

UCSD Extension starts income share agreements with web design, digital marketing

A Milton Friedman idea from 1955

Aside from home mortgages, student loans are the most pervasive form of debt in the United States today, surpassing even credit card and auto loan borrowing. In 2018, roughly 44 million borrowers collectively owed more ...

San Diego Unified dumps anti-Islamophobia initiative

CAIR had ties to terror groups

On March 7 a group of parents represented by San Diego attorney Charles S. LiMandri, chief counsel of the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund, settled a lawsuit — Citizens for Quality Education v. Richard Barrera ...

Will Horvath assembly bill solve Mission Beach airbnb problem?

“You can’t expect the police to come out to a large party in the middle of the night"

At her dining room table in South Mission Beach, Stevie Wheeler is wondering aloud about how reducing the number of already existing short term rentals in Mission Beach could possibly work. “How would you choose ...

San Diego’s cut in parking spaces hurts homeless

Will they owe their souls to the company town?

Where to store the Subaru, curb the Kia, or dock the Dodge? As San Diego’s housing crisis grinds on, the question of parking has become a monster whose tentacles reach well beyond conventional issues such ...

Why so many pedestrian accidents in San Diego?

The fatal 15 intersections upgraded

A week doesn’t go by without news of a hit-and-run or a near miss caused by a speeding driver. Residents on the Mount Streets in Clairemont have reported parked cars in front of homes getting ...

Spring breakers flock to Rosarito

The thrill of Papas and Beer, Bombay Beach Club, Club Tequilas, Coco Beach

Any worries among local business that media reports and government warnings about violence in Mexico would scare away spring breakers were dispelled when college students flocked to Rosarito Beach in droves. “It’s not as bad ...

SDSU profs fight cuts to humanities

100 years of U.S. history in three units

Along with their general education courses, San Diego State undergraduates and all others of the Cal State University must take coursework in an area called “American Institutions.” The focus areas of this requirement, mandated by ...

What happened in ransomware attack on Port of San Diego

Iran-backed hackers demanded Bitcoin

New disclosures reveal higher stakes than previously known when the Port of San Diego fell victim in late 2018 to a major cyberattack now believed to have originated in Iran. “This cyberattack was called 21st-century ...

Planned Parenthood med director Deborah Nucatola

Wine and salad while discussing baby parts

Tom Palmisano's admission on video

Tom Palmisano, Edison's chief nuclear officer

NightmAirbnb in Burlingame

Rachel Smith takes us on a tour of her historic home in the Burlingame neighborhood of San Diego and discusses her neighbors' and the city's complaints about her legal use of the property as an Airbnb host.

Alison DaRosa and the San Diego Essential Guide

The app's creator discusses its fate.

Rocket's genesis

Developers of the Rocket app discuss its beginnings and plans for the future.

Musical cars

John Forouzandeh speaks about his experience when parking in his Kearny Mesa neighborhood..

The Free Ride, San Diego

Take a jaunt with the Free Ride, an "experiential marketing" service that will drive you wherever you want to go.

Fred Luddy at ServiceNow Knowledge13

Fred Luddy sticks his foot in his mouth from 5:35 to 5:44 when he boasts that great artists steal, and that he has been a thief all his life.

UCAN Destroys Documents

This video shows Bob Ames, UCAN chief operating officer, destroying documents. He was brought aboard in April, the month after UCAN CEO Michael Shames told staffers that unless complaints stopped, he would dissolve the organization. The complaints did not stop, and two whistleblowers are now in court. Ames wants to be named receiver.

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