| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:18 PM
Residents across San Diego County are being urged to help fight the growing problem of prescription- drug abuse by taking part in a nationwide medication "take back'' drive this weekend.
On Saturday, hospitals, police stations, military facilities and...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 2:59 PM
A UC San Diego professor who specializes in sign language is the recipient of a $500,000 award from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, it was announced Tuesday.
Carol Padden, a professor in UCSD's Department of Communication, will receive...
| Oct 6, 2010
The oldest research ship in the Scripps Institution of Oceanography's fleet is almost never in port, yet it has docked for brief stay and provided lessons to teachers from across the nation.
The 279-foot long USNS Melville has been in service since...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 8:45 AM
Authorities said a lobster diver pulled unconscious from Mission Bay in San Diego has died.
Luke Ausdemore, 25, of Rancho Penasquitos was lobster diving near Mariner's Point when a friend found him unconscious about 20 feet underwater Tuesday night and...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 12:12 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn says he has cancer in a salivary gland.
He told The San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was discovered last month and he faces seven to eight weeks of treatment - radiation five times a week and chemotherapy...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:18 PM
As we try to enjoy the last few weeks of summer vacation, the school bells are blaring in the distance. If we're not being reminded of how much it's going to cost us to buy a backpack and load it up with the school supplies once actually supplied by...
| Aug 13, 2011
Fifteen hundred people gathered at Mission Bay to celebrate life Saturday afternoon.
It's part of the annual picnic hosted by UCSD Medical Center for children who spent time in their infant special care center, or neo-natal unit, as babies.
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:19 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. - Researchers at the University of California San Diego said Monday they have detected small amounts of radioactivity from Japanese nuclear reactors damaged by the Marchearthquake and tsunami.
The disclosure came in a report prepared...
| Aug 16, 2011
LA JOLLA, Calif. - A math-loving La Jolla teen excelled at a mathematical competition in China and brought home a bronze medal.
La Jolla High School junior Sarah Herrmann, 15, received a bronze medal at the two-day China Girls Mathematical Olympiad in...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:55 AM
San Diego police said detectives don't plan to interview Kobe Bryant about an alleged dust-up at a San Diego church until the man who filed a police report agrees to talk.
An attorney for Bryant denies that his client hurt a young man out of anger...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:46 AM
SAN DIEGO -- UC San Diego was third "coolest'' school in the annual ranking of the most sustainable colleges and universities released Wednesday by Sierra Magazine, the publication of the Sierra Club.
UCSD was honored for its co-generation plant that...