| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:42 PM
This time of year I wonder how I can ever really say thank you for the gift of life. I am alive because someone gave me his liver. It was this single act of kindness that saved my life on Feb. 27.
Five years ago, my liver began to fail. I started...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Nearly a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a team of Maryland engineers detected the pings from a flight data recorder that narrowed the search area to a more manageable yet still vast swath of the Indian Ocean.
Working from an...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
SAN DIEGO — SeaWorld? Check. Balboa Park? Check. The zoo? Check. Most folks heading here for a vacation visit the usual tourist spots. Those are great, but there's more to the self-styled America's Finest City than a famous theme park, museums,...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:19 AM
Vanguard 3, Westmont 2 (11 innings)
Freshman Brandon Sandoval singled, stole second, advanced to third and scored the winning run on a Taylor McKnight groundout for the No. 25-ranked Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference game Friday....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Katherine Erickson and Nicholas Ward
Joe and Alesia Erickson of Costa Mesa, and Ray and Wendy Ward of Carmel Valley announce the wedding of their children Katherine Rose Erickson and Nicholas David Ward. The young couple met while at school at UCSD and...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:35 PM
SAN DIEGO — On the first page of the program booklet for San Diego Opera's stirring performance of Verdi's Requiem Thursday night at Civic Theatre, the company's board president, Karen S. Cohn, ended her welcoming note with the line: "I can't wait...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:05 AM
The ocean doesn’t just moderate temperatures and influence weather in some of the world’s biggest cities; it also has the power to cleanse the air, new research suggests.
At night, the sea surface can absorb and remove up to 15% of smog-...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A project that could point the way to a new class of drugs to treat influenza won the top prize Tuesday night at the Intel Science Talent Search, netting 17-year-old Eric S. Chen a cool $100,000.
Chen, a senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:05 AM
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This spring’s National Football League draft will tell us who the most prized college players are. It’s thought to be a good year for quarterbacks.
College and university talent...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:31 PM
Vanguard 82, San Diego Christian 59
Senior guard Taylor Belmont came close to producing a triple-double at home, finishing with 14 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, as the top-ranked Lions closed out the regular season perfect...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:28 PM
SAN DIEGO - A 22-year-old UC San Diego student has been arrested on suspicion of an on-campus arson. A second suspect is being sought, police said Friday.
Hoai Vi Holly Thuy Nguyen was arrested on campus Tuesday on suspicion of setting two fires Dec....