| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SAN DIEGO — After months spent raising money and working out the logistics, La Jolla Playhouse pulled off its first-ever Without Walls Festival, in which more than 20 works were given multiple performances Thursday through Sunday at sites on or near...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:46 AM
The end came quickly for Silk Road, when federal agents crept in to nab the alleged kingpin of the secret $1.2 billion online drug marketplace as he sat at his laptop in the sci-fi section of a San Francisco public library.
Within hours, though, many...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A UC San Diego chemistry center has won $20 million from the National Science Foundation to continue pioneering research on the effects of tiny atmospheric particles on climate.
The award, announced Monday, follows a much smaller NSF grant that helped...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SAN DIEGO — The military planes and helicopters that roar on training runs over this city's crystalline bay are a reminder of how deeply woven the armed forces are into the fabric of freshman Rep. Scott Peters' congressional district.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A UC San Diego student who was forgotten in a Drug Enforcement Administration interrogation room for five days without food or water described the incident as a "really, really bad, horrible accident."
Daniel Chong, 25, will receive $4.1 million from...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:31 AM
When assignments that contain the words “Victoria’s Secret” and “supermodel” are handed down from my boss, I can’t help but believe the journalism gods are thinking of me.
Lindsay Ellingson, the 28-year-old Victoria&...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease.
"So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It began 30 years ago when Charlie Murrow -- a musical environmentalist, sound artist, chanter and tooter, inventor of the heart-beat machine instrument and event organizer extraordinaire -- gathered like-minded Manhattan chanters and tooters to celebrate...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:36 PM
It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:23 PM
UC Irvine junior center fielder Dominique Taylor was selected in the 15th round by the Kansas City Royals (No. 444 overall) to highlight players with local ties chosen in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.
J.J. Altobelli, the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Costa Mesa High senior Alyssa Dasca admitted being nervous just before trying out to be a cheerleader for UC San Diego this past weekend.
The three-day tryout didn't seem so intimidating to Dasca, the Mustangs' cheer captain. The stress really came from...