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  • Commentary: A young father lives on through me

    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...
  • Scholarship Awards Breakfast: Corona del Mar

    Troy Bolus GPA: 4.5 School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11 Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
  • Edward Frieman dies at 87; leading figure in American science

    Edward A. Frieman, a leading figure in American science for decades as a researcher with wide-ranging interests, a top-level governmental advisor on defense and energy issues, and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has...
  • Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'

    Costa Mesa High's Dasca named 'Cheerleader of the Year'
    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...
  • Silk Road arrest exposes a hidden Internet

    Silk Road arrest exposes a hidden Internet
    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...
  • Review: Moments of serendipity at San Diego's Without Walls Festival

    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...
  • Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson to greet fans in Orlando

    Victoria's Secret model Lindsay Ellingson to greet fans in Orlando
    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&...
  • Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses

    Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses
    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...
  • County takes steps to prevent obesity

    County takes steps to prevent obesity
    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego County officials announced Tuesday a broadcast and internet campaign to get area residents to shed some pounds. Advertisements on radio and television will provide information on how to get healthy food and where to find walking...
  • Nelson wins 3,000-meter race

    Keeping up with area athletes competing in college: Western Nelson (Burroughs High) freshman, Cal State San Marcos men's cross-country: The former Leader Male Athlete of the Year had a fine performance last weekend in the San Diego Collegiate Challenge,...
  • Father and son killed in sailboat accident identified

    Father and son killed in sailboat accident identified
    SAN DIEGO -- A 73-year-old man and his 44-year-old son who died when a sailboat capsized on San Diego Bay over the weekend were on an outing for developmentally disabled people, authorities said Monday. Harbor Police said an investigation was under way...