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  • Skateboarder hit by vehicle dies

    Skateboarder hit by vehicle dies
    CHULA VISTA, Calif. - A teenaged boy died Wednesday evening after he fell off his skateboard and was hit by a vehicle, police said. Chula Vista police said the 14-year-old boy was riding his skateboard against traffic before falling into the roadway...
  • Suspect collapses after high-speed chase

    Suspect collapses after high-speed chase
    SAN DIEGO -- A man who led officers on a high-speed chase from Oceanside to San Diego was rushed to the hospital early Monday after falling unconscious from his SUV. Officers tried to pull the man over after observing his car weaving on Interstate 5 in...
  • Man turns Paradise Hills into boxer's paradise

    Man turns Paradise Hills into boxer's paradise
    SAN DIEGO -- David Barragan spends nearly every waking moment at the House of Boxing in the Paradise Hills neighborhood. Either he's training kids and teaching them how to box, or he's training himself, with his father, Carlos, as he begins his own pro...
  • Student left in cell for days by DEA suffers PTSD, gets $4.1 million

    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...
  • In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal

    In San Diego, prospect of a strike on Syria is personal
    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. The question...
  • UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research

    UC San Diego center awarded $20 million for climate research
    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...
  • 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...