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  • Local college students weigh in on presidential debate

    Local college students weigh in on presidential debate
    SAN DIEGO - Nearly 200 students packed a University of California, San Diego auditorium Monday night to watch the third Presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney.  They gathered on the second floor of the Price Center East building to...
  • Respiratory experts see how far they've come

    Respiratory experts see how far they've come
    SAN DIEGO -- When it comes to treating respiratory diseases, new technology is allowing patients to live better and longer, experts said. “We’ve come a long way,” said Suzan Herzig, a respiratory therapist at UCSD Medical Center in...
  • 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...
  • Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists

    Hopkins researcher receives new award to spotlight scientists
    Many people have heard of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg or Google co-founder Sergey Brin. But few know about Bert Vogelstein, a Johns Hopkins scientist who helped map the cancer genome and created gene and stool tests to detect colon cancer. A new,...
  • The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release

    The Last Bison, a chamber-folk band from Chesapeake, is poised for March 5 album release
    To say The Last Bison have a lot of irons in the fire is a flaming understatement. The band's major-label debut album, "Inheritance," is set for a March 5 release. A new video is in progress. On Tuesday, the band heads back out on the road. The group'...
  • Fall quarter begins at UCSD

    Fall quarter begins at UCSD
     LA JOLLA, Calif. -- Classes at UC San Diego began Thursday, with 4,500 freshmen and 2,200 transfer students on campus for the fall quarter. The high school grade-point average for incoming freshmen was 4.0, while transfers had a GPA of 3.5, according to...
  • 3 hurt when train hits big rig

    3 hurt when train hits big rig
    SAN DIEGO -- Police closed several streets in the Middletown area after a Coaster train collided with a tractor trailer. The accident happened at about 7:40 a.m. on West Washington Street at Pacific Coast Highway. Three cars were hit by the big rig after...
  • UCSD gets $500K for magnetism project

    UCSD gets $500K for magnetism project
    LA JOLLA, Calif. -- UC San Diego was awarded more than $500,000 Friday for a three-year project to develop and deploy an electromagnetic system in an effort to access more natural gas for energy use. The grant from the U.S. Department of Energy is part...
  • Deputy kills inmate at hospital

    Deputy kills inmate at hospital
    SAN DIEGO -- An inmate taken to a San Diego hospital after a jail fight was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy, authorities said Sunday. The inmate was identified as 45-year-old Anthony Dunton of Spring Valley, according to San Diego County Medical...