| Jul 19, 2011
| 11:27 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The thousands of people who attend Comic-Con every year aren't the only ones collecting comic books. Two local universities have extensive comic book collections that are the subject of serious scholarly study.University of California San...
| Mar 2, 2011
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- The 107th anniversary of the birth of children's book author Ted Geisel -- Dr. Seuss -- was celebrated Wednesday with a pair of events.
A lunchtime party was held in front of the Geisel Library at UC San Diego. Geisel died 20 years...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 3:28 PM
La JOLLA, Calif. -- Officials Friday cut the ribbon on the UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, a state-of-the-art facility for research and patient care.
The four-story, 128,000-square-foot building was completed six years after Richard...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 2:42 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The city of San Diego will resume lifeguard services at Black's Beach on March 14, pending approval by the City Council.
UC San Diego will put up the funding for city lifeguard staff at the cliffside beach, where the city reduced hours last...
| Mar 10, 2011
LA JOLLA, Calif. -- Actor-activist Sean Penn and California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among those set to take part in the fourth annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting next month at UC San Diego, former President Bill Clinton announced...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:23 PM
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,...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 9:03 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A man who blacked out in the water while surfing off Sunset Cliffs Monday is alive and well thanks to quick action from three fellow surfers.
"I was very close to dead," David Scheidlinger said. "I remember being at the top of the stairs...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 11:18 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Starting in Fall 2012, the University of California San Diego will raise the bar for transfer students coming from community colleges.
UCSD participates in a Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG) program, which ensures acceptance of incoming ...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 3:22 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A 62-year-old delivery driver who faced the loss of his leg during surgery for a rare type of bone cancer still has both his lower limbs and can walk with help, UC San Diego Health Sciences officials announced Monday.
Carlos Ortiz was...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 2:15 PM
SAN DIEGO -- An Encinitas woman whose leg was nearly severed leg when a taxi cab crashed into a crowd outside a Gaslamp Quarter nightclub six weeks ago will go home Wednesday, a surgeon announced.
Following her discharge from UCSD Medical Center,...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 11:58 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Two people died and seven were injured when a 35-foot sailboat capsized late Sunday afternoon in San Diego Bay.
The family sailing adventure took a tragic turn when the rented boat overturned near Buoy 22, throwing everyone onboard into...