| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:53 PM
Yes, it was Friday morning at Comic-Con, but things got awfully heady in Ballroom 20 at Syfy's back-to-back panels on "Stargate Universe" and "Caprica," two shows, though, that fans might not see back on the air for some time.
The "Caprica" panel,...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 3:14 PM
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers canceled their concert Tuesday night in Chula Vista, the band announced on their website
The band rescheduled to concert for Oct. 5 because Petty is suffering from a sinus and throat infection, according to the concert...
| Apr 17, 2011
J.D. Power and Associates estimates that there are fewer than 1,000 public recharging stations across the U.S., with more than half of them in California.
That estimate matches up with the Department of Energy's Alternative Fueling Station locator (afdc....
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:45 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Move over chocolate covered bacon! On Wednesday former American Idol contestant Elliot Yamin fans got a real treat at the San Diego County Fair.
Yamin, 33, was a fan favorite on Season 5 of American Idol, who ended up coming in third place, ...
| Oct 15, 2010
Richard Morefield, a former career diplomat who was the U.S. consul general in Tehran in 1979 when the American Embassy was seized by Iranian militants and he and 51 other Americans were held hostage for 444 days, has died. He was 81.
| May 21, 2011
In Southern California, there's nothing like a very large piece of real estate to cause discord. And the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station is nothing if not a large piece of real estate.
Ever since the military decided to unload the base in the...
| Oct 28, 2010
"Take one," the waiter says, proffering a vase sprouting savory lollipops. Each stick holds a round of squid sitting on a cube of dark red chorizo. "Eat them in one bite, so you get both tastes at once," comes the further instruction. I do. The sweet...
| Aug 31, 2010
Frank C. Garland, the UC San Diego epidemiologist who, with his brother Cedric, was the first to demonstrate that vitamin D deficiencies play a role in cancer and other diseases, died Aug. 17 at UCSD Thornton Hospital. He was 60 and had been suffering for...
| Sep 5, 2010
The U.S. economy will eventually rebound from the Great Recession. Millions of American workers will not.
What some economists now project — and policymakers are loath to admit — is that the U.S. unemployment rate, which stood at 9.6% in...
| Sep 7, 2010
Beyond the 15 million Americans who have no jobs at all, millions more are caught in part-time or limited jobs that don't pay them enough to maintain their standard of living — much less contribute to the strong consumer spending needed to power the...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 4:47 PM
The head of Carnival Cruise Lines said the engine fire that cut power on the disabled cruise ship carrying nearly 4,500 people was the worst accident in his company's 35-year history.
Apologizing profusely, CEO Gerry Cahill told reporters that the crew...