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The holidays are here. Catch the best in lights, libations and more with advice from Pacific Magazine Editor Nina Garin.By San Diego News Fix
Alpine superintendent said regardless of parents’ views on the COVID vaccine, students shouldn’t lose the chance to attend school in person.By San Diego News Fix
San Diego typically has the No. 2 or 3 biggest gains in the nation. Its rank hasn’t been this low since summer 2020.By San Diego News Fix
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Kaci Brown is a member of the Barona band of the Kumeyaay Nation. She's an archaeologist and a community contributor at the U-T, where she’s written about lessons we can all learn from Native culture. She has an incredible life story, beginning with a milk carton ad.By The San Diego Union-Tribune
Despite protests from the local police union, the San Diego City Council voted Monday to keep COVID-19 vaccination mandates in place for employees.By San Diego News Fix
Twenty-seven years years after stealing the San Diego Union-Tribune, Carolyn Alden decided to apologize. Her remarkable story is about the decisions we make to survive, and the concept of amends, and how the smallest actions can affect us years later.By San Diego News Fix
Today's episode is about a fifth grader in San Diego who wrote a letter to President Joe Biden about climate change — and got a response.By San Diego News Fix
Members of the San Diego branch of the NAACP stopped in their tracks Tuesday morning as a segment called “Famous Baby Daddies” aired on local TV station KUSI. In it, two famous men were shown on a screen, and the show’s hosts were asked to guess which one of the men had more children. Of the 18 famous men shown, 9 of them were Black.…
When it comes to scientists, San Diego has a lot of them. UC San Diego has the ninth-largest group of highly cited researchers in the world, and it’s close to passing UC Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.By San Diego News Fix
President Joe Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that could bring big changes to San Diego. But local officials say additional local funding is needed to maximize the benefits.By San Diego News Fix
Amber is a nonbinary drag queen who incorporates social justice themes and commentaries into their art.By The San Diego Union-Tribune
A new MTS trolley line will begin service this Sunday. It’s called the La Jolla line, and it’s being hailed not just as a way to get around, but a way to encourage more housing development.By San Diego News Fix
The San Diego-Tijuana region won its bid to become a World Design Capital in 2024. The designation is awarded by a Canadian organization, and it spotlights the winner for a year, with a street festival, conference and more.By San Diego News Fix
Today is Veteran’s Day and Andrew Dyer is here with me. He’s a Navy veteran and the U-T’s military reporter. He’s been covering the July 2020 fire on the Bonhomme Richard warship and its fallout.By San Diego News Fix
A sailboat anchored off the coast is causing a stir in La Jolla, where residents are calling it a "ghost ship" and questioning its legality.By San Diego News Fix
The FDA has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Dr. Amaran Moodley with Rady Children’s Hospital explains why kids should get it.By San Diego News Fix
Ari Novy is the president and CEO of the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas. He is an expert horticulturist and a fourth generation florist.By The San Diego Union-Tribune
U.S. land borders opened to nonessential travelers Monday for the first time since March of 2020. Here's what you need to know.By San Diego News Fix
San Diego has become the fifth city in the U.S. to ban the use of the pronouns “he” and “she” in future laws. Oakland, Berkeley, Boston and Portland have adopted similar policies.By San Diego News Fix
A month after an oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach, tarballs continue to wash up on North County beaches, inspiring cleanups and new legislation.By San Diego News Fix
Public comments made during the county’s COVID-19 updates have featured hours of angry yelling for months now, but statements made Tuesday crossed a particularly nasty line.By San Diego News Fix
California burritos are the quintessential San Diego good. Union-Tribune reporter Lauren J. Mapp set out in search of the city's best.By San Diego News Fix
Dr. Lisa Will is a professor of astronomy and physics at San Diego City College and she’s also the resident astronomer at the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. She oversees not one but two planetariums, and just generally loves everything related to space and sci-fi.By The San Diego Union-Tribune
A letter sent to Congress alleges that Border Patrol has a shadow police unit that covers up wrongdoing when agents kill or use excessive force. The letter was written by the Southern Border Communities Coalition and Alliance San Diego. They say the units have been operating since the 1980s without any actual authority — and they’re calling for an …
A scientific team led by the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance announced Thursday that California condors can reproduce without having sex.By San Diego News Fix
Maya Millete went missing in January, and after months of investigation, her husband Larry Millete was arrested in October for her murder. Maricris Drouaillet is Maya’s older sister.By San Diego News Fix