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SeaWorld to challenge state ruling that banned breeding captive killer whales at its San Diego Park

In an announcement on Thursday, SeaWorld said that it is going to challenge a state ruling that has prohibited the breeding of captive killer whales at the company's San Diego Park. The announcement has come a week after the California Coastal Commission allowed a $100 million expansion of the... read more

79-year-old San Diego Woman dies of West Nile Virus

Health officials revealed Wednesday that West Nile virus killed a 79-year-old woman three weeks ago in San Diego. They also said since the woman's death, two other individuals have picked up the disease most commonly transmitted by mosquitoes.

The officials did not reveal the identity... read more

One In 10 Pregnant Women Admits To Drinking in US: CDC

A latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says more than one in 10 pregnant women in the United States admits that they had alcohol. One in 33 admitted to at least one episode of binge-drinking, shows report.

Dr. Maura Quinlan, an assistant professor of... read more

Death of San Diego Lady Could Have Been Due To West Nile Virus

Death of a San Diego lady on September 8 and latest hospitalization of an eighty-year old lady is under investigation as possible West Nile virus cases, the County Well being and Human Companies Company said on Friday.

The lady hospitalized is now recovering well at hospital. Each lady... read more

Amtrak train hits moving van in San Diego

An Amtrak Surfliner Train hit a moving van in San Diego in the morning hours of Friday, prompting authorities to temporarily close the area and divert traffic.

The accident occurred at around 9:30 a. m. local time at Pacific Highway and Washington Street in the Mission Hills neighborhood... read more

San Diego businessman donated $300K to defeat Maine’s gay marriage law: report

San Diego-based businessman Terry Caster donated $300,000 to support the National Organization for Marriage's efforts to defeat Maine's controversial gay marriage law in 2009, a campaign disclosure report revealed.

According to the campaign disclosure report, Caster was one of the biggest... read more

San Diego to pay nearly $1M to settle sexual assault claims against ex-cop

The City of San Diego will reportedly pay nearly $1 million to two women to settle their sexual assault claims against a former police officer.

One of the two victims, who alleged that she suffered unbearable personal injuries in an encounter with ex San Diego Police department Officer... read more

San Diego police chief to present progress on federal audit recommendations

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman will soon update the city on the progress that she has made to fix holes found by federal authorities in supervision and accountability in the local policing system.

The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), an autonomous auditing agency... read more

Over 1,000 protesters demonstrate against ALEC Conference

More than one thousand protesters from labor unions and social justice organizations demonstrated against the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Conference in downtown San Diego.

ALEC describes itself as the largest nonpartisan voluntary membership organization of state... read more

Chula Vista’s new casino draws mixed reactions

San Diego County's newly opened casino in Chula Vista has drawn mixed reactions as casino lovers are excited to get the new recreational social establishment but nearby homeowners are concerned that it could increase crime in the area.

The Seven Mile Casino at 285 Bay Boulevard opened its... read more

MoneyTree shows decline in San Diego venture capital funding

Venture capital (VC) investments during April-June period hit the highest quarterly level in fifteen years but the San Diego region's share tumbled by nearly 50 per cent, fresh stats published by MoneyTree revealed.

According MoneyTree, VC investments hit $17.5 billion nationwide in the... read more

Justice Anthony Kennedy visits San Diego ahead of LGBT Pride

Justice Anthony Kennedy recently paid a visit to San Diego as the city is preparing for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) Pride parade.

Less than a month after the historical ruling that ended the ban on same-sex marriage, Justice Kennedy appeared at the 9th Circuit Judicial... read more


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