San Diego

Fountains running amid persistent drought attract criticism

As San Diego Palm Springs decorative public fountains have been restored in the midst of years-long drought, many people have criticized the decision.

Decorative public fountains in Palm Springs are well-known for their appeal to San Diegans and tourists. But many people believe that... read more

Volunteers clean up San Diego beaches

Hundreds of volunteers showed up Sunday morning to clean up the mess that Independence Day revelers left at area beaches during their July Fourth celebrations on Saturday night.

More than 650 volunteers removed nearly 1,410 pounds of trash and 362 pounds of recycling material from the... read more

U-T San Diego column says city may be better off without Chargers

As U-T San Diego Charges are preparing to moves to Los Angeles, San Diego is trying to convincing itself by claiming that the town might be better off without the team.

The unscientific U-T San Diego poll showed a preference to keep popular annual entertainment event Comic-Con in the city... read more

UC San Diego files lawsuit against USC, former employee

University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) has accused USC and a nationally recognized Alzheimer's disease researcher of illegally conspiring to take federal funding, data on the illness as well as employees from its study center.

In a lawsuit filed in San Diego County Superior... read more

Red tuna crabs wash up by thousands on California beaches

Crawfish-like crabs, which look like tiny lobsters or crawfish, have been washing up on some Orange County beaches.

The Orange County Register reported that on Sunday these tiny, red tuna crabs have created a bright red rim along the shoreline of Dana Point, San Clemente, Newport Beach... read more

Dance not enough to replace exercise

According to a new study, dance classes are not enough to fulfill the requirement of exercise. The study has been published in the journal Pediatrics. It has been conducted by researchers with UC San Diego and San Diego State University.

They made use of accelerometers to measure the... read more

Liquid Biopsy holds Great Potential to Transform Cancer Treatment

A novel type of blood test, better known as liquid biopsy, could be a game changer in cancer treatment. The test looks out for cancer DNA preventing patients to undergo surgical and needle biopsies.

In the liquid biopsies, cancer cells or DNA are captured that tumor shed into blood. As... read more

Series of Strange Lights spotted flashing over California

A series of bizarre lights that were spotted flashing in the sky of Southwest of San Diego on Tuesday night left a number of residents baffling. Many residents even thought that the lights were flashed by a UFO.

NBC San Diego was told by one resident that light looked like a strobe with... read more

Educational Support Important for Kids with Autism to Keep Symptoms at Bay

A new study has found that special educational support is required for kids who continue to have emotional and behavioral symptoms even four years after their social and cognitive symptoms of autism had been resolved.

The findings of the study were discussed at the Pediatric Academic... read more

Celladon reports failure of Mydicar gene therapy during trial

Celladon Corporation’s heart failure gene therapy Mydicar has failed during the phase 2b CUPID2 trial. The experimental treatment could not meet the primary and secondary endpoints in the cases of advanced heart failure.

Last year, FDA had awarded ‘breakthrough’ and ‘fast-track’ status to... read more

Norovirus attacks travelers on two cruise ships

As per the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 passengers and crew got infected with norovirus during a two-week cruise from Fort Lauderdale to San Diego.

Members of the CDC's Vessel Sanitation Program boarded the Celebrity Infinity in order to conduct an... read more

McDonald’s introducing all-day breakfast menu

McDonald’s has planned to introduce all-day breakfast menu at few locations in San Diego starting April. The fast food giant said that it could expand the all-day breakfast menu at other locations if it is successful during its experiment in San Diego. Currently, McDonald’s serves breakfast till... read more


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