With a massive oil spill along the U.S. Gulf Coast threatening an economic and ecological disaster, the Coast Guard is continuing its mission to limit the damage.
SAN DIEGO–For the first time in its nearly 32-year history, Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park will open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day’s events will feature live performance of American piano music between 1 and 3 p.m. Selections will include ragtime, music by Fats Waller and [...]
Professor Hans Graber at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science says a new image of the oil slick shows sizable patches have broken away and are moving to the north and towards the East Coast of Florida.
EL CAJON–A man was wounded Monday afternoon in a shooting in a El Cajon neighborhood. The El Cajon Police Department received several 911 calls reference a shooting in the 700 block of S. Orange. Upon arrival, officers found a 23-year-old male with a single gunshot wound to his upper leg. Officers were told that the [...]
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. and 18 other District Attorneys throughout the state announced today that a $27.6 million settlement has been reached with Walmart for violations of environmental laws and regulations. It is one of the largest environmental settlements of this type brought by a [...]
SAN DIEGO–The rates of violent crime and property crime dropped in the San Diego region during 2009, with both hitting new 25-year lows, according to the San Diego Association of Governments SANDAG annual regional crime bulletin. “Compared to 25 years earlier, the San Diego region is a safer place to live in terms of both [...]
WASHINGTON–Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Interior (DOI) Ken Salazar, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson and Department of Energy Secretary Stephen Chu today met with BP CEO Tony Hayward and BP American Chairman and President Lamar McKay to discuss ongoing, coordinated response efforts and receive an update on [...]
WASHINGTON–Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs Bob Newberry concluded a week-long visit to China today after meeting with Chinese officials to discuss several U.S. MIA cases. China’s past cooperation has led to the recovery of U.S. MIA remains from World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. [...]
OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Senior Center will hold a “Maximize Your Memory” workshop for all seniors. The workshop is open to all who are interested in finding out more about memory matters. Although memory problems and loss of mental acuity can often occur at any age, a few lifestyle changes can greatly improve memory function. Topics include: [...]
OCEANSIDE–Vendor applications are now available for booth space for the 13th annual Senior Citizens Day Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, October 9 at the El Corazon Senior Center, 3302 Senior Center Drive. Don’t miss this opportunity to provide information related to your product or service, or to show off your craft skills. [...]