Dog Film Festival To Tour San Diego September 25

SAN DIEGO–Following its overwhelming, sold-out success in New York City, the first-ever Dog Film Festival is touring the country, stopping in 12 cities nationwide, including San Diego September 25. The Petco Foundation, whose goal is to help every animal live its best life, is serving as the national presenting sponsor of the festival, which celebrates […]

Is A Messed-Up Microbiome Link To Obesity?

Newswise — ANN ARBOR, Mich. — For people with weight problems, news headlines in recent years may have brought relief, as researchers studying the microscopic creatures inside our bodies reported possible links between obesity and an out-of-whack balance of microbes. But a new study, done by pooling data from most of those studies, throws cold […]

Salton Sea Bill Signed By Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO–Governor Jerry Brown, on Friday, signed Senate Bill 1416 by Senator Jeff Stone (R-LaQuinta), that will allow Californians to help restore the Salton Sea. The bill passed the State Senate last week by a 37-0 vote. The new law will allow Californians to make a voluntarily contribution to the “Revive the Salton Sea Fund” by […]

Illinois Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing Government Funds

WASHINGTON–A Crystal Lake, Illinois, woman pleaded guilty to stealing more than $197,000 from the United States, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo, head of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, said Wednesday. According to the plea agreement, Nellyvette Mojica, 34, admitted that from February 2012 to July 2015, she participated in a scheme to […]

San Diego Rail Corridor To Temporary Close This Weekend

OCEANSIDE–The San Diego coastal rail corridor will experience a major closure on the weekend of September 10 and 11. There will be no Coaster or Amtrak service this weekend due to infrastructure improvements. Additionally, passengers should be aware of the following: Amtrak 796, which is scheduled to depart Oceanside on Friday night at 11:57 p.m., […]

Authorities Seek Couple’s Identity In Connection With Pacific Beach Hit And Run

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego police department’s traffic division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the person(s) responsible for striking three pedestrians with a vehicle in the Pacific Beach area. On August 5, at approximately 1:09 a.m., a silver four-door sedan was driving eastbound on 900 Garnet […]

Authorities Serve Search Warrant At Smoke Shop Selling Synthetic Drugs

SAN DIEGO–Detectives from the San Diego police department’s narcotics unit served a search warrant at a smoke shop in Hillcrest for allegedly selling spice, authorities said Thursday. Authorities recovered approximately two pounds of spice, both in bulk quantity and packaged for sale at Andy’s Smoke Shop, located at 550 University Avenue. Ossam Shaba, 55, an employee of the store, was […]

Palomar Health Joins The American Joint Replacement Registry

ESCONDIDO–Palomar Health, one of the preeminent joint replacement centers in the nation, has joined the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) which enhances their mission to provide the best possible patient experience in orthopedic care. Nearly one-in-four total of all joint replacement surgeries in San Diego County are performed at Palomar Medical Center and Pomerado Hospital and […]

San Diego Humane Society To Waive Adoption Fees For Single Pets

SAN DIEGO–Some people love companionship while others prefer the single life, and pets are no different. Many animals at San Diego Humane Society are single and loving it. The heartbreaking result is these independent animals get overlooked by adopters with more pets at home. In some cases, the time they spend patiently awaiting a home […]

CicloSDias Expects 15,000 To Roll Through North Park October 30

SAN DIEGO–Back by popular demand, San Diego’s only open streets celebration returns on Sunday, October 30. The San Diego County Bicycle Coalition, an organization advocating for and protecting the rights of all people who ride bicycles, hosts its fourth CicloSDias to give communities a break from the stress of car traffic, promote local business and […]