Pertussis Cases Increase In San Diego County

SAN DIEGO–Cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, have increased in San Diego County surpassing the previous record by nearly 900 cases, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency said today. The agency says 2,072 pertussis cases were confirmed in 2014, eclipsing the previous record set in 2010 when 1,179 cases were reported. The […]

Old Globe, San Diego Library Hosts Shakespeare Exhibition

Martin Droeshout. Shakespeare. Engraving, 1623. Credit: Shakespeare First Folio, 1623. Folger Shakespeare Library.

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe, in partnership with the San Diego Public Library, has been selected as the host site for the state of California for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books.  The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American […]

Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

By Ragna Cook People all over the world mourned the death of actor Leonard Nimoy, who died at the age of 83 from complications with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy was hospitalized a few days before his death with chest pains and died at his home Friday morning. Fans from all over the world have […]

RAW: Natural Born Artists Presents Grandeur At House Of Blues San Diego

SAN DIEGO–RAW: natural born artists is heading to the House of Blues San Diego March 18. The 6 to 10 p.m. event will feature more than 30 local artists covering several artistic mediums, musical and dance performances, and a  visual art gallery including photographers, canvas painters, etc., makeup artists, accessories designers, and a runway fashion […]

San Diego To Move Forward With Plastic Bag Ban In Wake Of State Referendum

SAN DIEGO–In wake of the announcement that will force a referendum to repeal California’s plastic bag ban, the City of San Diego has confirmed it will consider it’s own. San Diego is poised to join 138 communities in California, including Solana Beach and Encinitas, that have already enacted a plastic bag ban to address the […]

Pomerado Hospital Using Advanced Microscope For Eye Treatments

POWAY–Eye-surgery patients at Palomar Health’s Pomerado Hospital are now able to take advantage of the latest in optometric technology thanks to the generosity and support of donors and grateful patients. The Zeiss OPMI Lumera 700 microscope with resight viewing system is now being used at Pomerado Hospital, as Palomar Health furthers its commitment to advanced […]

Union Bank: Small Business Economic Survey Finds Brightest Economic Outlook

SAN DIEGO–Union Bank today announced the results of its annual Small Business Economic Survey, which showed that small business owners overall have the brightest economic outlook in four years. In 2014, nearly a third of entrepreneurs hired staff and significantly fewer reported layoffs.   For the first time since 2012, the majority of small business […]

Authorities Investigate Mobile Home Fire Fatality

OCEANSIDE–Fire and police investigators are continuing their investigation of what caused the residential fire that killed a 74 year-old female February 22.  Authorities are looking into the circumstances surrounding the fire which took place at 4660 North River Road in Oceanside.  Medical Examiner’s Office says exact cause of death is pending further pathology results. The […]

8 More Flu Deaths Reported In San Diego

SAN DIEGO–Influenza claimed the lives of eight more San Diegans last week, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths this season to 62, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday. “While influenza activity appears to be decreasing, people should continue to take precautionary measures to avoid getting sick,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H, […]

County Offers Free Tax Preparations Help For Low Income Families

SAN DIEGO–Through April 15, the County will be helping low-income families and individuals file their income tax returns and increase the amount they get back. More than 500 volunteers will help prepare and file taxes electronically at about 75 sites across the region, including one at the Westfield Mission Valley Mall. However, individuals have to […]