Alcohol Also Damages The Liver By Allowing Bacteria To Infiltrate

(Newswise)–Alcohol itself can directly damage liver cells. Now researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report evidence that alcohol is also harmful to the liver for a second reason — it allows gut bacteria to migrate to the liver, promoting alcohol-induced liver disease. The study, conducted in mice and in laboratory samples, […]

Couch Potatoes May Have Smaller Brains Later In Life

(Newswise)– Poor physical fitness in middle age may be linked to a smaller brain size 20 years later, according to a study published in the February 10, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “We found a direct correlation in our study between poor fitness and brain volume […]

Applications Accepted For Board Of Education Vacancy

SAN DIEGO — Registered voters in Subdistrict E of the San Diego Unified School District can apply for the vacant Board of Education seat through noon, Feb. 16, 2016. Applicants will be considered by the Board of Education at a special Board meeting scheduled at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in a Subdistrict E location […]

CA-Based Group Tunnel Vision To Tour With The Expendables

LOS ANGELES–Southern California’s latest rising musical export Tunnel Vision have been tapped to join The Expendables on the east coast and Midwest runs of their Spring Blackout 2016 U.S. Tour. The band’s latest single “Citrus Skies,” from their self-titled debut album Tunnel Vision (Whiskey Barrel Records), is produced by Grammy Award-winning James M. Wisner (Snoop […]

Oscar-Winning Producer In New Thriller “The Hollow”

LOS ANGELES–Oscar-winning producer Lisa Bruce (The Theory of Everything) is back in a new thriller, “The Hollow,” written and directed by Miles Doleac (Banshee), Historia Films said this week. The film features an ensemble cast including James Callis (Battlestar Galactica), Jeff Fahey (Lost), Christiane Seidel (Boardwalk Empire), William Forsythe (The Bronx), Miles Doleac (Containment), William […]

Sewage-Contaminated Runoff Force Closure Of Imperial Beach Shorelines

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health has expanded the existing water contact closure area at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge shoreline north to include all Imperial Beach shorelines. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result of recent rainfall. Sample results indicate contamination […]

Assemblywoman Gonzalez, CA Students Unveil Vote16 Constitutional Amendment

SACRAMENTO–Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) rallied on the steps of the State Capitol Thursday with lawmakers, educators, and young adults to announce the introduction of an amendment to California’s constitution allowing 16- and 17- year olds the right to vote in their local school board and community college district governing board elections. “These young adults are […]

Authorities Seek Video Footage Of Home Invasion Robberies

SAN DIEGO–Detectives are seeking the public’s help in solving a series of home invasion robberies in San Diego. Authorities need video footage from home surveillance systems from locations of the robberies at 10700 Passerine Way, 11400 Aliento Court, 11300 Spring Meadow Lane, and 14200 Breezeway Place. Authorities say the robberies occurred last week from midnight […]

Man Stole Vehicle With Baby Inside

ESCONDIDO–A man who stole a vehicle with an infant inside it is still on the run, Escondido police said Thursday evening. The mother had placed her baby daughter in the car seat when she realized that she had forgotten something inside her residence, located in the 100 block of Rock Springs Road. The mother quickly […]

Presidential Candidate Bush Cut Off During Speech

Nashua, NH–Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was unexpected cutoff by hosts at a Rotary Club luncheon in Nashua. Bush appeared to be caught off guard by the unexpected interruption.