Friday, June 23, 2017

Fecal Odor Returns to La Jolla Cove Area

After spending $50,000 cleaning up bird droppings, officials now blame sea lions for smell Residents of La Jolla Cove are again complaining of the stench of animal droppings, only four months after the city spent...

City Council Passes Water Recycling Program

The San Diego City Council met on Tuesday, Nov. 18 and unanimously approved the Pure Water San Diego program — a 20-year water recycling project expected to purify up to 15 million additional gallons...

UCSD Brings Medical Services to New Regions

UCSD Health System recently expanded its facilities to the Coachella Valley and Palm Springs areas in order to extend its influence as well as enhance healthcare for patients in the region. UCSD settled a hospital...

Court Grants UCSD Motion to Dismiss Koala Injunction

UCSD and A.S. Council won a temporary legal victory on Tuesday in the ongoing lawsuit filed against them by the ACLU on behalf of the satirical student publication, the Koala, for deciding to defund...

City Pays Thousands to Settle Filner Lawsuit

San Diego is responsible for a $250,000 settlement to the victim of the former mayor's sexual harassment The city of San Diego is set to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit with the first woman...

UCSD Hosts Security and Human Rights Conference

Scholars and policymakers gathered at UCSD to discuss the human rights issues attached to the unprecedented violence in Mexico and Central America during a two-day conference on Jan. 15 to 16. The conference —...

Local Research Analyzes Sex Trafficking Data

Researchers from the University of San Diego and Point Loma University released the results of a joint case study on San Diego’s underground sex trafficking economy last week. The study, funded by the National...

Researchers Advocate a “Frictionless Border”

The report lists changes at the U.S.-Mexico border that encourage economic growth in both countries. According to a report issued on May 1, Global CONNECT, UCSD Extension’s research division, partnered with Creative Class Group, an...

Border Patrol Seizes Record Shipment of Marijuana

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized approximately 32,000 pounds of marijuana at the Otay Mesa cargo port on Feb 26. This is the largest narcotics seizure to have ever taken place at the...

Voter ID Laws Linked to Low Minority Turnout

UCSD researchers from the political science department released a study showing that strict voter-identification laws reduce minority voter turnout in both primary and general elections.The study appeared online Jan. 26. “Voter Identification Laws and the...

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