Thursday, August 17, 2017

UC Will Become Electrically Self-Sufficient

The University of California will start directly supplying electricity to its campuses and medical centers throughout the month of January. A statement was released on Jan. 13 by the UC Office of the President...

Woman Robbed, Sexually Assaulted in Apartment on Nobel Drive

San Diego police are seeking the help of the public to locate a man who robbed, beat and sexually assaulted a woman Saturday night. In a community alert email issued by the UCSD police department,...

Gov. Brown Issues Unprecedented Statewide Water Restrictions

Gov. Jerry Brown introduced an executive order issuing mandatory water restrictions on California residents on Wednesday, April 1. Under the executive order, Californians are expected to reduce their water usage by 25 percent.  This is...

City Officials Approve Self-Imposed Pay Raises

City officials in National City and Encinitas have decided to raise their own salaries by 10 percent and 45 percent, respectively. The National City hike has been approved but still requires a final vote...

Zika Virus May Spread to San Diego from Mexico

The Tijuana River Valley may become a breeding ground for mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus unless action is taken to clean up the area, according to executive director of the nonprofit WILDCOAST and Imperial...

Hundreds Attend Second TSensor Summit

Several hundred scientists and engineers convened for the second U.S. Trillion Sensors Summit on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, hosted at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. Over 30 speakers gave presentations at...

City Officials Discuss Local Cannibis Regulation

In light of new state medical marijuana legislation, San Diego may explore the legalization of medical marijuana cultivation within city limits. On Dec. 28, Deputy City Attorney Shannon Thomas issued a memo to Mayor...

UCSD Hosts Mayoral Debate

Candidates Bob Filner and Carl DeMaio discussed their plans to create more jobs for college graduates.

Endangered Shrimp May Delay Trolley

The Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project has been stalled due to vernal pools along route. A plan to connect the Metropolitan Transit System’s trolley network to UCSD has stalled after the discovery of vernal pools containing...

Imaging Technology Improves Cancer Detection

A research team from UCSD, with counterparts at UCLA, concluded that their newly-developed imaging technique is an improvement upon current prostate imaging and could significantly affect how patients with prostate cancer are treated. The...