The Way San Diegans are a threat to smart STEM school in L.A.

The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board has repeatedly called for a bigger emphasis on science and engineering in public education as part of a ambitious academic schedule. That is why we admired great local examples of schools, beginning with High Tech High’s various branches and The Preuss School UCSD. So it sounded like a fantastic […]

L.A.'s Chargers* Seemed flat, sloppy before rally

L.A.’s Chargers* are away to a 0-1 start after a sloppy performance Monday night that was almost salvaged with a turnover-fueled comeback. If the Denver Broncos blocked an attempted 44-yard field goal in the final seconds Team Spanos dropped, 24-21. Was this a case of “same old Chargers” despite the L.A. designation and the presence […]

Methods to Assist Hurricane Harvey Sufferers

The Rancho Bernardo-based Friends & Family Community has Set a team to help those Affected. As part of this effort, donations are being accepted by FFCC. They can be mailed to FFCC, 12463 Rancho Bernardo Road, PMB #158, San Diego, CA 92128. Write on the test, “Hurricane Harvey Relief.” Donations can also be made online […]

Nation Must Have honest look at health care

Directly after reading the article at the Union-Tribune about single-payer healthcare (“Medicare for everybody? Let us copy other countries,” Sept. 5) I went into my regional grocery shop. As I was on the checkout line there was a mother there along with her two sons (roughly 10 and 12 years old) and both boys were […]

Hills volleyball standout won’t be stopped by knee injury

Kendall Cady is involved — heavily involved. She is the Associated Student Body vice president and senior class treasurer. She conveys a 4.6 GPA and contains four Advanced Placement classes. Her counselor talked her out of it, although she desired five. In a way, her zeal to do everything that has anything to do with […]

Pedestrian hit by car hurt in University City

A man was severely hurt when he was struck by a car in University City Tuesday night, San Diego police said. He was struck about 9:15 p.m. in the ideal lane of eastbound La Jolla Village Drive nearby Lebon Drive, regardless of the driver’s effort to avoid hitting him, authorities Officer John Buttle said. Police […]

True hometown win for Ruis, Bolt d'Oro at Del Mar Futurity

There were 60 people packed into the circle of the winner as the sun was fading all trying to fit into what should be the most happy photo, at Del Mar. On final day, Mick Ruis produced the best feel-good story of this meet. The 56-year-old who assembled a fortune at scaffolding, dropped from El […]

Prep scoreboard: Sept. 1 results

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL Coastal League Bishop’s def. 18-25, LJCD 25-21, 28-26, 25-18. Kills: Buchner (B) 19, Francis (LJCD) 17. Blocks: Francis (LJCD) 10. Experts: Aguirre (B) 5. Assists: Yu (B) 16, Wilkie (LJCD) 26. Digs: Wilkie (LJCD) 10. Nonleague Rancho Bernardo def. Scripps Ranch 25-17, 25-16, 25-19. FIELD HOCKEY Nonleague Bishop’s 10, Point Loma 0. Aims: […]

8 plead guilty in racketeering conspiracy case

Seven alleged members or associates of an Oceanside-based street gang and a hotel manager indicted at a racketeering conspiracy that resulted in crimes including drug trafficking and prostitution have pleaded guilty, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday. According to court documents, 11 members or associates of this Westside Crips worked together to make money by […]