San Diego

Something's Killing San Diego Restaurant Jobs - How About That Minimum Wage Rise, Huh?

As I’ve been known to remark before, a rise in the minimum wage would be expected to reduce the number of low end jobs in an area. We just really are sure that people buy less of something as it becomes more expensive and we’ve just no reason to think that labour doesn’t work this way, just as …

Economics

Poll: Donald Trump thinking of calling it quits?

<b>Are we about to lose our latest president?</b><p>Is Trump getting ready to resign? The statements “I miss my old life,” “I thought it would be easier than …

Donald Trump

Note to my wife: You'll receive an email from me from the grave

My fingers were on the keyboard, but they weren’t moving.<p>What do you say to a loved one in an email that’s meant to be delivered after you die?<p>I’ve …

afterlife

Falsely Accused: Settlement between SDSU and former student

Updated:Saturday, April 29 2017 2:30 AM EDT2017-04-29 06:30:30 GMT<p>For more than 400 of San Diego's special needs students, it was a night to remember …

California

San Diego Zoo and its partners to try another Hawaiian crow release despite earlier deaths

Conservationists with San Diego Zoo Global are planning a second attempt to reintroduce the critically endangered Hawaiian crow to the wild.<p>On the …

Birds

Why Muslims are marching for climate

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the cropless farmer to the beleaguered first responder to the person forced to evacuate their flooded home, we all have our reasons for caring about climate change. As an Indonesian-born Muslim living in California, it is my faith that compels me to protect our earth.<p>For many people …

Climate

Instant Replay: Arroyo's late-game heroics lifts Giants past Padres

SAN FRANCISCO — On Monday, Christian Arroyo made his MLB debut. Tuesday brought his first hit and on Wednesday it was the first homer. Thursday’s …

San Diego Padres

Thieves steal $20K worth of Apple products from La Jolla and Fashion Valley malls

Updated:Friday, April 28 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-04-28 22:32:01 GMT<p>Brazen thieves stole tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from Apple …

California

Do members of the clergy have to report abuse? Yes and no

In California, there are many jobs in which a person is required by law to report child abuse or neglect if he or she suspects such a crime has been …

Religion

San Diego Gulls defeat the Ontario Reign

Updated:Saturday, April 29 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-04-29 06:09:52 GMT<p>Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas plans to attend his sister's funeral on Saturday …

Basketball

Man found dead in Carlsbad Mall parking lot

A man was found dead in a Carlsbad mall parking lot Friday, police said.<p>A 911 caller told police he found the man with a gunshot wound to his head …

Policing

Three Aztecs chosen on final day of NFL Draft

San Diego State offensive guard Nico Siragusa walks around with a smile permanently etched on his face. The grin must have grown ear-to-ear when …

NFL

Back Story: How San Diego County treats mentally ill inmates in jail

This week’s In Depth looks into improvements the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has made inside the jails to meet the needs of a large …

Mental Health

Reminder: San Diego Travel Meetup at Park & Rec (Saturday, April 29 @ 12pm)

Good afternoon everyone, happy almost weekend! I just wanted to remind those of you in the San Diego area that I will be in San Diego this weekend …

Travel

DUI suspect arrested after 30-minute chase

A DUI suspect who led authorities on a 30-minute chase was arrested Friday night after a California Highway Patrol officer deliberately clipped his …

Policing

Porngate and 'fake' news: Give Navy SEAL porn 'star' a break

Lately the free press has been under attack by the White House, and the press is fighting back. But are they guilty of reporting what the …

Fake News

Chargers draftees, Day 3 of NFL Draft

Was it time for the Chargers to draft a defensive player Saturday, after investing their top three picks in a wide receiver and two offensive linemen?<p>…

NFL

Economic growth stumbles to worst rate in two years, underscoring Trump's challenge

The economy stumbled at the start of 2017, expanding at its slowest pace in two years in a demonstration of the difficulty President Trump will have …

Wilbur Ross

Padres on deck: The first series at AT&T Park

Previewing the Padres’ three-game series at the San Francisco Giants: 7:15 p.m. Friday, 6:05 p.m. Saturday and 1:05 p.m. Sunday.

Basketball

Short-term rental hosts beware: city going after delinquent lodging taxes

Even as confusion still reigns over whether short-term rentals are legal in San Diego, the city plans to step up its efforts to collect back lodging …

Sharing Economy

Already an ace defender, Austin Hedges showing potential at the plate

The plaudits for Austin Hedges circulated far and wide before his first season as the Padres’ everyday catcher. Recently, a brighter spotlight has …

Baseball

Encinitas streets to be filled with art

The Spring Street Fair, a three-decade tradition in Encinitas, is expected to attract more than 100,000 folks to the downtown area Saturday and …

California

El Cajon's poverty rate highest in East County

According to a study by the Center on Policy Initiatives, the city of El Cajon had the highest poverty rate of the four East County cities between …

Human Geography

Gov. Brown signs bill raising gas tax and vehicle fees by $5.2 billion annually for road and bridge repairs

California motorists will start paying higher gas and diesel taxes on Nov. 1 under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown to provide $5.2 …

California

Driver smashes into tree, is seriously hurt in Rancho Bernardo

A driver smashed his car into a tree in Rancho Bernardo, leaving him trapped in the wreckage for nearly an hour Friday, San Diego police said.<p>The …

California

A glass-half-empty look at Chargers draft

The strangely addicting football hootenanny called the NFL Draft is now three-sevenths done.<p>Three draftees, selected 7th, 38th and 71st, have joined …

NFL Draft

Fox Business host volunteers for animal therapy program

When dog handlers from Oceanside’s Love on a Leash pet therapy program show up at local jails, hospitals, hospice wards and dementia centers, the …

Dogs

Cancer diagnostics maker Epic Sciences raises $40 million

Epic Sciences, a developer of highly specific cancer blood tests, said Friday it has raised $40 million in venture capital funding.<p>Based on …

Cancer

Ahoy, cruisers: Your terminal may move to Harbor Island

As it plans its next 50 years, the San Diego Unified Port District is considering moving its cruise ship terminal on B Street Pier to Harbor …

California

Liberty Public Market gets weekly farmers market

The market is getting a market.<p>Liberty Public Market, the popular food hall at Point Loma’s Liberty Station, will debut a weekly outdoor farmers …

Farming