San Diego, California - San Diego has the third highest cost of living compared to nine competitor metros and ranks last in affordability. The metropolitan area also ranks fourth in workforce diversity in terms of ethnicity. These findings were released today as part of the 2017 update to the Regional Jobs Strategy Dashboard, produced by the San Diego Regional Chamber Foundation.

San Diego, California - In conjunction with the start of the Fleet Week San Diego, the Sweetwater Union High School District was presented with an $8.5 million Department of Defense (DoD) grant to begin implementation of the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) College Readiness Program in 10 high schools to support student's interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

San Diego, California - With the help of mother river hippopotamus Funani, her 3-week-old calf casually pushed around their 150,000-gallon pool today at the San Diego Zoo, before resting on the beach to the delight of guests. Although animal care staff maintains protected contact with the species, the Zoo has confirmed that Funani’s 12th calf is a healthy male.

San Diego, California - Last year, there were over 16,000 domestic violence incidents reported to local law enforcement.

San Diego, California - The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) held a pier-side change of command ceremony for friends, family, and crew on Naval Base Point Loma, Friday.

San Diego, California - San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer: "For too long we have had people living on our streets in conditions that are just not acceptable. Today I announced a short-term solution to provide safer and more sanitary living conditions for homeless individuals and to help stop the regional spread of hepatitis A.

San Diego, California - Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) San Diego finished its biannual information systems technician (IT) advancement training, August 25.