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.

Washington, DC - Yesterday, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) reintroduced the Chicano Park Preservation Act (H.R. 199) in the U.S. House of Representatives, continuing the efforts to designate Chicano Park as a National Historic Landmark.

San Diego, California - County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters will be closed to the public Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2 for the New Year holiday.