San Diego, California - An influx of new faces can be seen moving around the deckplates of aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

San Diego, California - Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD-2) is currently undergoing upgrades that will allow it to field the latest weapon in avionic warfare, the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

San Diego, California - Commander, Electronic Attack Wing Pacific (VAQWINGPAC), Capt. Scott Farr relieved Cmdr. Aaron Tabor, commanding officer of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 138, Wednesday, due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.

San Diego, California - After testing a new low point last month, county businesses show little change in their optimism for the last quarter of the year. The Business Outlook Index in this month’s Silvergate Bank-sponsored Business Forecast rises just about a point to 16.8. This month’s Forecast also finds that when it comes to workload, most regard workers in their industry as being at least somewhat overworked and relatively few believe switching to a 30-hour workweek would help the bottom line.

San Diego, California - Explore the wild frontiers of San Diego County on horseback. San Diego County Parks and Recreation Volunteer Coordinator and local equestrian Cheryl Wegner recommended six trails to try this season.

San Diego, California - A tiny applicant hit a big milestone at the County’s passport services office Thursday.

San Diego, California - The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) and her crew returned to Naval Base Point Loma after completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) region, where they were greeted on the pier by friends and family, Friday.