San Diego, California - San Diego City Clerk Elizabeth Maland made public the official ballot designation for the Citizens’ Initiative that would revitalize East Village downtown with a new sports and entertainment complex: Ballot Measure C.  The ballot designations are determined through a draw by the San Diego County Registrar of Voters office. 

San Diego, California - Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) returned to homeport following the successful completion of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016, Friday.

San Diego, California - Cmdr. Thomas P. O'Donnell relieved Cmdr. Patrick Friedman as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) in a time-honored change of command ceremony at Naval Base Point Loma, Friday.

Durham, North Carolina - As more of Southeast Asia’s natural forests are cleared and converted into plantations for growing oil palm, rubber and other tree crops, a Duke University-led study finds that 42 percent of species endemic to the region’s forests face a much higher risk of extinction from habitat loss than previously thought.

San Diego, California - San Diego County’s solar industry is growing big time… 500 percent growth in the last five years. Anticipating this growth, the County expanded its online permitting to include solar permits, reducing 75 percent of staff time for each solar permit and shorter wait times for you.

San Diego, California - A very large helicopter is back in the firefighting business.

San Diego, California - Pauline Foster, community philanthropist and longtime supporter of the University of California San Diego, died on Saturday, July 30. Foster was 82.