San Diego, California - San Diego State head baseball coach Mark Martinez was honored with Center for Community Solutions' Champions Award, recognizing his efforts in starting Healthy Relationships and Consent Education training with SDSU baseball student-athletes and coaches.

San Diego, California - As part of a joint venture between San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego, SDSU will host former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff, who served as the country’s first female president from 2011-2016, will discuss the future of democracy in the South American country.

Escondido, California - An almost 1-month-old Somali wild ass foal kicked up her heels and nuzzled her mom as she explored her exhibit at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park earlier today (Wednesday, April 11, 2018). The little foal, yet to be named, was born March 17. While the majority of her day is spent hanging with and nursing from mom, she also spends time frolicking with four yearlings and six other adults in her herd.

San Ysidro, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry thwarted three alleged narcotic smuggling attempts over the weekend after discovering teens carrying packages of fentanyl strapped to their bodies.

Fairfax, Virginia - University of California San Diego men’s tennis senior Justin Zhang has been named the Arthur Ashe Jr. Male Sports Scholar of the Year for men’s tennis, the publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education recently announced.

Del Mar, California - Sports celebrities and prominent military figures will join forces for the 2018 Del Mar Country Club Golf Tournament and Dinner-Gala, set to be held at the famed Del Mar Country Club on Saturday, April 21.

San Diego, California - The San Diego River is a capricious and temperamental thing. The first Spanish explorers who worked the land discovered this the hard way: Upon encountering the dribbling stream in 1769 that emptied into False Bay (today Mission Bay), they concluded it was nothing more than a tame trickle. A month later, they planted grains along its banks. Then the year’s first rains swelled the river and took out the crops. The next year, they planted farther back—only to experience a drought year that left their fields dry and withered.