Killer Whale returns to San Diego
New crystal-clear images show a killer whale swimming near Mission Bay. At one point, the orca swims up to a group of people on-board the Pirateer, a whale watching boat with San Diego Whale Watch.
The 50 Best Employers for Boomer Workers
For the 22 million people who are currently unemployed, underemployed or have given up on finding work, the perks offered by the 50 companies on AARP’s list of best employers may seem like a sort of mirage. ...
The patient who transformed the science of memory Suzanne Corkin was a graduate student at McGill University when she met a young man named Henry Molaison in 1962. She spent several days giving him memory tests as she gathered data for her PhD thesis. But each day she had to reintroduce herself, as Molaison had almost completely lost the ability to form new memories.
U.S. Open: Mickelson leader in clubhouse after wet first day at Merion
HAVERFORD — When Phil Mickelson bugged out of rainy Philadelphia for the sunshine of San Diego for the two days just prior to the start of the 113th U.S. Open, many assumed the perennial bridesmaid of this event didn’t much care for Merion Golf Club or his prospects. Mickelson went home to attend his daughter’s eighth-grade graduation.
Meet Kenn Nesbitt, the New Children’s Poet Laureate
Everyone knows that authors — even bestselling authors — are familiar with sting of rejection, many seeing their manuscripts turned down by a dozen publishing houses before getting published. Everyone, that is, except for Kenn Nesbitt. The first publisher he approached snapped up his work on sight. And everyone knows that writers are a miserable lot, cursed with a need to suffer for their art ...
Shirakawa's decisive vote in ambulance deal prompts Santa Clara County scrutiny
It's unclear what role now-disgraced former Supervisor George Shirakawa's visit to the San Diego offices of Rural/Metro had on the company winning Santa Clara County's lucrative ambulance contract, but in an email to the district attorney, County Executive Jeff Smith expressed concern with any decisive vote that Shirakawa cast during his four years in office.