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UC San Diego research lab to make environmentally friendly flip flops from algae

14 Aug 2020

Researchers at University of California, San Diego hope to make future beach visits both environmentally and fashion-friendly, with a new formula for biodegradable flip flops. | Video

UC San Diego research lab to make environmentally friendly flip flops from algae

13 Aug 2020

Aug 13 Researchers at University of California, San Diego hope to make future beach visits both environmentally and fashion-friendly, with a new formula for biodegradable flip flops.

U.S. Navy battles for second day to save burning warship in San Diego

14 Jul 2020

SAN DIEGO Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water on Monday to save a U.S. war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and civilians injured in the blaze rose to nearly 60. | Video

California farmer plows under lettuce after coronavirus shutters restaurant market

16 Apr 2020

HOLTVILLE, Calif. There should be tractors rumbling across Jack Vessey's ranch, pulling wagons full of fresh-cut romaine lettuce to be packed and shipped to restaurants and grocery stores across the United States. | Video

Los Angeles coronavirus cases could match New York in days

27 Mar 2020

LOS ANGELES Coronavirus cases in Los Angeles are spiking, putting the region on track to have as many cases as hard-hit New York in five days, Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Friday, speaking from a naval hospital ship in the Port of Los Angeles.

Former California congressman Hunter gets 11 months in corruption case

18 Mar 2020

SAN DIEGO Former U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter, who pleaded guilty to a charge of campaign finance fraud, was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 months in federal prison in a corruption case that ended the California Republican's once-promising political career.

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego

18 Jun 2019

SAN DIEGO Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Military prosecutor removed from case of Navy SEAL charged with war crimes

04 Jun 2019

SAN DIEGO The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was ordered removed from the case on Monday because he electronically tracked email communications of defence lawyers without a warrant, a Navy spokesman said.

Captain says U.S. military does not view Central American migrants as 'enemies'

16 Nov 2018

SAN DIEGO A captain with the U.S. forces deployed in San Diego to fortify the southern border said he does not view the migrants from a Central American caravan amassing in Mexico as "enemies" after President Donald Trump described them as an "invasion."

Thirteen siblings found chained in California home; parents charged

16 Jan 2018

PERRY, Calif. A California couple has been charged with torture after police rescued their 13 malnourished children from a home where some of them had been chained to beds, and neighbors on Monday described the family as shut-ins who shunned social contact. | Video

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