SAN DIEGO–In a sign that the good times are returning for global automakers, the San Diego International Auto Show announced that Mercedes-Benz USA and Mitsubishi Motors America will be exhibiting at this year’s auto show. “We are thrilled that these two automakers have chosen to return to the auto show,” said Leap. “It’s our goal […]
BEVERLY HILLS–Two hundred sixty-five feature films are eligible for the 2011 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said today. To be eligible for 84th Academy Awards® consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum run of […]
Carlsbad Police Department prepares to deliver Teddy bears as part of the 21st annual Teddy Bear Drive. Carlsbad is a partner in this regional effort to provide bears to cheer children who will be spending the holidays in the hospital.
SAN DIEGO–After a thorough due diligence process and public discussion, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Board of Directors gave final approval today to buy the lease to operate the State Route 125 toll road from South Bay Expressway. The sale is expected to close Dec. 21. “Buying the SR 125 franchise is one of […]
SAN DIEGO–A bank robber, known as the “Bug Spray Bandit,” is still on the loose in the San Diego region. FBI agents say the man is considered armed and dangerous. On November 4 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Pacific Western Bank, located at 6119 El Tordo, Rancho Santa Fe, was robbed by an unknown male. […]
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Doug Wilson, former general manager of the Padre Dam Municipal Water District, took his seat as a member of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He joins Lynne L. Heidel, Keith Lewinger and Fern Steiner as San Diego County Water Authority representatives on Metropolitan’s 37-member board. He […]
LA JOLLA–Live a whale tale this winter and experience the annual epic journey of gray whales with Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Enjoy daily local whale-watching cruises featuring aquarium naturalists as well as whale-watching expeditions to Baja California, Mexico. Witness the longest mammal migration in the world, when approximately 20,000 […]
SYDNEY–(PRNewswire)–Vivid Sydney, Australia, the largest celebration of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, will once again transform Sydney’s harbor city after dark from the May 25 to June 11, 2012. Sydney’s world famous Harbour Foreshore, Circular Quay and The Rocks will become the ultimate outdoor stage for over 50 light art sculptures, large […]
Bradley Manning, an American Army intelligence analyst accused of giving hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks for public disclosure makes his first court appearance.
SAN FRANCISCO–Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has presented the Judicial Council’s first Richard D. Huffman Justice for Children and Families Distinguished Service Award to Associate Justice Richard D. Huffman, 4th District Court of Appeal in San Diego, and to William C. Vickrey, recently retired Administrative Director of the Courts, at an event Wednesday at the Judicial […]