UC San Diego Alumnus, Qualcomm Co-Founder and Philanthropist, Franklin Antonio, Has Died

UC San Diego Alumnus, Qualcomm Co-Founder and Philanthropist, Franklin Antonio, Has Died

Franklin Antonio was a UC San Diego alumnus, Qualcomm co-founder and generous philanthropist. Franklin Antonio, a University of California San Diego alumnus since 1974, co-founder of Qualcomm and generous philanthropist, has died. Antonio gave $30 million to UC San Diego in 2017 to support the programmatic expansion of the UC San Diego Jacobs School of … Read more

Parents divided on superintendent’s racially inflammatory comments

Parents divided on superintendent’s racially inflammatory comments

Good Morning, I’m Annica Colbert….it’s Monday, May 16th.>>>> Reactions to the superintendent’s racially inflammatory commentsMore on that next. But first… let’s do the headlines….###### Bans off our bodies – that was the rallying cry at more than 300-protests across the country over the weekend. Thousands gathered in downtown San Diego on Saturday to demand that … Read more

Shh! 9 San Diego Speakeasies and How to Get In

Shh!  9 San Diego Speakeasies and How to Get In

Hyped up bars and nightclubs aren’t everyone’s cup of tea—or should we say, glass of whiskey. Some night owls prefer to fly a bit more under the radar, and fortunately for them, San Diego’s happening nightlife scene is home to several hidden bars with inventive themes and cocktails. These speakeasies can be found tucked away … Read more

265 pound bluefin caught from New Lo-An

265 pound bluefin caught from New Lo-An

“Last fish of the day. Father and son, Bernie and Ben Pirih with one that taped out at 172#.” Dock Totals 5/8 – 5/14: 1,623 anglers aboard 71 half-day to 3-day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 813 bluefin tuna (to 265 pounds), 8 bonito, 143 calico bass, 4 lingcod, 1,226 … Read more

California’s Substitute Teacher Shortage During COVID Hits Low-Income Students Hardest

California’s Substitute Teacher Shortage During COVID Hits Low-Income Students Hardest

A student gets on a bus after attending a session at Lafayette Elementary School in Clairemont. Photo by Chris Stone California schools with large numbers of high-needs students — low-income, English learners and foster youth — have always struggled to find substitute teachers, but this year’s COVID-19 omicron surge brought them to a breaking point. … Read more