2-Month-Old Pygmy Hippo Graduates From Nursery In Time For San Diego Zoo ReopeningThe 40-pound calf was named Akobi moved into the larger main pygmy hippo habitat in the Lost Forest area of the zoo with his mother, Mabel, this week.
San Diego Zoo, Safari Park To Reopen June 20The two zoo facilities closed in mid-March along with most of the state to slow the spread of coronavirus. Its reopening at 9 a.m. on June 20 will come with major changes.
Souplantation To Close Permanently Because Of Coronavirus PandemicWith other reopening states explicitly not including buffets or salad bars, both of which are core to Souplantation’s model, the company said it did not see a way forward.
San Diego Teacher Dances His Way Into Students' Hearts On TikTokKevin McClintock teaches 7th grade at The Rock Academy, a private Christian school in San Diego, is known as Mr.McTikTok on the social media network favored mostly by kids.
Car Chase, San Diego Standoff Ensues After Bank Robbery In RiversideAn armed bank robbery in Riverside turned into a car chase and a standoff near Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego Thursday.
Strong Winds Blows Portion Of Border Wall Into Mexico; Longest Smuggling Tunnel Also FoundA portion of the U.S. border wall was tipped over by gusty winds Wednesday, landing on trees in Mexico.
Woman Sues American Airlines After Being Harassed Via Text By EmployeeAshley Barno was waiting for her flight at San Diego International Airport last April when a man who said his name was Ahmad, who claimed to work for American Airlines, started texting her.
11 Chinese Nationals Found Hidden In Furniture In Attempted Border CrossingU.S. Customs and Border Protection says a 42-year-old U.S. citizen arrived at the San Ysidro border crossing just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday in a moving truck. A search of the truck revealed the Chinese nationals concealed in various pieces of furniture.
American Teen Arrested For Using Remote-Controlled Toy Vehicle To Smuggle Meth Across Mexico BorderThe boy was allegedly smuggling 55 pounds of meth across the border, which were in rounded, wrapped bricks and held in two black duffel bags. The drugs have an estimated street value of $106,096, according to the CBP.
Students To Undergo Tolerance Training In Wake Of Racial Slurs Flung At OC High School Football GameStudents at two Southern California high schools will undergo a one-day workshop on tolerance after a football game was marred by racial slurs directed at the visiting team.
Reports Of Racial Taunts By San Clemente Students, Fans At Football Game Under InvestigationSchool officials in San Clemente and San Diego are investigating reports Monday that racial slurs, including the n-word, were hurled at the football team and cheerleaders visiting San Clemente High School for a game.