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Qualcomm cuts 1,314 full-time jobs in San Diego

Tech giant Qualcomm Inc. confirmed on Thursday that it has slashed more than one thousand full-time jobs in San Diego as part of its massive restructuring program designed to cut costs amid slower growth in the saturating smartphone market.

Announcing the latest round of layoffs, the... read more

Nola, an aging northern white rhinoceros

Nola, an aging northern white rhinoceros at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, underwent a second surgical procedure for a recurring abscess on her right hip on Thursday, park officials confirmed.

The 41-year-old female rhinoceros has been under strict medical care since early September for... read more

UC San Diego ranked 9th among nation’s best public schools

University of California San Diego has once again grabbed one of the top 10 spots on the list of the nation’s best public schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings report.

The 2016 edition of Best Colleges ranked UC San Diego 9th among the nation’s best public... read more

USS George Washington departs San Diego

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington on Tuesday pulled away from North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado, California, for a notable deployment, authorities confirmed.

The massive war ship left San Diego yesterday after a nearly month-long visit that it made to participate in a... read more

Houston Astros selects California high school’s lefty Aiken as No. 1

A California high school's polished left-hander pitcher Brady Aiken was selected by the Houston Astros as the No. 1 in the Major League Baseball draft on Thursday.

San Diego-based Cathedral Catholic High School's Aiken is just the third prep pitcher to be selected first overall. With the... read more