This is a narrative about volunteer surrogate grandparents living among teens (who are not related) in a rural, residential school setting far from the crowds of urban Southern California -- and loving it.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the best selling independent album of all time: the 1994 album Smash by The Offspring. Saturday night in San Diego, CA, The Offspring headlined the Sleep Train Amphitheater on their Punk Rock Summer Nationals tour.
My privileged life was made possible because of a series of sacrifices. Those who make the biggest sacrifices, the kind that give people like me a privileged life of opportunity, freedom, and hope, exhibit the greatest patience and strength.
Studying abroad contributes to global, regional and national economies in a significant way. It opens up doors for international trade, commerce and understanding, as well as for peace building, communication, and national security.
My decision to travel to Tijuana with 19 other investors, leaders and entrepreneurs from Mexico and the United States on the #TJTechTour was met by my friends and family with bewilderment and concern. Tijuana may never be the epicenter of software and technology innovation that Silicon Valley is, nor does it purport to be.
Incarcerated youth are teenagers, and may exhibit the same impulsivity, moodiness and oppositional behavior known to parents everywhere. The idea that these challenges require the routine use of pepper spray is mistaken and harmful.
As Comic-Con International attendees spent the past week reminiscing about their favorite moments from the annual comic convention, work is just beginning for agents of ICE DISH, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Illegal Superheroes.
In San Diego, you'll find plenty to keep you busy, whether you love fitness, the outdoors, beaches, partying, style, or eating well. There is always something happening throughout the year with new events, exhibits, and festivals.
Go ahead. Admit it. After hearing about all that cool stuff Comic-Con attendees got to see last week, you're now wishing that you'd gone down to San Diego.
Walking up to the scene of the Starz Outlander Red Carpet Premiere on Friday, July 25, 2014 was a truly thrilling sight to behold. Huge throngs on fans wrapped the sides of The Spreckels Theatre in San Diego in eager anticipation of seeing the premiere of Outlander.
First the good news ... The Aquabats are celebrating their 20th anniversary as a band this year. And thanks to their Emmy Award-winning television series, The Aquabats! Super Show! on HUB Network, the 'Bats have greatly expanded their audience over the past three years.
Comic Con International: San Diego 2014, the four-day extravaganza of all things "comics and related popular artforms" taking place July 24-27, has a decidedly dark bent to it, as do many of the works it celebrates.
Recently, the EPA unveiled a proposal to reduce carbon emissions aggressively. It also avoids a potentially clumsy federal "one-size-fits-all" approach, by requiring and empowering each state to craft its own pollution reduction strategy. When each state is a laboratory, we are most likely to find the best practices.
If you are a parent, you know that only an act of terrible, terrifying desperation would cause you to send your children out into the world unaccompanied. I am not here to debate that desperation. I am not here to talk about immigration law, or taxes or the state of affairs in other countries. I want to talk to you about your children.
Today, the high school graduation rate in the United States is 81 percent, the highest ever recorded, and thanks in large part to people from all walks of life -- people just like you -- who are coming together to tackle the source, not just the symptoms, of core community challenges.
The teenage girls could barely hear me over the screaming roar of the motorized plumbing snake that the county workers insisted they needed to run through the classroom as I was trying to speak to a class at the Girls Rehabilitation Facility.