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  • Investigators: Sex offender killed mother before suicide

    Investigators: Sex offender killed mother before suicide

    Tuesday, March 10 2015 3:21 AM EDT2015-03-10 07:21:36 GMT
    Tuesday, March 10 2015 9:56 PM EDT2015-03-11 01:56:38 GMT
    A sex offender who prompted an overnight manhunt after allegedly bludgeoning his 83-year-old adoptive mother to death at their Escondido home was found dead Tuesday in Del Mar, where he apparently killed himself in his parked truck. 
    A sex offender who prompted an overnight manhunt after allegedly bludgeoning his 83-year-old adoptive mother to death at their Escondido home was found dead Tuesday in Del Mar, where he apparently killed himself in his parked truck. 
  • Jeff checks in with man who fought to save his home

    Jeff checks in with man who fought to save his home

    Friday, May 16 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-05-16 20:22:32 GMT
    Friday, May 16 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-05-16 20:22:32 GMT
    Harmony Grove resident Jim Harkins is quickly becoming a San Diego celebrity. 
    Harmony Grove resident Jim Harkins is quickly becoming a San Diego celebrity. 
  • Preventing water-related accidents

    Preventing water-related accidents

    Monday, May 12 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-05-13 00:09:24 GMT
    Monday, May 12 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-05-13 00:09:24 GMT
    May is National Drowning Prevention Month, but swim season never really ends in Southern California. 
    May is National Drowning Prevention Month, but swim season never really ends in Southern California.  
  • Two SDSU students arrested in connection to several robberies

    Two SDSU students arrested in connection to several robberies

    Monday, October 7 2013 10:33 PM EDT2013-10-08 02:33:12 GMT
    Monday, October 7 2013 10:33 PM EDT2013-10-08 02:33:13 GMT
    Police have arrested two San Diego State students believed to be involved in a series of robberies in Mission Valley. 
    Police have arrested two San Diego State students believed to be involved in a series of robberies in Mission Valley. 
  • Award-winning film now showing at IMAX theater

    Award-winning film now showing at IMAX theater

    It's been called the ultimate in romantic travel by railway, and now it can be viewed locally on an IMAX screen. 
    It's been called the ultimate in romantic travel by railway, and now it can be viewed locally on an IMAX screen. In this News 8 video story, Nathalie Basha has more on the award-winning film "Rocky Mountain Express."

     
     
  • Going Gluten-Free

    Going Gluten-Free

    Finding gluten-free products can be difficult, but cooking homemade meals with a few ingredients makes eating gluten-free easy. Check out this page to find gluten-free, and many dairy-free, recipes for meals and sweets. 
    Finding gluten-free products can be difficult, but cooking homemade meals with a few ingredients makes eating gluten-free easy. Check out this page to find gluten-free, and many dairy-free, recipes for meals and sweets. 
  • Bucket list biker

    Bucket list biker

    Friday, May 4 2012 11:02 AM EDT2012-05-04 15:02:58 GMT
    Friday, May 4 2012 11:02 AM EDT2012-05-04 15:02:58 GMT
    On Friday morning in his wake-up call, Larry Himmel hits the open road to follow man in search of his bucket list dream. 
    On Friday morning in his wake-up call, Larry Himmel hits the open road to follow man in search of his bucket list dream. 
  • Ways to Make Quick Cash: Rent your home or room

    Ways to Make Quick Cash: Rent your home or room

    Friday, April 27 2012 1:11 AM EDT2012-04-27 05:11:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 3 2012 8:28 PM EDT2012-05-04 00:28:35 GMT
    News 8's Marcella Lee has dug up dozens of creative and proven ways you can put more cash in your pocket right now. Here's her first report in our special series.
     
    These days, everyone could use a little more cold hard cash. But how do you boost your income, without selling all your belongings or quitting your day job? News 8's Marcella Lee has dug up dozens of creative and proven ways you can put more cash in your pocket right now. Here's her first report in our special series. 
  • Fundraiser for family of SDSU student who died at frat house

    Fundraiser for family of SDSU student who died at frat house

    Tuesday, May 1 2012 10:17 PM EDT2012-05-02 02:17:47 GMT
    Tuesday, May 1 2012 10:30 PM EDT2012-05-02 02:30:38 GMT
    A fundraiser was underway Tuesday for the family of a San Diego State University student who was found dead in a fraternity house. 
    A fundraiser was underway Tuesday for the family of a San Diego State University student who was found dead in a fraternity house. 
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears: Rescuing Sugar Bear

    Lions, Tigers and Bears: Rescuing Sugar Bear

    Tuesday, May 1 2012 9:24 PM EDT2012-05-02 01:24:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 1 2012 9:24 PM EDT2012-05-02 01:24:04 GMT
    Ah, you've heard this one before: does a bear sit in the woods? Sugar Bear does, in a small cage in Ohio. 
    Ah, you've heard this one before: does a bear sit in the woods? Sugar Bear does, in a small cage in Ohio. 
  • What's Going Around - May 1, 2012

    What's Going Around - May 1, 2012

    Tuesday, May 1 2012 9:06 PM EDT2012-05-02 01:06:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 1 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-05-02 01:15:33 GMT
    A painful childhood illness has really shown up on the San Diego health front, and parents need to know what to watch out for because it's contagious. 
    A painful childhood illness has really shown up on the San Diego health front, and parents need to know what to watch out for because it's contagious. 
  • City crackdown means you'll pay more for home security

    City crackdown means you'll pay more for home security

    Tuesday, May 1 2012 9:02 PM EDT2012-05-02 01:02:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 1 2012 9:12 PM EDT2012-05-02 01:12:43 GMT
    The price of security is about to go up for some residents in the city of San Diego, now that police are starting to enforce a decades-old law. 
    The price of security is about to go up for some residents in the city of San Diego, now that police are starting to enforce a decades-old law. 
  • News 8 Burger Battle

    News 8 Burger Battle

    Tuesday, May 1 2012 12:06 PM EDT2012-05-01 16:06:13 GMT
    Tuesday, May 1 2012 12:06 PM EDT2012-05-01 16:06:14 GMT
    It's the Battle of the Burger on News 8. 
    It's the Battle of the Burger on News 8. 
  • 8 things that burglars don't want you to know

    8 things that burglars don't want you to know

    Monday, April 30 2012 7:45 PM EDT2012-04-30 23:45:06 GMT
    Monday, April 30 2012 9:10 PM EDT2012-05-01 01:10:08 GMT
    To protect your home against burglars, sometimes it helps to think like a crook. So, who better to offer crime prevention tips than convicted thieves themselves. 
    To protect your home against burglars, sometimes it helps to think like a crook. So, who better to offer crime prevention tips than convicted thieves themselves. 
  • Nature's way? Wayward dolphin may be getting bullied

    Nature's way? Wayward dolphin may be getting bullied

    Monday, April 30 2012 8:50 PM EDT2012-05-01 00:50:18 GMT
    Monday, April 30 2012 9:00 PM EDT2012-05-01 01:00:52 GMT
    A wayward dolphin spent a fifth day in the shallow waters of wetlands near Huntington Beach. 
    A wayward dolphin spent a fifth day in the shallow waters of wetlands near Huntington Beach. 
  • Warrior games help wounded military members

    Warrior games help wounded military members

    Monday, April 30 2012 12:08 PM EDT2012-04-30 16:08:13 GMT
    Monday, April 30 2012 12:08 PM EDT2012-04-30 16:08:13 GMT
    It can be a lonely transition back into the civilian world for many service members and veterans who return home from battle wounded or ill. 
    It can be a lonely transition back into the civilian world for many service members and veterans who return home from battle wounded or ill. 
  • Taste of Derby with Chef Nicolas from El Bizcocho

    Taste of Derby with Chef Nicolas from El Bizcocho

    Monday, April 30 2012 11:58 AM EDT2012-04-30 15:58:29 GMT
    Monday, April 30 2012 11:58 AM EDT2012-04-30 15:58:29 GMT
    The top chefs in the nation will serve up southern inspired meals this weekend at the Kentucky Derby. 
    The top chefs in the nation will serve up southern inspired meals this weekend at the Kentucky Derby. 
  • Anti-kidnapping training for people who travel in Mexico

    Anti-kidnapping training for people who travel in Mexico

    Friday, April 27 2012 12:01 PM EDT2012-04-27 16:01:53 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 6:35 PM EDT2012-04-27 22:35:46 GMT
    Kidnappings in Mexico are on the rise. One Chula Vista company is helping to keep business owners and executives safe by offering "anti-kidnapping" training. 
    Kidnappings in Mexico are on the rise. One Chula Vista company is helping to keep business owners and executives safe by offering "anti-kidnapping" training. 
  • Behind the scenes with the border bug police

    Behind the scenes with the border bug police

    Friday, April 27 2012 12:56 PM EDT2012-04-27 16:56:53 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 6:35 PM EDT2012-04-27 22:35:07 GMT
    Three thousand trucks a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing. 
    Three thousand trucks a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing. 
  • Alfie: Too cute for words

    Alfie: Too cute for words

    Thursday, April 26 2012 5:08 PM EDT2012-04-26 21:08:42 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 5:37 PM EDT2012-04-27 21:37:06 GMT
    With lots of fun-loving energy and charisma, Alfie absolutely love to play! 
    With lots of fun-loving energy and charisma, Alfie absolutely love to play! 
  • Haggo's Organic Taco: Taking a stand

    Haggo's Organic Taco: Taking a stand

    Friday, April 27 2012 4:55 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:55:55 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 4:55 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:55:55 GMT
    Along a lazy stretch of the North Coast Highway, you'll find a colorful mosaic of merchants in old Leucadia. On this time-warped roadway, Haggo's Organic Taco is the perfect fit. 
    Along a lazy stretch of the North Coast Highway, you'll find a colorful mosaic of merchants in old Leucadia. On this time-warped roadway, Haggo's Organic Taco is the perfect fit. 
  • Zoo Day: Desert tortoise

    Zoo Day: Desert tortoise

    Friday, April 27 2012 4:35 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:35:55 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 4:45 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:45:39 GMT
    They can go several days without water. 
    They can go several days without water. 
  • Bank of America donates new home to San Diego war hero

    Bank of America donates new home to San Diego war hero

    Friday, April 27 2012 4:22 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:22:51 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 4:35 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:35:41 GMT
    He earned a number of awards, including a Purple Heart. Now a San Diego war hero hurt in the line of duty is getting a new home. 
    He earned a number of awards, including a Purple Heart. Now a San Diego war hero hurt in the line of duty is getting a new home. 
  • Two tons of pot found in cargo truck floor boards

    Two tons of pot found in cargo truck floor boards

    Friday, April 27 2012 4:13 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:13:17 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2012 4:25 PM EDT2012-04-27 20:25:40 GMT
    The border fence is not far from the Otay Mesa border crossing. In fact, the fence is doing such a good job, smugglers are finding more creative ways to sneak the illegal drugs into the country.
     
    The border fence is not far from the Otay Mesa border crossing. In fact, the fence is doing such a good job, smugglers are finding more creative ways to sneak the illegal drugs into the country. They're doing it in cargo trucks. 
  • Underground with the San Diego Tunnel Task Force

    Underground with the San Diego Tunnel Task Force

    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:42 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:42:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:55 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:55:25 GMT
    San Diego's international border with Mexico is a hotbed of drug smuggling activity. Drug cartels have moved underground, digging tunnels to bring drugs into the United States. 
    San Diego's international border with Mexico is a hotbed of drug smuggling activity. Drug cartels have moved underground, digging tunnels to bring drugs into the United States. 
  • Canines sniff out drugs & people at Hwy 94 checkpoint

    Canines sniff out drugs & people at Hwy 94 checkpoint

    Thursday, April 26 2012 9:33 PM EDT2012-04-27 01:33:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:12 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:12:47 GMT
    If you've driven on Highway 94 through Jamul in the East County, chances are you've been sniffed out by a Border Patrol canine. 
    If you've driven on Highway 94 through Jamul in the East County, chances are you've been sniffed out by a Border Patrol canine. 
  • Inside the secondary inspection zone at Otay Mesa

    Inside the secondary inspection zone at Otay Mesa

    Thursday, April 26 2012 9:19 PM EDT2012-04-27 01:19:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 10:12 PM EDT2012-04-27 02:12:25 GMT
    Twelve-thousand passenger vehicles a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing, and some of those have drugs hidden inside. 
    Twelve-thousand passenger vehicles a day pass through the Otay Mesa border crossing, and some of those have drugs hidden inside. 
  • The Dish with Anita: Key lime pie

    The Dish with Anita: Key lime pie

    Thursday, April 26 2012 7:35 PM EDT2012-04-26 23:35:03 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 7:35 PM EDT2012-04-26 23:35:03 GMT
    This Key lime pie is bright, refreshing and a perfect way to end a meal. This is a very simple recipe even if you don't bake. If you don't have fresh Key limes, the bottled version is a good substitute. Enjoy! 
    This Key lime pie is bright, refreshing and a perfect way to end a meal. This is a very simple recipe even if you don't bake. If you don't have fresh Key limes, the bottled version is a good substitute. Enjoy! 
  • Mission Federal ArtWalk

    Mission Federal ArtWalk

    Thursday, April 26 2012 4:41 PM EDT2012-04-26 20:41:57 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 4:41 PM EDT2012-04-26 20:41:57 GMT
    The Mission Federal ArtWalk is the largest fine art festival in Southern California, featuring more than 350 artists. 
    The Mission Federal ArtWalk is the largest fine art festival in Southern California, featuring more than 350 artists. 
  • High duck drama in Scripps Ranch

    High duck drama in Scripps Ranch

    Wednesday, April 25 2012 10:24 PM EDT2012-04-26 02:24:19 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 3:28 PM EDT2012-04-26 19:28:30 GMT
    A family of ducks - mom, dad and 10 ducklings - decided to take a dip in Evan Zucker's pool. The problem was only mom and dad could get back out. 
    A family of ducks - mom, dad and 10 ducklings - decided to take a dip in Evan Zucker's pool. The problem was only mom and dad could get back out. 
  • Life insurance earnings may not be the best idea

    Life insurance earnings may not be the best idea

    Thursday, April 26 2012 3:07 PM EDT2012-04-26 19:07:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2012 3:20 PM EDT2012-04-26 19:20:48 GMT
    Life insurance policies that provide some sort of guaranteed returns may seem like a great idea, but that may not be the case for baby boomers. 
    Life insurance policies that provide some sort of guaranteed returns may seem like a great idea, but that may not be the case for baby boomers. 
  • The Cupcake Store: New takes on cupcakes

    The Cupcake Store: New takes on cupcakes

    Wednesday, April 25 2012 9:16 PM EDT2012-04-26 01:16:03 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2012 9:16 PM EDT2012-04-26 01:16:03 GMT
    Build a better cupcake and Santee will beat a path to your door. That's the secret to the success of the shop on Carlton Oaks Boulevard that hasn't even officially opened its doors. 
    Build a better cupcake and Santee will beat a path to your door. That's the secret to the success of the shop on Carlton Oaks Boulevard that hasn't even officially opened its doors. 
  • What's Going Around - April 24, 2012

    What's Going Around - April 24, 2012

    Tuesday, April 24 2012 9:30 PM EDT2012-04-25 01:30:36 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2012 9:40 PM EDT2012-04-25 01:40:29 GMT
    While the clouds and cooler temperatures have returned, inland areas of San Diego have enjoyed some summerlike conditions recently, and that has many taking up a favorite summer pasttime -- going barefoot. 
    While the clouds and cooler temperatures have returned, inland areas of San Diego have enjoyed some summerlike conditions recently, and that has many taking up a favorite summer pasttime -- going barefoot. 
  • Pirate Ship Adventures: Plundering on the bay

    Pirate Ship Adventures: Plundering on the bay

    Tuesday, April 24 2012 9:24 PM EDT2012-04-25 01:24:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2012 9:24 PM EDT2012-04-25 01:24:00 GMT
    Into the dangerous waters of San Diego Bay sails the Treasure Seeker, an 83-foot reproduction of a Spanish galleon. 
    Into the dangerous waters of San Diego Bay sails the Treasure Seeker, an 83-foot reproduction of a Spanish galleon. 
  • Know your stats about prostate cancer

    Know your stats about prostate cancer

    Tuesday, April 24 2012 11:13 AM EDT2012-04-24 15:13:56 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2012 11:15 AM EDT2012-04-24 15:15:44 GMT
    27,000 men will die from prostate cancer this year. Sadly, many don't have to. 
    27,000 men will die from prostate cancer this year. Sadly, many don't have to. 
  • News 8 viewer spots accident waiting to happen

    News 8 viewer spots accident waiting to happen

    Monday, April 23 2012 10:13 PM EDT2012-04-24 02:13:36 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2012 10:25 PM EDT2012-04-24 02:25:50 GMT
    News 8 viewer Charles Marion says he sees crash after crash right in the view from his condo. So when he saw a driver in trouble last Sunday, he grabbed his camera. 
    News 8 viewer Charles Marion says he sees crash after crash right in the view from his condo. So when he saw a driver in trouble last Sunday, he grabbed his camera. 
  • Cremolose: Getting your just desserts

    Cremolose: Getting your just desserts

    Monday, April 23 2012 9:31 PM EDT2012-04-24 01:31:46 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2012 9:31 PM EDT2012-04-24 01:31:47 GMT
    Along Fifth Avenue, a trendy new café is trying to hammer out a future inside the former iconic confines of San Diego's most famous hardware store. 
    Along Fifth Avenue, a trendy new café is trying to hammer out a future inside the former iconic confines of San Diego's most famous hardware store. 
  • A Night to Remember: Prom for special needs students

    A Night to Remember: Prom for special needs students

    Monday, April 23 2012 12:17 PM EDT2012-04-23 16:17:12 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2012 12:17 PM EDT2012-04-23 16:17:13 GMT
    Eastlake Church opens its doors each year, to host a prom for students with special needs. 
    Eastlake Church opens its doors each year, to host a prom for students with special needs. 
  • Got milk?

    Got milk?

    Friday, April 20 2012 9:17 PM EDT2012-04-21 01:17:11 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2012 9:17 PM EDT2012-04-21 01:17:12 GMT
    Wending his way through San Diego's most exclusive ZIP codes, Tony Garcia is a man on a mission. 
    Wending his way through San Diego's most exclusive ZIP codes, Tony Garcia is a man on a mission. 
  • Protesters rally outside Walmart demolition site

    Protesters rally outside Walmart demolition site

    Friday, April 20 2012 3:32 PM EDT2012-04-20 19:32:17 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2012 4:54 PM EDT2012-04-20 20:54:58 GMT
    A dispute over demolition work at a new Wal-Mart store in Sherman Heights continued Friday, with both sides demonstrating about whether the job was started prematurely. 
    A dispute over demolition work at a new Wal-Mart store in Sherman Heights continued Friday, with both sides demonstrating about whether the job was started prematurely. 
  • Zoo Day: Isa the Fossa

    Zoo Day: Isa the Fossa

    Friday, April 20 2012 3:39 PM EDT2012-04-20 19:39:37 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2012 3:50 PM EDT2012-04-20 19:50:32 GMT
    They are the largest carnivores in Madagascar, and have short, retractable claws. 
    They are the largest carnivores in Madagascar, and have short, retractable claws. 
  • Army and Navy Academy: Developing young men of character

    Army and Navy Academy: Developing young men of character

    Friday, April 20 2012 10:47 AM EDT2012-04-20 14:47:08 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2012 10:47 AM EDT2012-04-20 14:47:09 GMT
    The Army and Navy Academy is the only private boarding school in the county. 
    The Army and Navy Academy is the only private boarding school in the county. 
  • Getting back to the garden

    Getting back to the garden

    Thursday, April 19 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-04-20 01:15:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-04-20 01:15:23 GMT
    After the Garzas lost their home in the 2007 wildfires, Renee told her husband Jorge exactly what she wanted. 
    After the Garzas lost their home in the 2007 wildfires, Renee told her husband Jorge exactly what she wanted. 
  • The Dish with Anita: Pickled dilly beans

    The Dish with Anita: Pickled dilly beans

    Thursday, April 19 2012 8:07 PM EDT2012-04-20 00:07:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2012 8:07 PM EDT2012-04-20 00:07:39 GMT
    Well it's almost time to start canning again, so I thought I'd share one of my favorite pickling recipes that was very well received as Christmas and birthday gifts this past year. 
    Well it's almost time to start canning again, so I thought I'd share one of my favorite pickling recipes that was very well received as Christmas and birthday gifts this past year. 
  • Sushi making classes at Café Japengo

    Sushi making classes at Café Japengo

    Thursday, April 19 2012 4:31 PM EDT2012-04-19 20:31:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2012 4:38 PM EDT2012-04-19 20:38:51 GMT
    The News 8 Morning Show explored art of making sushi Thursday. Cafe Japengo in La Jolla is now opening up their dining room for sushi making classes for couples. 
    The News 8 Morning Show explored art of making sushi Thursday. Cafe Japengo in La Jolla is now opening up their dining room for sushi making classes for couples. 
  • April Pools Day: Keeping kids safe from drowning

    April Pools Day: Keeping kids safe from drowning

    Thursday, April 19 2012 4:16 PM EDT2012-04-19 20:16:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2012 4:25 PM EDT2012-04-19 20:25:33 GMT
    Drowning is a leading cause of death in children, and it's something that can be prevented. 
    Drowning is a leading cause of death in children, and it's something that can be prevented. 
  • Changing times could affect retirement benefits

    Changing times could affect retirement benefits

    Thursday, April 19 2012 3:24 PM EDT2012-04-19 19:24:36 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2012 3:35 PM EDT2012-04-19 19:35:44 GMT
    Times are changing, and that couldn't be more true when it comes to retirement. 
    Times are changing, and that couldn't be more true when it comes to retirement. 
  • Protesters say new Walmart is destroying neighborhood

    Protesters say new Walmart is destroying neighborhood

    Wednesday, April 18 2012 9:23 PM EDT2012-04-19 01:23:26 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2012 10:11 PM EDT2012-04-19 02:11:16 GMT
    Walmart is in the process of turning the Farmer's Market building in Sherman Heights into what it calls a "small format store." 
    Walmart is in the process of turning the Farmer's Market building in Sherman Heights into what it calls a "small format store." 
  • Angelo's Burgers: Bargain breakfasts by the beach

    Angelo's Burgers: Bargain breakfasts by the beach

    Wednesday, April 18 2012 9:29 PM EDT2012-04-19 01:29:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2012 9:29 PM EDT2012-04-19 01:29:20 GMT
    There is no such thing as a free lunch, or a free breakfast either, for that matter. But you can start your day with some cheap eats at Angelo's in Oceanside. 
    There is no such thing as a free lunch, or a free breakfast either, for that matter. But you can start your day with some cheap eats at Angelo's in Oceanside. 
  • Taste of Hillcrest

    Taste of Hillcrest

    Wednesday, April 18 2012 4:39 PM EDT2012-04-18 20:39:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2012 4:46 PM EDT2012-04-18 20:46:55 GMT
    It was voted best new restaurant by City Beat Magazine in 2011, and this weekend Empire House Urban Palate is opening its doors for the annual Taste of Hillcrest. 
    It was voted best new restaurant by City Beat Magazine in 2011, and this weekend Empire House Urban Palate is opening its doors for the annual Taste of Hillcrest. 
  • Getting rid of cellulite in time for bikini season

    Getting rid of cellulite in time for bikini season

    Wednesday, April 18 2012 4:18 PM EDT2012-04-18 20:18:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2012 4:30 PM EDT2012-04-18 20:30:38 GMT
    It's almost time to slip into that itsy bitsy bikini and with a 90 degree weekend on its way, bikini season will be here faster than you know it. 
    It's almost time to slip into that itsy bitsy bikini and with a 90 degree weekend on its way, bikini season will be here faster than you know it. 
  • Top surf photographer shares personal tragedy

    Top surf photographer shares personal tragedy

    Tuesday, April 17 2012 10:14 PM EDT2012-04-18 02:14:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2012 10:25 PM EDT2012-04-18 02:25:46 GMT
    The saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words." But a top surfing photographer is writing his words in a new book that chronicles a deeply personal journey. 
    The saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words." But a top surfing photographer is writing his words in a new book that chronicles a deeply personal journey. 
  • Dog recovering after chasing off home invasion robbers

    Dog recovering after chasing off home invasion robbers

    Monday, April 16 2012 8:28 PM EDT2012-04-17 00:28:14 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2012 4:01 PM EDT2012-04-17 20:01:22 GMT
    A rescued dog, who came to the rescue of his owners during a home invasion robbery, is doing just fine after surgery. 
    A rescued dog, who came to the rescue of his owners during a home invasion robbery, is doing just fine after surgery. 
  • Hello mother, hello father, a camp unlike any other

    Hello mother, hello father, a camp unlike any other

    Monday, April 16 2012 8:37 PM EDT2012-04-17 00:37:22 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2012 9:45 PM EDT2012-04-17 01:45:08 GMT
    Spring is upon us and summer is just around the corner and that means children across the county will soon be telling their parents how bored they are and how there's nothing to do. 
    Spring is upon us and summer is just around the corner and that means children across the county will soon be telling their parents how bored they are and how there's nothing to do. 
  • The Social Express: Software for children with autism

    The Social Express: Software for children with autism

    Monday, April 16 2012 12:01 PM EDT2012-04-16 16:01:29 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2012 12:01 PM EDT2012-04-16 16:01:30 GMT
    April is autism awareness month. 
    April is autism awareness month. 
  • Charger Girls auditions held at USD

    Charger Girls auditions held at USD

    Sunday, April 15 2012 9:04 PM EDT2012-04-16 01:04:13 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2012 9:04 PM EDT2012-04-16 01:04:13 GMT
    Dozens of beautiful and talented women showed off their dance skills for a chance to become a member of the 2012 Charger Girls Squad. 
    Dozens of beautiful and talented women showed off their dance skills for a chance to become a member of the 2012 Charger Girls Squad. 
  • Impaled man rescued after disastrous slip

    Impaled man rescued after disastrous slip

    Friday, April 13 2012 10:18 PM EDT2012-04-14 02:18:03 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2012 10:30 PM EDT2012-04-14 02:30:29 GMT
    A Santee man is recovering after a very scary accident in his own backyard Thursday night. 
    A Santee man is recovering after a very scary accident in his own backyard Thursday night. 
  • Who let the hogs out? Safari Park's red river piglets

    Who let the hogs out? Safari Park's red river piglets

    Friday, April 13 2012 9:38 PM EDT2012-04-14 01:38:11 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2012 9:50 PM EDT2012-04-14 01:50:28 GMT
    They were born late last month. Now we're getting a closer look at some of the newest residents at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. 
    They were born late last month. Now we're getting a closer look at some of the newest residents at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. 
  • Zoo Day: Binturong

    Zoo Day: Binturong

    Friday, April 13 2012 4:26 PM EDT2012-04-13 20:26:21 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2012 4:35 PM EDT2012-04-13 20:35:23 GMT
    Their musky smell can remind you of popcorn. 
    Their musky smell can remind you of popcorn. 
  • Former Kennedy secret service agent writes new book

    Former Kennedy secret service agent writes new book

    Friday, April 13 2012 12:51 PM EDT2012-04-13 16:51:49 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2012 12:54 PM EDT2012-04-13 16:54:30 GMT
    He called her Mrs. Kennedy and she called him Mr. Hill. 
    He called her Mrs. Kennedy and she called him Mr. Hill. 
  • Long-overdue vigil in South Bay for two murdered boys

    Long-overdue vigil in South Bay for two murdered boys

    Thursday, April 12 2012 9:27 PM EDT2012-04-13 01:27:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2012 9:40 PM EDT2012-04-13 01:40:32 GMT
    A South Bay community is gathering to remember and honor two young boys who were brutally murdered 19 years ago. 
    A South Bay community is gathering to remember and honor two young boys who were brutally murdered 19 years ago. 
  • The Dish with Anita: Stuffed cabbage rolls

    The Dish with Anita: Stuffed cabbage rolls

    Thursday, April 12 2012 7:51 PM EDT2012-04-12 23:51:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2012 8:24 PM EDT2012-04-13 00:24:05 GMT
    This is a Polish recipe I was told and a family favorite that I don't get to make too often, since it makes so much it is probably best suited for holidays and potlucks. 
    This is a Polish recipe I was told and a family favorite that I don't get to make too often, since it makes so much it is probably best suited for holidays and potlucks. 
  • Melody: Beautiful girl looking for snuggle buddy

    Melody: Beautiful girl looking for snuggle buddy

    Thursday, April 12 2012 5:32 PM EDT2012-04-12 21:32:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2012 5:32 PM EDT2012-04-12 21:32:34 GMT
    Whether we snuggle on the couch or enjoy a day at the park, I'm at home as long as I'm with you. 
    Whether we snuggle on the couch or enjoy a day at the park, I'm at home as long as I'm with you. 
  • College Area Taste

    College Area Taste

    Thursday, April 12 2012 5:10 PM EDT2012-04-12 21:10:18 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2012 5:10 PM EDT2012-04-12 21:10:19 GMT
    More than 20 fabulous restaurants in the College Area will be opening up their doors this Sunday for the second annual "College Area Taste." 
    More than 20 fabulous restaurants in the College Area will be opening up their doors this Sunday for the second annual "College Area Taste." 
  • Tips to help eliminate pet allergies this spring

    Tips to help eliminate pet allergies this spring

    Wednesday, April 11 2012 4:41 PM EDT2012-04-11 20:41:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 11 2012 4:56 PM EDT2012-04-11 20:56:30 GMT
    Itchy eyes, runny nose and sneezing are just a few symptoms of allergies. And pet dander in your home may be to blame, as dander is the cause of most pet-related allergies. 
    Itchy eyes, runny nose and sneezing are just a few symptoms of allergies. And pet dander in your home may be to blame, as dander is the cause of most pet-related allergies. 
  • Controversial cure fixes hangover in 45 minutes

    Controversial cure fixes hangover in 45 minutes

    Tuesday, April 10 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-04-11 01:15:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-04-11 01:15:20 GMT
    If you've ever woken up in the morning felling slightly under the weather after a night ofboozing, or if you have ever uttered the words "I am never, ever going to drink again," then listen up. 
    If you've ever woken up in the morning felling slightly under the weather after a night ofboozing, or if you have ever uttered the words "I am never, ever going to drink again," then listen up. 
  • Last minute tax tips

    Last minute tax tips

    Tuesday, April 10 2012 12:34 PM EDT2012-04-10 16:34:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 10 2012 12:34 PM EDT2012-04-10 16:34:26 GMT
    If you haven't filed already, tax day is right around the corner. 
    If you haven't filed already, tax day is right around the corner. 
  • San Diego Woman's unsinkable obsession with Titanic

    San Diego Woman's unsinkable obsession with Titanic

    Monday, April 9 2012 10:19 PM EDT2012-04-10 02:19:46 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2012 10:30 PM EDT2012-04-10 02:30:26 GMT
    It's Titanic Centennial Week at the San Diego Natural History Museum. 
    It's Titanic Centennial Week at the San Diego Natural History Museum. 
  • Victims finally honored in infamous child murders

    Victims finally honored in infamous child murders

    Monday, April 9 2012 9:00 PM EDT2012-04-10 01:00:25 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2012 9:00 PM EDT2012-04-10 01:00:25 GMT
    Two young friends will finally be honored with a lasting tribute 19 years after they were murdered in the South Bay. 
    Two young friends will finally be honored with a lasting tribute 19 years after they were murdered in the South Bay. 
  • "Reality Rally" is charity event modeled after "Amazing Race"

    "Reality Rally" is charity event modeled after "Amazing Race"

    Monday, April 9 2012 12:04 PM EDT2012-04-09 16:04:16 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2012 12:04 PM EDT2012-04-09 16:04:16 GMT
    Reality Rally is a charity event modeled after the Amazing Race. 
    Reality Rally is a charity event modeled after the Amazing Race. 
  • The Chocolate Affair: A chocolicious experience

    The Chocolate Affair: A chocolicious experience

    Sunday, April 8 2012 9:23 PM EDT2012-04-09 01:23:04 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2012 9:23 PM EDT2012-04-09 01:23:04 GMT
    People of all ages enjoyed the finest of both chocolate and Easter at the San Diego Maritime Museum. 
    People of all ages enjoyed the finest of both chocolate and Easter at the San Diego Maritime Museum. 
  • San Diegans celebrate Easter Sunday in Balboa Park

    San Diegans celebrate Easter Sunday in Balboa Park

    Sunday, April 8 2012 7:57 PM EDT2012-04-08 23:57:29 GMT
    Sunday, April 8 2012 8:53 PM EDT2012-04-09 00:53:41 GMT
    Services and events across the county gave San Diegans a number of ways to enjoy this Easter Sunday. 
    Services and events across the county gave San Diegans a number of ways to enjoy this Easter Sunday. 
  • Cat survives impaling and is ready for a new home

    Cat survives impaling and is ready for a new home

    Friday, April 6 2012 8:24 PM EDT2012-04-07 00:24:18 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2012 9:13 PM EDT2012-04-07 01:13:30 GMT
    One kitty at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society is ready for a permanent home, after he survived being impaled. 
    One kitty at the Rancho Coastal Humane Society is ready for a permanent home, after he survived being impaled. 
  • Marine finally reunited with her military service dog

    Marine finally reunited with her military service dog

    Friday, April 6 2012 8:18 PM EDT2012-04-07 00:18:14 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2012 8:58 PM EDT2012-04-07 00:58:11 GMT
    After years of red tape, two wounded war heroes are reuniting in retirement. 
    After years of red tape, two wounded war heroes are reuniting in retirement. 
  • Service dogs trained to assist autistic children

    Service dogs trained to assist autistic children

    Friday, April 6 2012 5:48 PM EDT2012-04-06 21:48:19 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2012 5:57 PM EDT2012-04-06 21:57:38 GMT
    An autistic boy has a new lease on life, or should we say, new leash on life thanks to his service dog. 
    An autistic boy has a new lease on life, or should we say, new leash on life thanks to his service dog. 
  • Local pastor attends interfaith brunch at White House

    Local pastor attends interfaith brunch at White House

    Friday, April 6 2012 11:46 AM EDT2012-04-06 15:46:09 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2012 5:20 PM EDT2012-04-06 21:20:55 GMT
    It was a big honor for a Point Loma pastor and his wife, getting to meet President Obama at the White House. 
    It was a big honor for a Point Loma pastor and his wife, getting to meet President Obama at the White House. 
  • The Dish with Anita: Coconut pound cake with coconut bourbon glaze

    The Dish with Anita: Coconut pound cake with coconut bourbon glaze

    Wednesday, April 4 2012 7:35 PM EDT2012-04-04 23:35:17 GMT
    Friday, April 6 2012 1:52 PM EDT2012-04-06 17:52:58 GMT
    Since Easter is this weekend, I will be making a coconut cake. My mother always made one to be served after dinner on Easter Sunday. 
    Since Easter is this weekend, I will be making a coconut cake. My mother always made one to be served after dinner on Easter Sunday. 
  • Artist wants you to stop and notice the flowers

    Artist wants you to stop and notice the flowers

    Wednesday, April 4 2012 9:22 PM EDT2012-04-05 01:22:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2012 9:34 PM EDT2012-04-05 01:34:31 GMT
    Spring is here, and not only are the flowers blooming, but so are our stop signs. 
    Spring is here, and not only are the flowers blooming, but so are our stop signs. 
  • The Prado's Titanic Centennial First Class Dinner

    The Prado's Titanic Centennial First Class Dinner

    Wednesday, April 4 2012 5:16 PM EDT2012-04-04 21:16:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2012 5:25 PM EDT2012-04-04 21:25:04 GMT
    This April marks 100 years since the Titanic sank in the Atlantic. 
    This April marks 100 years since the Titanic sank in the Atlantic. 
  • Spring Eggstravaganza begins Wednesday at Birch Aquarium

    Spring Eggstravaganza begins Wednesday at Birch Aquarium

    Wednesday, April 4 2012 3:48 PM EDT2012-04-04 19:48:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2012 3:58 PM EDT2012-04-04 19:58:58 GMT
    Birch Aquarium is celebrating spring with its Spring Eggstravaganza. 
    Birch Aquarium is celebrating spring with its Spring Eggstravaganza. 
  • Fast food wars: Burger King fights to regain crown

    Fast food wars: Burger King fights to regain crown

    Wednesday, April 4 2012 3:35 PM EDT2012-04-04 19:35:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 4 2012 3:45 PM EDT2012-04-04 19:45:46 GMT
    Burger King has launched a new menu it hopes will be a recipe for success. But many people say the new lineup has been offered for years at McDonald's. 
    Burger King has launched a new menu it hopes will be a recipe for success. But many people say the new lineup has been offered for years at McDonald's. 
  • Companies show of their weirdest gadgets

    Companies show of their weirdest gadgets

    Tuesday, April 3 2012 10:14 PM EDT2012-04-04 02:14:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 3 2012 10:25 PM EDT2012-04-04 02:25:22 GMT
    From hair that lights up to a beanie cap with its own speakers. We're seeing the newest swag gadgets to help advertise businesses. 
    From hair that lights up to a beanie cap with its own speakers. We're seeing the newest swag gadgets to help advertise businesses. 
  • Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day

    Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day

    Tuesday, April 3 2012 11:53 AM EDT2012-04-03 15:53:49 GMT
    Tuesday, April 3 2012 11:54 AM EDT2012-04-03 15:54:46 GMT
    Ben and Jerry's is thanking its customers by giving away free ice cream! 
    Ben and Jerry's is thanking its customers by giving away free ice cream! 
  • Twin foals Sunny & Angel celebrate 2nd birthday

    Twin foals Sunny & Angel celebrate 2nd birthday

    Monday, April 2 2012 5:36 PM EDT2012-04-02 21:36:25 GMT
    Monday, April 2 2012 5:43 PM EDT2012-04-02 21:43:38 GMT
    It was a landmark birthday celebration at the Helen Woodward Animal Hospital over the weekend. 
    It was a landmark birthday celebration at the Helen Woodward Animal Hospital over the weekend. 
  • Rescued bobcat released with tracking device

    Rescued bobcat released with tracking device

    Monday, April 2 2012 3:22 PM EDT2012-04-02 19:22:49 GMT
    Monday, April 2 2012 3:36 PM EDT2012-04-02 19:36:52 GMT
    bobcat that was rescued and treated for mange will soon be released back into the wild with a radio tracking collar. 
    bobcat that was rescued and treated for mange will soon be released back into the wild with a radio tracking collar. 
  • Opening Padres season with Lucky's Lunch Counter

    Opening Padres season with Lucky's Lunch Counter

    Monday, April 2 2012 10:41 AM EDT2012-04-02 14:41:53 GMT
    Monday, April 2 2012 10:41 AM EDT2012-04-02 14:41:53 GMT
    Opening day for the Padres is Thursday. News 8 wants to get you ready with an authentic ballpark experience. 
    Opening day for the Padres is Thursday. News 8 wants to get you ready with an authentic ballpark experience. 
  • Good Guys host annual car show at Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Good Guys host annual car show at Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Sunday, April 1 2012 9:30 PM EDT2012-04-02 01:30:46 GMT
    Sunday, April 1 2012 9:30 PM EDT2012-04-02 01:30:47 GMT
    Vintage cars and trucks rolled through the Del Mar Fairgrounds this weekend. 
    Vintage cars and trucks rolled through the Del Mar Fairgrounds this weekend. 
  • Starting life in the fast lane: Baby born on San Diego freeway

    Starting life in the fast lane: Baby born on San Diego freeway

    Friday, March 30 2012 10:28 PM EDT2012-03-31 02:28:13 GMT
    Friday, March 30 2012 10:28 PM EDT2012-03-31 02:28:14 GMT
    While most moms-to-be make it to the delivery room with time to spare, a quick labor can surprise even the most practiced of parents. 
    While most moms-to-be make it to the delivery room with time to spare, a quick labor can surprise even the most practiced of parents. That's exactly what happened early Friday morning to a Chula Vista couple whose little boy was born in the passenger seat of their SUV on the way to a hospital. 
  • San Diego Hospice fundraiser set for Saturday morning

    San Diego Hospice fundraiser set for Saturday morning

    Friday, March 30 2012 9:24 PM EDT2012-03-31 01:24:50 GMT
    Friday, March 30 2012 9:24 PM EDT2012-03-31 01:24:51 GMT
    The end of life doesn't have to mean the end of hope. 
    The end of life doesn't have to mean the end of hope. 
  • Zoo Day: Meerkat

    Zoo Day: Meerkat

    Friday, March 30 2012 3:19 PM EDT2012-03-30 19:19:12 GMT
    Friday, March 30 2012 3:30 PM EDT2012-03-30 19:30:59 GMT
    They have great vision helped by the dark bands around their eyes, which reduce glare from the sun. 
    They have great vision helped by the dark bands around their eyes, which reduce glare from the sun. 
  • Oceanside designer's vintage inspired children's clothing

    Oceanside designer's vintage inspired children's clothing

    Thursday, March 29 2012 4:46 PM EDT2012-03-29 20:46:33 GMT
    Thursday, March 29 2012 4:55 PM EDT2012-03-29 20:55:53 GMT
    An incredible clothing line has launched in Oceanside. 
    An incredible clothing line has launched in Oceanside. 
  • You may be paying too much in fees

    You may be paying too much in fees

    Thursday, March 29 2012 3:31 PM EDT2012-03-29 19:31:16 GMT
    Thursday, March 29 2012 3:45 PM EDT2012-03-29 19:45:31 GMT
    While many of us save for retirement, we may be paying some unnecessary fees. 
    While many of us save for retirement, we may be paying some unnecessary fees. 
  • Rescued puppies recover as undercover video surfaces

    Rescued puppies recover as undercover video surfaces

    Wednesday, March 28 2012 9:00 PM EDT2012-03-29 01:00:11 GMT
    Wednesday, March 28 2012 9:45 PM EDT2012-03-29 01:45:05 GMT
    New video has surfaces that gives an inside look at the conditions at one of three pet stores raided by the San Diego Humane Society. 
    New video has surfaces that gives an inside look at the conditions at one of three pet stores raided by the San Diego Humane Society. 
  • SWBA: Rock of Ages

    SWBA: Rock of Ages

    Wednesday, March 28 2012 9:32 PM EDT2012-03-29 01:32:47 GMT
    Wednesday, March 28 2012 9:32 PM EDT2012-03-29 01:32:47 GMT
    If you hear any noise, it ain't the boys. These are the women of the SWBA, the Senior Women's Basketball Association. 
    If you hear any noise, it ain't the boys. These are the women of the SWBA, the Senior Women's Basketball Association. 
  • Santee neighborhood fighting new power plant

    Santee neighborhood fighting new power plant

    Wednesday, March 28 2012 9:20 PM EDT2012-03-29 01:20:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 28 2012 9:30 PM EDT2012-03-29 01:30:39 GMT
    Opponents of a proposed power plant near Mission Trails Park plan on making their voices heard at Wednesday's Santee City Council meeting. 
    Opponents of a proposed power plant near Mission Trails Park plan on making their voices heard at Wednesday's Santee City Council meeting. 
  • Dirty Birds: Millionth Wing Giveaway

    Dirty Birds: Millionth Wing Giveaway

    Wednesday, March 28 2012 4:35 PM EDT2012-03-28 20:35:50 GMT
    Wednesday, March 28 2012 4:37 PM EDT2012-03-28 20:37:48 GMT
    How would you like free chicken wings for a year? And, not just any wings - Dirty Birds Wings in Pacific Beach. 
    How would you like free chicken wings for a year? And, not just any wings - Dirty Birds Wings in Pacific Beach. 
  • Communicating with your baby through sign language

    Communicating with your baby through sign language

    Wednesday, March 28 2012 4:04 PM EDT2012-03-28 20:04:35 GMT
    Wednesday, March 28 2012 4:13 PM EDT2012-03-28 20:13:00 GMT
    What is my baby thinking? It's a question many parents ask. And, there is a way to find out by teaching your baby basic signs, using American Sign Language. 
    What is my baby thinking? It's a question many parents ask. And, there is a way to find out by teaching your baby basic signs, using American Sign Language. 
  • The Warner-Carrillo Ranch: Preserving a piece

    The Warner-Carrillo Ranch: Preserving a piece

    Tuesday, March 27 2012 9:18 PM EDT2012-03-28 01:18:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 27 2012 9:19 PM EDT2012-03-28 01:19:19 GMT
    As the wispy spring clouds roll by this sprawling Warner Springs Ranch, it's hard to imagine that you are in the former epicenter of early California life. 
    As the wispy spring clouds roll by this sprawling Warner Springs Ranch, it's hard to imagine that you are in the former epicenter of early California life. 
  • High-end sporting goods at bottom-end prices

    High-end sporting goods at bottom-end prices

    Tuesday, March 27 2012 9:13 PM EDT2012-03-28 01:13:59 GMT
    Tuesday, March 27 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-03-28 01:15:30 GMT
    High-quality gear and apparel typically come with high price tags. But you can pick up these expensive goods for cheap, if you know when to shop. 
    High-quality gear and apparel typically come with high price tags. But you can pick up these expensive goods for cheap, if you know when to shop. 
  • Lee MacDougall tours the US

    Lee MacDougall tours the US

    Tuesday, March 27 2012 12:33 PM EDT2012-03-27 16:33:29 GMT
    Tuesday, March 27 2012 12:33 PM EDT2012-03-27 16:33:29 GMT
    Singer-songwriter Lee MacDougall is back on this side of the Atlantic for another North American tour. 
    Singer-songwriter Lee MacDougall is back on this side of the Atlantic for another North American tour. 
  • San Diego Crew Classic

    San Diego Crew Classic

    Tuesday, March 27 2012 11:45 AM EDT2012-03-27 15:45:40 GMT
    Tuesday, March 27 2012 11:45 AM EDT2012-03-27 15:45:41 GMT
    Some of the best athletes in the country return to the sun-kissed waters of Mission Bay this weekend. 
    Some of the best athletes in the country return to the sun-kissed waters of Mission Bay this weekend. 
  • Rock rage: Who should pay for your cracked window?

    Rock rage: Who should pay for your cracked window?

    Monday, March 26 2012 9:25 PM EDT2012-03-27 01:25:25 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2012 10:30 PM EDT2012-03-27 02:30:49 GMT
    We've all been there before, trapped behind a truck that is kicking up rocks and debris. What happens if a rock cracks your windshield or dents your hood? 
    We've all been there before, trapped behind a truck that is kicking up rocks and debris. What happens if a rock cracks your windshield or dents your hood? 
  • Cafasso Meatball Company: First family of meatballs

    Cafasso Meatball Company: First family of meatballs

    Monday, March 26 2012 9:32 PM EDT2012-03-27 01:32:40 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2012 9:32 PM EDT2012-03-27 01:32:40 GMT
    In the kitchen of the company that bears his name, Vittorio Cafasso is a natural. 
    In the kitchen of the company that bears his name, Vittorio Cafasso is a natural. 
  • Tax tips for parents with kids in college

    Tax tips for parents with kids in college

    Monday, March 26 2012 1:35 PM EDT2012-03-26 17:35:05 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2012 1:35 PM EDT2012-03-26 17:35:05 GMT
    Tax season can be a very confusing time, especially for parents with kids in college dealing with who gets to claim what, or who gets to write off what: the child or the parents? 
    Tax season can be a very confusing time, especially for parents with kids in college dealing with who gets to claim what, or who gets to write off what: the child or the parents? 
  • Museum of Making Music hosts "Women in Jazz"

    Museum of Making Music hosts "Women in Jazz"

    Monday, March 26 2012 10:40 AM EDT2012-03-26 14:40:40 GMT
    Monday, March 26 2012 10:40 AM EDT2012-03-26 14:40:41 GMT
    The Museum of Making Music is calling attention to female jazz musicians in a special concert. 
    The Museum of Making Music is calling attention to female jazz musicians in a special concert. 
  • Zoo Day: Lanner falcon

    Zoo Day: Lanner falcon

    Friday, March 23 2012 3:22 PM EDT2012-03-23 19:22:41 GMT
    Friday, March 23 2012 3:36 PM EDT2012-03-23 19:36:00 GMT
    They're fast-flying birds, and are well designed for catching other birds -- even bats. 
    They're fast-flying birds, and are well designed for catching other birds -- even bats. 
  • Copycat Geezer Bandit at work in the Bay Area

    Copycat Geezer Bandit at work in the Bay Area

    Friday, March 23 2012 3:13 PM EDT2012-03-23 19:13:50 GMT
    Friday, March 23 2012 3:13 PM EDT2012-03-23 19:13:51 GMT
    At first glance it may look like the Geezer Bandit, but it appears a man behind the latest bank robbery in the Bay Area may be a Geezer copycat. 
    At first glance it may look like the Geezer Bandit, but it appears a man behind the latest bank robbery in the Bay Area may be a Geezer copycat. 
  • Memories in the Making Art Auction

    Memories in the Making Art Auction

    Friday, March 23 2012 11:19 AM EDT2012-03-23 15:19:47 GMT
    Friday, March 23 2012 11:19 AM EDT2012-03-23 15:19:48 GMT
    Artists are coming together Friday night, to auction off their work, in support of Alzheimer's research, programs, and care centers throughout the county. 
    Artists are coming together Friday night, to auction off their work, in support of Alzheimer's research, programs, and care centers throughout the county. 
  • The Dish with Anita: Any-three-cheese macaroni and cheese

    The Dish with Anita: Any-three-cheese macaroni and cheese

    Thursday, March 22 2012 7:43 PM EDT2012-03-22 23:43:08 GMT
    Thursday, March 22 2012 7:43 PM EDT2012-03-22 23:43:08 GMT
    This is one of my favorite recipes, borrowed from a co-worker years ago. She made this for potlucks and everyone loved it! 
    This is one of my favorite recipes, borrowed from a co-worker years ago. She made this for potlucks and everyone loved it! 
  • Hero Bowl VI: Benefiting United Cerebral Palsy

    Hero Bowl VI: Benefiting United Cerebral Palsy

    Thursday, March 22 2012 4:32 PM EDT2012-03-22 20:32:33 GMT
    Thursday, March 22 2012 5:06 PM EDT2012-03-22 21:06:58 GMT
    United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County believes everyone should be free to live and work wherever they want. 
    United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego County believes everyone should be free to live and work wherever they want. 
  • Seaport Village Busker Festival

    Seaport Village Busker Festival

    Thursday, March 22 2012 4:47 PM EDT2012-03-22 20:47:16 GMT
    Thursday, March 22 2012 4:48 PM EDT2012-03-22 20:48:04 GMT
    The Seaport Village Busker Festival is happening this weekend. And you might be thinking: what's a busker? 
    The Seaport Village Busker Festival is happening this weekend. And you might be thinking: what's a busker? 
  • Generosity of a stranger triggers life-saving chain

    Generosity of a stranger triggers life-saving chain

    Wednesday, March 21 2012 10:18 PM EDT2012-03-22 02:18:59 GMT
    Wednesday, March 21 2012 10:30 PM EDT2012-03-22 02:30:24 GMT
    The average wait time for a person needing a kidney donation is nearly four years, unless one special person makes the decision to start the chain of giving to a complete stranger. 
    The average wait time for a person needing a kidney donation is nearly four years, unless one special person makes the decision to start the chain of giving to a complete stranger. 
  • The magic of butterflies right before your eyes

    The magic of butterflies right before your eyes

    Wednesday, March 21 2012 9:42 PM EDT2012-03-22 01:42:19 GMT
    Wednesday, March 21 2012 9:54 PM EDT2012-03-22 01:54:21 GMT
    San Diego Zoo Safari Park is about to be taken over by thousands of butterflies. 
    San Diego Zoo Safari Park is about to be taken over by thousands of butterflies. 
  • Dog gets a second chance after surviving gunshot

    Dog gets a second chance after surviving gunshot

    Wednesday, March 21 2012 3:17 PM EDT2012-03-21 19:17:43 GMT
    Wednesday, March 21 2012 5:05 PM EDT2012-03-21 21:05:24 GMT
    "Chance," the retriever mix found on the Viejas Indian Reservation with a serious gunshot wound, went home with his new family Wednesday, according to the county Department of Animal Services. 
    "Chance," the retriever mix found on the Viejas Indian Reservation with a serious gunshot wound, went home with his new family Wednesday, according to the county Department of Animal Services. 
  • Feeding the Soul: Angel Faces benefit concert

    Feeding the Soul: Angel Faces benefit concert

    Wednesday, March 21 2012 4:42 PM EDT2012-03-21 20:42:45 GMT
    Wednesday, March 21 2012 4:42 PM EDT2012-03-21 20:42:46 GMT
    The Feeding the Soul Foundation is celebrating its second birthday with a concert benefitting Angel Faces, which is an organization that helps young girls with burn injuries develop meaningful relationships. 
    The Feeding the Soul Foundation is celebrating its second birthday with a concert benefitting Angel Faces, which is an organization that helps young girls with burn injuries develop meaningful relationships. 
  • 2nd Annual Man Diego Olympic Bar Games in North Park

    2nd Annual Man Diego Olympic Bar Games in North Park

    Wednesday, March 21 2012 3:35 PM EDT2012-03-21 19:35:39 GMT
    Wednesday, March 21 2012 3:35 PM EDT2012-03-21 19:35:39 GMT
    It's almost time for the games to begin. The Man Diego competition starts next week at the True North Tavern in North Park. 
    It's almost time for the games to begin. The Man Diego competition starts next week at the True North Tavern in North Park. 
  • Bomb detection team shows us how it's done

    Bomb detection team shows us how it's done

    Tuesday, March 20 2012 10:16 PM EDT2012-03-21 02:16:39 GMT
    Tuesday, March 20 2012 10:16 PM EDT2012-03-21 02:16:40 GMT
    ATF bomb experts have to be ready for anything when investigating a possible improvised explosive device. They put their skills to the test here in San Diego. 
    ATF bomb experts have to be ready for anything when investigating a possible improvised explosive device. They put their skills to the test here in San Diego. 
  • What's Going Around - March 20, 2012

    What's Going Around - March 20, 2012

    Tuesday, March 20 2012 8:54 PM EDT2012-03-21 00:54:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 20 2012 9:10 PM EDT2012-03-21 01:10:27 GMT
    Once a common childhood infection, the number of chicken pox cases has really dwindled since the introduction of the chicken pox vaccine. 
    Once a common childhood infection, the number of chicken pox cases has really dwindled since the introduction of the chicken pox vaccine. 
  • Meals-on-Wheels celebrates March-for-Meals

    Meals-on-Wheels celebrates March-for-Meals

    Tuesday, March 20 2012 12:42 PM EDT2012-03-20 16:42:14 GMT
    Tuesday, March 20 2012 6:41 PM EDT2012-03-20 22:41:20 GMT
    "Meals on Wheels" of San Diego delivers food to nearly 1,000 seniors in 48 communities across the county. 
    "Meals on Wheels" of San Diego delivers food to nearly 1,000 seniors in 48 communities across the county. 
  • Spring break fashion essentials

    Spring break fashion essentials

    Tuesday, March 20 2012 12:04 PM EDT2012-03-20 16:04:28 GMT
    Tuesday, March 20 2012 12:06 PM EDT2012-03-20 16:06:16 GMT
    It's the first day of spring and time to plan your spring break. 
    It's the first day of spring and time to plan your spring break. 
  • Tony Hawk: The science behind the skateboard

    Tony Hawk: The science behind the skateboard

    Monday, March 19 2012 10:21 PM EDT2012-03-20 02:21:33 GMT
    Monday, March 19 2012 10:35 PM EDT2012-03-20 02:35:25 GMT
    Who would have thought that skateboarding and school would go together?
     
    Who would have thought that skateboarding and school would go together? On Monday, the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering brought people from UCSD and the skate world together to talk about the science behind the sport. 
  • 2012 Padres slogans

    2012 Padres slogans

    Monday, March 19 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-03-20 01:15:51 GMT
    Monday, March 19 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-03-20 01:15:51 GMT
    Baseball season is right around the corner, and expectations for the home team aren't very high. The Padres are picked to finish last in the National League West.
     
    Baseball season is right around the corner, and expectations for the home team aren't very high. The Padres are picked to finish last in the National League West. Las Vegas has them pegged at winning only 70 games, finishing about 20 games out of first place. 
  • News 8 viewers share their storm shots

    News 8 viewers share their storm shots

    Monday, March 19 2012 9:05 PM EDT2012-03-20 01:05:06 GMT
    Monday, March 19 2012 9:15 PM EDT2012-03-20 01:15:22 GMT
    While the weekend winter storm caused headaches for many residents, it also made for some beautiful weather photos. 
    While the weekend winter storm caused headaches for many residents, it also made for some beautiful weather photos. 
  • Cirque du Soleil: Totem

    Cirque du Soleil: Totem

    Monday, March 19 2012 12:09 PM EDT2012-03-19 16:09:53 GMT
    Monday, March 19 2012 12:09 PM EDT2012-03-19 16:09:54 GMT
    Cirque du Soleil is returning to San Diego next month, with its latest big production called "Totem." 
    Cirque du Soleil is returning to San Diego next month, with its latest big production called "Totem." 
  • The Dish with Anita: Roasted Brussels sprouts

    The Dish with Anita: Roasted Brussels sprouts

    Thursday, March 15 2012 8:46 PM EDT2012-03-16 00:46:58 GMT
    Thursday, March 15 2012 8:46 PM EDT2012-03-16 00:46:59 GMT
    I love Brussels sprouts but don't care for some of the traditional steaming or boiling methods of cooking them, since I find this removes a lot of flavor and sometimes leaves them mushy.
     
    I love Brussels sprouts but don't care for some of the traditional steaming or boiling methods of cooking them, since I find this removes a lot of flavor and sometimes leaves them mushy. So here's a recipe for a roasted version. 
  • Different stations, different prices, same quality?

    Different stations, different prices, same quality?

    Wednesday, March 14 2012 10:16 PM EDT2012-03-15 02:16:51 GMT
    Wednesday, March 14 2012 10:18 PM EDT2012-03-15 02:18:01 GMT
    You're saving money, but could it cost you in the long run? We asked if there's any difference with the same grade of gas sold at different locations and prices. 
    You're saving money, but could it cost you in the long run? We asked if there's any difference with the same grade of gas sold at different locations and prices. 
  • Picking your brackets: The science behind the Madness

    Picking your brackets: The science behind the Madness

    Wednesday, March 14 2012 8:53 PM EDT2012-03-15 00:53:01 GMT
    Wednesday, March 14 2012 9:40 PM EDT2012-03-15 01:40:13 GMT
    Here comes March Madness. Do you have your brackets filled out? If so, what did you base your picks on? Your favorite team, uniform color, mascot nickname? 
    Here comes March Madness. Do you have your brackets filled out? If so, what did you base your picks on? Your favorite team, uniform color, mascot nickname? 
  • Local beachcomber looks for treasure, finds trash

    Local beachcomber looks for treasure, finds trash

    Wednesday, March 14 2012 9:19 PM EDT2012-03-15 01:19:29 GMT
    Wednesday, March 14 2012 9:19 PM EDT2012-03-15 01:19:30 GMT
    A 40-year-old credit card, a six-foot lounge chair, and enough masks, snorkels and fins to stock a dive shop. One local resident says the trash he finds on our beaches never ceases to amaze him. 
    A 40-year-old credit card, a six-foot lounge chair, and enough masks, snorkels and fins to stock a dive shop. One local resident says the trash he finds on our beaches never ceases to amaze him. 
  • Encinitas school may phase out English-only classes

    Encinitas school may phase out English-only classes

    Tuesday, March 13 2012 8:49 PM EDT2012-03-14 00:49:01 GMT
    Wednesday, March 14 2012 2:38 AM EDT2012-03-14 06:38:27 GMT
    Some North County parents are upset over the proposed changes for incoming students at two Encinitas elementary schools. 
    Hundreds of North County parents packed a public hearing Tuesday evening, frustrated and upset over proposed changes for incoming students at two Encinitas elementary schools. 
  • What's Going Around - March 13, 2012

    What's Going Around - March 13, 2012

    Tuesday, March 13 2012 9:19 PM EDT2012-03-14 01:19:38 GMT
    Tuesday, March 13 2012 9:30 PM EDT2012-03-14 01:30:23 GMT
    The usual suspects are on the local health front right now, including another reminder that this year's flu season not only had a late start, but it's showing no signs of slowing down. 
    The usual suspects are on the local health front right now, including another reminder that this year's flu season not only had a late start, but it's showing no signs of slowing down. 
  • Caught hot handed: Video shows arsonist starting fire

    Caught hot handed: Video shows arsonist starting fire

    Tuesday, March 13 2012 8:43 PM EDT2012-03-14 00:43:34 GMT
    Tuesday, March 13 2012 8:43 PM EDT2012-03-14 00:43:34 GMT
    We're getting our first look Tuesday at security camera video showing a La Mesa man starting an East County brush fire. 
    We're getting our first look Tuesday at security camera video showing a La Mesa man starting an East County brush fire. 
  • Baby sea lion rescued from Mission Beach

    Baby sea lion rescued from Mission Beach

    Tuesday, March 13 2012 3:01 PM EDT2012-03-13 19:01:48 GMT
    Tuesday, March 13 2012 7:26 PM EDT2012-03-13 23:26:43 GMT
    A sea lion pup discovered Tuesday near the sea wall at Mission Beach was rescued by SeaWorld San Diego personnel. 
    A sea lion pup discovered Tuesday near the sea wall at Mission Beach was rescued by SeaWorld San Diego personnel. 
  • San Diego Latino Film Festival

    San Diego Latino Film Festival

    Tuesday, March 13 2012 11:20 AM EDT2012-03-13 15:20:17 GMT
    Tuesday, March 13 2012 11:20 AM EDT2012-03-13 15:20:17 GMT
    The 19th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival is underway. 
    The 19th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival is underway. 
  • On board the ultimate airplane: The Dreamliner

    On board the ultimate airplane: The Dreamliner

    Tuesday, March 13 2012 11:08 AM EDT2012-03-13 15:08:42 GMT
    Tuesday, March 13 2012 11:08 AM EDT2012-03-13 15:08:42 GMT
    It's being called the future of air travel. 
    It's being called the future of air travel. 
  • Drivers who buy diesel aren't getting a break either

    Drivers who buy diesel aren't getting a break either

    Monday, March 12 2012 10:09 PM EDT2012-03-13 02:09:09 GMT
    Monday, March 12 2012 10:20 PM EDT2012-03-13 02:20:26 GMT
    The price of gas continues to soar, and now the price of diesel fuel is starting to catch up. In fact, at some local stations, prices shot up nearly 20 cents overnight. 
    The price of gas continues to soar, and now the price of diesel fuel is starting to catch up. In fact, at some local stations, prices shot up nearly 20 cents overnight. 
  • Man fishes every day and has pictures to prove it

    Man fishes every day and has pictures to prove it

    Monday, March 12 2012 9:31 PM EDT2012-03-13 01:31:28 GMT
    Monday, March 12 2012 9:45 PM EDT2012-03-13 01:45:22 GMT
    You've heard about people getting hooked on fishing, but one San Diego father is riding a hot streak we had to see for ourselves. In the past year, Mark Terry fished 365 times, and caught a fish 365 times. 
    You've heard about people getting hooked on fishing, but one San Diego father is riding a hot streak we had to see for ourselves. In the past year, Mark Terry fished 365 times, and caught a fish 365 times. 
  • Cell phone jammers gain popularity, but carry big risks

    Cell phone jammers gain popularity, but carry big risks

    Thursday, March 8 2012 9:04 PM EST2012-03-09 02:04:58 GMT
    Monday, March 12 2012 2:56 PM EDT2012-03-12 18:56:37 GMT
    Gadgets known as phone jammers are gaining popularity in the U.S., but they also carry big risks. Security experts say they are illegal, and can be potentially dangerous. 
    Gadgets known as phone jammers are gaining popularity in the U.S., but they also carry big risks. Security experts say they are illegal, and can be potentially dangerous. 
  • Flying high with the Blue Angels

    Flying high with the Blue Angels

    Saturday, March 10 2012 9:12 PM EST2012-03-11 02:12:54 GMT
    Sunday, March 11 2012 7:11 PM EDT2012-03-11 23:11:42 GMT
    All eyes are on the skies in El Centro Saturday as the Blue Angels kick off their first air show of the season. 
    All eyes are on the skies in El Centro Saturday as the Blue Angels kick off their first air show of the season. 
  • Dressage riders compete for spot in London Olympics

    Dressage riders compete for spot in London Olympics

    Saturday, March 10 2012 2:09 PM EST2012-03-10 19:09:30 GMT
    Saturday, March 10 2012 2:09 PM EST2012-03-10 19:09:30 GMT
    The road to the London Olympics comes through Del Mar this weekend for hundreds of dressage horses and their riders.
     
    The road to the London Olympics comes through Del Mar this weekend for hundreds of dressage horses and their riders.
     
  • Adopt DSC 2 snapshot champ dials in the win

    Adopt DSC 2 snapshot champ dials in the win

    Friday, March 9 2012 9:51 PM EST2012-03-10 02:51:40 GMT
    Friday, March 9 2012 9:57 PM EST2012-03-10 02:57:31 GMT
    There is always something pretty cool happening at 100.7 Jack FM and the recent days were no exception. 
    There is always something pretty cool happening at 100.7 Jack FM and the recent days were no exception. 
  • Zoo Day: Naked Mole Rat

    Zoo Day: Naked Mole Rat

    Friday, March 9 2012 5:56 PM EST2012-03-09 22:56:29 GMT
    Friday, March 9 2012 6:06 PM EST2012-03-09 23:06:30 GMT
    They're closely related to rats and named for their lack of fur. 
    They're closely related to rats and named for their lack of fur. 
  • Apple unveils new iPad 3: What to expect now

    Apple unveils new iPad 3: What to expect now

    Thursday, March 8 2012 5:22 PM EST2012-03-08 22:22:51 GMT
    Friday, March 9 2012 12:37 AM EST2012-03-09 05:37:14 GMT
    Apple has just unveiled the new iPad and a consumer electronics expert breaks down the new features. 
    Apple has just unveiled the new iPad and a consumer electronics expert breaks down the new features. 
  • Why is gas so much cheaper just south of the border?

    Why is gas so much cheaper just south of the border?

    Thursday, March 8 2012 8:45 PM EST2012-03-09 01:45:24 GMT
    Thursday, March 8 2012 8:55 PM EST2012-03-09 01:55:47 GMT
    Here in San Diego, gas prices are some of the highest in the country. But south of the border, it's a different story. 
    Here in San Diego, gas prices are some of the highest in the country. But south of the border, it's a different story. 
  • CrimeFighters Manhunt: Tom Heinrich

    CrimeFighters Manhunt: Tom Heinrich

    Thursday, March 8 2012 5:51 PM EST2012-03-08 22:51:41 GMT
    Thursday, March 8 2012 5:51 PM EST2012-03-08 22:51:42 GMT
    The News 8 CrimeFighters are helping authorities in a countywide manhunt. 
    The News 8 CrimeFighters are helping authorities in a countywide manhunt. 
  • Retirement plans differ for baby boomer generation

    Retirement plans differ for baby boomer generation

    Thursday, March 8 2012 3:33 PM EST2012-03-08 20:33:47 GMT
    Thursday, March 8 2012 3:45 PM EST2012-03-08 20:45:56 GMT
    Not all retirement plans are created equal when it comes to the baby boomer generation. 
    Not all retirement plans are created equal when it comes to the baby boomer generation. 
  • Salty Sisters: Sisters in sweets

    Salty Sisters: Sisters in sweets

    Wednesday, March 7 2012 9:27 PM EST2012-03-08 02:27:24 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2012 9:28 PM EST2012-03-08 02:28:12 GMT
    Two Salty Sisters with a proclivity for making candy have discovered the sweet taste of success. 
    Two Salty Sisters with a proclivity for making candy have discovered the sweet taste of success. 
  • Dive into summer camps at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Dive into summer camps at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Wednesday, March 7 2012 3:17 PM EST2012-03-07 20:17:32 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2012 3:30 PM EST2012-03-07 20:30:26 GMT
    It's not too early to start thinking about summer activities for your children. 
    It's not too early to start thinking about summer activities for your children. 
  • Shave-a-Thon for childhood cancer research

    Shave-a-Thon for childhood cancer research

    Wednesday, March 7 2012 3:16 PM EST2012-03-07 20:16:05 GMT
    Wednesday, March 7 2012 3:23 PM EST2012-03-07 20:23:04 GMT
    The Saint Baldrick's Foundation of San Diego is hosting its fourth annual Shave-A-Thon for childhood cancer research. 
    The Saint Baldrick's Foundation of San Diego is hosting its fourth annual Shave-A-Thon for childhood cancer research. 
  • What's Going Around - March 6, 2012

    What's Going Around - March 6, 2012

    Tuesday, March 6 2012 9:12 PM EST2012-03-07 02:12:28 GMT
    Tuesday, March 6 2012 9:25 PM EST2012-03-07 02:25:36 GMT
    It's no surprise that with the changes in our weather -- including last week's stormy conditions followed by summer-like weather over the weekend -- San Diegans with asthma are feeling the effects. 
    It's no surprise that with the changes in our weather -- including last week's stormy conditions followed by summer-like weather over the weekend -- San Diegans with asthma are feeling the effects. 
  • PaintNVineyard: Paintin' place

    PaintNVineyard: Paintin' place

    Tuesday, March 6 2012 9:20 PM EST2012-03-07 02:20:51 GMT
    Tuesday, March 6 2012 9:20 PM EST2012-03-07 02:20:51 GMT
    It's been said, "Different strokes for different folks," and a new business in Scripps Ranch called PaintNVineyard is keeping its customers amused while tapping their muse. 
    It's been said, "Different strokes for different folks," and a new business in Scripps Ranch called PaintNVineyard is keeping its customers amused while tapping their muse. 
  • Baby & Kidz Expo happening this weekend

    Baby & Kidz Expo happening this weekend

    Tuesday, March 6 2012 11:49 AM EST2012-03-06 16:49:24 GMT
    Tuesday, March 6 2012 11:49 AM EST2012-03-06 16:49:25 GMT
    Parents: do you get overwhelmed by all the products and advice out there when it comes to your children? 
    Parents: do you get overwhelmed by all the products and advice out there when it comes to your children? 
  • Dog rescued from Lake Poway now happy and healthy

    Dog rescued from Lake Poway now happy and healthy

    Monday, March 5 2012 10:15 PM EST2012-03-06 03:15:46 GMT
    Monday, March 5 2012 10:25 PM EST2012-03-06 03:25:44 GMT
    A dog found severely malnourished after spending months on his own near Lake Poway has made a remarkable recovery. 
    A dog found severely malnourished after spending months on his own near Lake Poway has made a remarkable recovery. 
  • Jessica Sanchez before she became an 'Idol'

    Jessica Sanchez before she became an 'Idol'

    Monday, March 5 2012 9:14 PM EST2012-03-06 02:14:41 GMT
    Monday, March 5 2012 9:14 PM EST2012-03-06 02:14:42 GMT
    After wowing the judges and the audience last week, the smart money says Chula Vista's Jessica Sanchez could go far on this season's "American Idol." 
    After wowing the judges and the audience last week, the smart money says Chula Vista's Jessica Sanchez could go far on this season's "American Idol." 
  • The Dish with Anita: Irish lamb stew

    The Dish with Anita: Irish lamb stew

    Monday, March 5 2012 7:46 PM EST2012-03-06 00:46:33 GMT
    Monday, March 5 2012 7:46 PM EST2012-03-06 00:46:34 GMT
    This is a really great recipe for lamb that is easy, and the best thing about it is it's made in a crock pot! This stew is really great with freshly baked Irish soda bread. Enjoy! 
    This is a really great recipe for lamb that is easy, and the best thing about it is it's made in a crock pot! This stew is really great with freshly baked Irish soda bread. Enjoy! 
  • Corvette Diner's 25th anniversary- 1,987 free burgers

    Corvette Diner's 25th anniversary- 1,987 free burgers

    Monday, March 5 2012 11:55 AM EST2012-03-05 16:55:06 GMT
    Monday, March 5 2012 3:18 PM EST2012-03-05 20:18:06 GMT
    The Corvette Diner is celebrating its 25th anniversary, by giving away free burgers! 
    The Corvette Diner is celebrating its 25th anniversary, by giving away free burgers! 
  • Comic-Con to sell passes for pre-registered members

    Comic-Con to sell passes for pre-registered members

    Friday, March 2 2012 11:45 AM EST2012-03-02 16:45:09 GMT
    Saturday, March 3 2012 2:51 PM EST2012-03-03 19:51:36 GMT
    Single and four-day ticket packages for the next Comic-Con International in San Diego are set to go on sale online Saturday on a limited basis. 
    Single and four-day ticket packages for the next Comic-Con International in San Diego are set to go on sale online Saturday on a limited basis. 
  • Spring Home/Garden Show: Garden of earthly delights

    Spring Home/Garden Show: Garden of earthly delights

    Friday, March 2 2012 9:23 PM EST2012-03-03 02:23:03 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2012 9:23 PM EST2012-03-03 02:23:04 GMT
    The designers and architects at this weekend's San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds know what they want. 
    The designers and architects at this weekend's San Diego Spring Home/Garden Show at the Del Mar Fairgrounds know what they want. 
  • Local play setting the stage for controversy

    Local play setting the stage for controversy

    Friday, March 2 2012 9:12 PM EST2012-03-03 02:12:26 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2012 9:12 PM EST2012-03-03 02:12:26 GMT
    A local theater group is putting on the play based on a classic novel written by Mark Twain. But it's the language used that's getting mixed reviews. 
    A local theater group is putting on the play based on a classic novel written by Mark Twain. But it's the language used that's getting mixed reviews. 
  • Fugitive sex offender caught in Solana Beach

    Fugitive sex offender caught in Solana Beach

    Friday, March 2 2012 8:42 PM EST2012-03-03 01:42:44 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2012 8:55 PM EST2012-03-03 01:55:46 GMT
    A former music teacher with a history of sexually abusing juveniles tried to skip town Friday while on parole, but he didn't get far after removing his GPS monitoring bracelet. 
    A former music teacher with a history of sexually abusing juveniles tried to skip town Friday while on parole, but he didn't get far after removing his GPS monitoring bracelet. 
  • Zoo Day: Cuscus

    Zoo Day: Cuscus

    Friday, March 2 2012 3:23 PM EST2012-03-02 20:23:31 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2012 3:36 PM EST2012-03-02 20:36:05 GMT
    They appear as comfortable at ground level as they do in trees. 
    They appear as comfortable at ground level as they do in trees. 
  • Morning Wake Up Call: Snoozing on the job

    Morning Wake Up Call: Snoozing on the job

    Friday, March 2 2012 12:48 PM EST2012-03-02 17:48:16 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2012 12:50 PM EST2012-03-02 17:50:03 GMT
    This won't be the first time that Larry Himmel has been accused of sleeping on the job. 
    This won't be the first time that Larry Himmel has been accused of sleeping on the job. 
  • Wheelchair Dancers: Dance of the spirit

    Wheelchair Dancers: Dance of the spirit

    Thursday, March 1 2012 9:19 PM EST2012-03-02 02:19:34 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2012 9:19 PM EST2012-03-02 02:19:34 GMT
    When limb girdle muscular dystrophy confined Beverly Weurding to a wheelchair, she decided she wanted to dance. 
    When limb girdle muscular dystrophy confined Beverly Weurding to a wheelchair, she decided she wanted to dance. 
  • Wounded warriors now conquering the surf

    Wounded warriors now conquering the surf

    Thursday, March 1 2012 9:08 PM EST2012-03-02 02:08:19 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2012 9:08 PM EST2012-03-02 02:08:20 GMT
    When wounded veterans return home from war, the San Diego Naval Medical Center has the daunting task of repairing their broken bodies.
     
    When wounded veterans return home from war, the San Diego Naval Medical Center has the daunting task of repairing their broken bodies. One of the hospital's most successful therapy programs is their Warrior Athlete Surf Clinic. 
  • Boy slowly recovering after being hit by trash truck

    Boy slowly recovering after being hit by trash truck

    Thursday, March 1 2012 8:45 PM EST2012-03-02 01:45:24 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2012 9:00 PM EST2012-03-02 02:00:54 GMT
    A young boy is on the road to recovery after being hit by a city garbage truck while riding his skateboard. 
    A young boy is on the road to recovery after being hit by a city garbage truck while riding his skateboard. 
  • CrimeFighters Manhunt: Ronald Cisneros, Jr.

    CrimeFighters Manhunt: Ronald Cisneros, Jr.

    Thursday, March 1 2012 6:55 PM EST2012-03-01 23:55:23 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2012 6:55 PM EST2012-03-01 23:55:23 GMT
    The News 8 CrimeFighters are helping authorities in a countywide manhunt. 
    The News 8 CrimeFighters are helping authorities in a countywide manhunt. 
  • Gaijin Noodle + Sake House now open in the Gaslamp

    Gaijin Noodle + Sake House now open in the Gaslamp

    Thursday, March 1 2012 4:01 PM EST2012-03-01 21:01:38 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2012 4:14 PM EST2012-03-01 21:14:38 GMT
    Gaijin Noodle + Sake House is a brand new restaurant in the Gaslamp with food and drinks inspired by parts of Asia. 
    Gaijin Noodle + Sake House is a brand new restaurant in the Gaslamp with food and drinks inspired by parts of Asia. 
  • Perhaps principal protected structured notes are for you?

    Perhaps principal protected structured notes are for you?

    Thursday, March 1 2012 3:17 PM EST2012-03-01 20:17:00 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2012 3:27 PM EST2012-03-01 20:27:50 GMT
    There's not doubt that the markets may be too volatile for people approaching retirement, but there are other options. 
    There's not doubt that the markets may be too volatile for people approaching retirement, but there are other options. 
  • Final say on Leap Day

    Final say on Leap Day

    Wednesday, February 29 2012 9:19 PM EST2012-03-01 02:19:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 29 2012 9:19 PM EST2012-03-01 02:19:23 GMT
    The year 2012 is actually 366 days long. That's because this is a Leap Year. We've added an extra day almost every four years since the Gregorian calendar replaced the Julian calendar back in 1592.
     
    The year 2012 is actually 366 days long. That's because this is a Leap Year. We've added an extra day almost every four years since the Gregorian calendar replaced the Julian calendar back in 1592. Larry Himmel remembers. 
  • Parents at San Diego hospitals welcome Leap Year babies

    Parents at San Diego hospitals welcome Leap Year babies

    Wednesday, February 29 2012 3:22 PM EST2012-02-29 20:22:26 GMT
    Wednesday, February 29 2012 4:27 PM EST2012-02-29 21:27:43 GMT
    A "leap baby" born at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Wednesday in San Diego will be among at least 19 born locally on the day meant to account for a year actually lasting about 365.25 days. 
    A "leap baby" born at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Wednesday in San Diego will be among at least 19 born locally on the day meant to account for a year actually lasting about 365.25 days. 
  • San Diego Police Museum helps open Vegas Mob Museum

    San Diego Police Museum helps open Vegas Mob Museum

    Wednesday, February 29 2012 12:50 PM EST2012-02-29 17:50:09 GMT
    Wednesday, February 29 2012 1:00 PM EST2012-02-29 18:00:41 GMT
    Members of the San Diego Police Historical Association just got back from Las Vegas for the grand opening of the Mob Museum. 
    Members of the San Diego Police Historical Association just got back from Las Vegas for the grand opening of the Mob Museum. 
  • Two sisters, separated as girls, living in two different worlds

    Two sisters, separated as girls, living in two different worlds

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 9:36 PM EST2012-02-29 02:36:18 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2012 11:43 PM EST2012-02-29 04:43:55 GMT
    They are two sisters living in two completely different worlds, reunited after nearly four decades apart, separated when they were just toddlers. 
    They are two sisters living in two completely different worlds, reunited after nearly four decades apart, separated when they were just toddlers. 
  • Your stories, your snow pictures

    Your stories, your snow pictures

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 10:24 PM EST2012-02-29 03:24:51 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2012 10:35 PM EST2012-02-29 03:35:25 GMT
    Monday's cold winter storm dumped up to a foot of snow in our local mountains, and blanketed areas that don't normally get it. Our viewers have been sending in some great pictures and videos. 
    Monday's cold winter storm dumped up to a foot of snow in our local mountains, and blanketed areas that don't normally get it. Our viewers have been sending in some great pictures and videos. 
  • Sharks killing sea otters in record numbers

    Sharks killing sea otters in record numbers

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 10:13 PM EST2012-02-29 03:13:26 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2012 10:25 PM EST2012-02-29 03:25:25 GMT
    California sea otters are already endangered, and now they face a new problem: the growing number of sharks. 
    California sea otters are already endangered, and now they face a new problem: the growing number of sharks. 
  • San Diego Children's Discovery Museum: Inspiring young minds

    San Diego Children's Discovery Museum: Inspiring young minds

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 9:42 PM EST2012-02-29 02:42:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2012 9:42 PM EST2012-02-29 02:42:24 GMT
    Inside the raucous walls of an Escondido complex, there's a museum with designs on young minds. 
    Inside the raucous walls of an Escondido complex, there's a museum with designs on young minds. 
  • What's Going Around - February 28, 2012

    What's Going Around - February 28, 2012

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 8:54 PM EST2012-02-29 01:54:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2012 9:05 PM EST2012-02-29 02:05:31 GMT
    Last week we told you how this year's flu season, although late, was finally underway. So it's no surprise that the virus continues to dominate San Diego's health front. 
    Last week we told you how this year's flu season, although late, was finally underway. So it's no surprise that the virus continues to dominate San Diego's health front. 
  • Love, Etc* Wedding & Event Showcase at the US Grant Part II

    Love, Etc* Wedding & Event Showcase at the US Grant Part II

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 12:13 PM EST2012-02-28 17:13:38 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2012 12:40 PM EST2012-02-28 17:40:46 GMT
    The best part about being a bride is looking like a princess in a fabulous wedding gown. 
    The best part about being a bride is looking like a princess in a fabulous wedding gown. 
  • Love, Etc* Wedding & Event Showcase at the US Grant Part I

    Love, Etc* Wedding & Event Showcase at the US Grant Part I

    Tuesday, February 28 2012 12:37 PM EST2012-02-28 17:37:48 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2012 12:37 PM EST2012-02-28 17:37:49 GMT
    Finding the perfect engagement ring for that special lady in your life may seem like an intimidating task. 
    Finding the perfect engagement ring for that special lady in your life may seem like an intimidating task. 
  • Underbelly: Japanese to please

    Underbelly: Japanese to please

    Monday, February 27 2012 8:57 PM EST2012-02-28 01:57:59 GMT
    Monday, February 27 2012 9:15 PM EST2012-02-28 02:15:05 GMT
    Finding noodles in Little Italy has never been a problem. Finding the noodles at Underbelly, not that easy. 
    Finding noodles in Little Italy has never been a problem. Finding the noodles at Underbelly, not that easy. 
  • Spike in gas prices continues in San Diego

    Spike in gas prices continues in San Diego

    Sunday, February 26 2012 1:21 PM EST2012-02-26 18:21:13 GMT
    Sunday, February 26 2012 1:21 PM EST2012-02-26 18:21:14 GMT
    Is your wallet feeling the pinch every time you head to the gas station? 
    Is your wallet feeling the pinch every time you head to the gas station? 
  • Watching gas prices rise over a single day

    Watching gas prices rise over a single day

    Friday, February 24 2012 3:11 PM EST2012-02-24 20:11:45 GMT
    Friday, February 24 2012 8:47 PM EST2012-02-25 01:47:35 GMT
    One News 8 viewer claims if you watch the stations closely, the prices can often go up several times a day. So we're monitoring five gas stations in Kearny Mesa Friday. 
    One News 8 viewer claims if you watch the stations closely, the prices can often go up several times a day. So we're monitoring five gas stations in Kearny Mesa Friday. 
  • Miracle dog Chance released from animal hospital

    Miracle dog Chance released from animal hospital

    Friday, February 24 2012 5:51 PM EST2012-02-24 22:51:16 GMT
    Friday, February 24 2012 6:14 PM EST2012-02-24 23:14:39 GMT
    The miracle dog Chance was released from the Mission Valley Animal Hospital Friday morning, and soon he'll up for adoption. 
    The miracle dog Chance was released from the Mission Valley Animal Hospital Friday morning, and soon he'll up for adoption. 
  • San Diego man recovers from heart transplant and becomes a runner

    San Diego man recovers from heart transplant and becomes a runner

    Friday, February 24 2012 3:49 PM EST2012-02-24 20:49:04 GMT
    Friday, February 24 2012 3:49 PM EST2012-02-24 20:49:04 GMT
    Kevin Huff is a retired first class electronics technician in the Navy.
     
    Kevin Huff is a retired first class electronics technician in the Navy. An avid runner, he used to train with the Navy Seals, but 14 months ago he was suffering shortness of breath, eventually causing him to be winded on a simple flight of stairs. 
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