SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego is ranked ninth in a list of America's 50 most-livable cities.
Weather, beaches, low crime rate and large number of colleges gave San Diego its lofty ranking from Bloomberg Businessweek.
Among the data analyzed by the publication was the number of bars and restaurants, libraries and museums; public school performance; professional sports teams; acres of parks relative to population; and income.
San Francisco was ranked first, praised for its "world-class restaurants and museums to community fairs and music festivals, a large educated class, and an improving economy," though the Northern California city by the bay's high cost of living and large number of homeless were also noted.
Los Angeles came in last, pulled down by poor air quality and high unemployment.
A five year old girl's dream came true today with the help of the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Leona, who lives in San Marcos and is battling cancer, wished to have the ultimate pirate ship playhouse in her backyard.
In celebration of American Heart Month, Rady Children's Hospital hosted its 34th annual Heart Party. It was a chance for former heart patients and the doctors who treated them to reunite.
Fair, warm and dry weather continues through Saturday, but an onshore flow will bring low clouds and fog Saturday night and much cooler weather to the county on Sunday.
Neighbors say the Prince Recycling Center on Voltaire Street is attracting crime and transients, and they want the center to move out of the area.
Few of us really know how our coworkers spend their time when they are off the clock. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff gets to know Ryan Brothers - a writer here at KFMB Stations and News 8 - who put his own signature on Mission Trails Regional Park.
A San Marcos man who shot his girlfriend and left her body in her car, parked along northbound Interstate 15 near Escondido, was convicted Friday of first-degree murder.
A local company is on the cutting edge of ocean exploration using unmanned vehicles powered by wind and sun and the future looks bright for these ocean drones, which currently are being tested off the coast of San Diego.