SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Civic leaders are scheduled Wednesday morning to announce a weeklong series of events to showcase San Diego's innovation economy.
Innovate San Diego Week will be a collaborative effort between the city of San Diego, Maker Faire San Diego, the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., UC San Diego's SD Hacks, TwitchCon 2016 and the CRSSD Festival.
According to the mayor's office, the events to be held during the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 7 will highlight the "ingenuity and creativity'' of the region, display some of the best of local technology and promote San Diego's innovation economy on a global stage.
SD Hacks, TwitchCon and the CRSSD Festival are all events scheduled to take place during the week.
SD Hacks is a 36-hour hackathon at UCSD in which participants create useful applications, TwitchCon is a gathering for the Twitch social media video and gaming platform, and CRSSD is a two-day music festival at the Waterfront Park at the County Administration Center.
A Pacific storm that promises to heavily douse much of Southern California this week will deliver a considerably less dramatic infusion of precipitation in the San Diego area, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service is predicting rain around San Diego County this week, potentially heavy rain on Thursday. People in unincorporated areas can get free sandbags at numerous locations to help them protect their homes, properties and communities.
An increased police presence is expected Wednesday at Serra High after a threatening message was written on a school wall.
A Mexican woman in the U.S. illegally who was dragged away from her daughters by authorities in a widely viewed video was being released on her own recognizance Tuesday by an immigration judge in Southern California.
After a nearly three-hour public hearing, the City Council voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve a facility that would allow homeless people to store their valuables.
Kevin Towers, the former San Diego Padres player, scout and executive, will be posthumously inducted into the Padres Hall of Fame in a pre-game ceremony on May 12, the team announced Tuesday.
A flamingo that mysteriously appeared in the South Bay last month - like most people - seems to not want to leave San Diego.
Authorities Tuesday released the name of the 27-year- old victim who was fatally injured while playing a "punching game" with an acquaintance in a Gaslamp Quarter sports bar.