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The Chargers Champions School Grant Program is now accepting applications from San Diego County schools for its physical education and nutrition grants.

Sentences were handed down Tuesday to two defendants who had pleaded guilty to reduced charges in the ongoing pay-for-play criminal corruption case involving many South Bay-area school officials.


San Diego State University has announced that J. Dennis Cradit, Ph.D., will join the school on July 1 as the new dean for the College of Business Administration.


About 17 miles east of downtown San Diego is Spring Valley, the largest unincorporated community in the county. The Spring Valley community planning area encompasses about 11 square miles with a mix of single-family and multifamily residences, small, family-owned businesses and heavy industrial.

The Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego has announced the establishment of the Carol Lazier and Family Endowed Chair in Social Innovation and Impact. This $1 million endowment will help establish the Center for Social Innovation and Impact at the Rady School, and also attract and support faculty leaders in the critical area of social venturing.


“I think if you can make rainbow-colored algae you can make anything,” said a University of California, San Diego biology professor and director of the California Center for Algae Biotechnology at a UCSD Economics Roundtable Wednesday morning.

Students and educators at Encinitas' Diegueño Middle School received a $5,000 grant this week from the Barona Band of Mission Indians, according to a release from the tribe.


A Mt. San Jacinto College biology instructor was one of 30 across the globe to be awarded with the 2014 Distinguished Advisor Award, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Two Mt. San Jacinto College students received the Gold and Silver 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholar awards. Maureen Njuguna of San Jacinto was named a 2014 Gold Scholar and Wayne Bauwens of Menifee was selected as a 2014 Silver Scholar.

A group of Mt. San Jactino College students recently presented research on the Drosophila, better known as the fruit fly, during the 55th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego.

Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss will give the keynote address at the San Diego County Bar Association's annual Law Week Luncheon & Celebration of Community Service on April 30.

The University of San Diego will honor Orange County attorney Jeffrey T. Thomas with its Author E. Hughes Award for Career Achievement. Thomas will be recognized during the school's 19th Annual Alumni Honors celebration April 26 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace & Justice. The cocktail-attire event begins at 6 p.m.


A team of NewSchool of Architecture and Design students earned two out of five awards at the Cal Poly Design Village 2014 competition held April 11-13.


Valhalla High School student Shea Ricketts has been named the recipient of the 11th Annual AMN/HCC San Diego Scholarship Essay Contest presented by Health Care Communicators (HCC) of San Diego County and AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AHS).


The Chula Vista City Council has approved a consultant to prepare zoning regulations for the University Park and Innovation District Sectional Planning Area, a new development in the Southeastern part of the city.

National City is steeped in history that’s very significant to San Diego County’s early development. When Spanish soldiers and missionaries, led by Father Junipero Serra, occupied land that the Kumeyaay people farmed, they used 26,000 acres in what is now National City as grazing land for their horses and named it El Rancho del Rey, or “Ranch of the King.”

San Diego State University has named Dr. Chukuka S. Enwemeka as its next provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, the senior academic administrator at the university.

Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss will give the keynote address at the San Diego County Bar Association's annual Law Week Luncheon & Celebration of Community Service on April 30.

The seventh annual Fermanian School of Business and Fermanian Business & Economic Institutes’ Dealmakers of the Year Awards ceremony Thursday morning honored some of San Diego’s top firms, collaborations and individual movers and shakers of the past year.


Two Mt. San Jacinto College students were recently chosen to work on a Hubble Scope Project designed to study remote galaxies.

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