San Diego Syndicated

18 years later, America vows to 'never forget' 9/11

By KAREN MATTHEWS and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th...
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San Francisco's iconic cable cars to shut down for repairs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco's iconic cable cars will stop running for 10 days starting Friday while they undergo the final repairs in a three-year restoration project of the gearboxes that propel the world-famous system up the city's notoriously steep hills. The San Francisco Municipal...
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When to Watch This Year's Rare Harvest Moon

Fall is around the corner and there's a spooky Harvest Moon ready to light the way. For the first time in 19 years, the Harvest Moon will rise on Friday the 13th, an event that won't happen again until August of 2049. NASA recommends 12:33 a.m. as the peak viewing time for this year's Harvest Moon...
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REINS

REINS is a therapeutic horsemanship program located in Fallbrook. At REINS, they provide therapy to children and adults with a wide variety of conditions. On the show today is REINS Executive Director, Deborah Shinner. Visit REINS for more info. LBISD_REINS.mp3
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Cash Strapped Forever 21 Considers Bankruptcy

Forever 21, purveyor of kitschy fast-fashion is strapped for cash and considering bankruptcy, Bloomberg reports. Like so many other mall staples - Claire's, Toys R Us, Payless - Forever 21 has struggled to adapt to the digital marketplace where speedy shipping, convenience, and a wide variety of...
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The Inside Scoop: Californians vote for Apple Pie to be the official state sweet snack, survey reveals

Wise Words An intelligent man, Jacques Torres, once said, "Life is short, eat dessert first." Whether it's any part of the day, Americans are no strangers to sweet indulgences - who doesn't love sharing a sugary snack after a long day? We're totally spoiled for choice when it comes to sweet treats...
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Netflix to give 'The Irishman' exclusive theatrical release

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Netflix will give "The Irishman" an exclusive theatrical release for about four weeks, providing theaters most of November to play Martin Scorsese's big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service. "The Irishman" will open theatrically...
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KFC Introduces Meatless, 'Beyond' Chicken Products

By Evonne Ermey KFC is the latest fast-food chain to jump on the plant-based-meat gravy-train! The company has partnered with Beyond Meat to take a stab at introducing plant-based chicken items to the drive-through crowd. While other national chains have taken up the reigns with beef inspired...
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Target teams up with Disney to open shops

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Target is hoping to bring the magic of such characters as Mickey Mouse and Elsa to its own customers by opening permanent Disney shops at a cluster of stores starting this fall. As part of the collaboration with The Walt Disney Co., the...
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Fund backed by DiCaprio pledges $5M to Amazon amid fires

NEW YORK (AP) -- A new environmental foundation backed by Leonardo DiCaprio is pledging $5 million in aid to the Amazon, which has been swept by wildfires . Earth Alliance was created last month by DiCaprio and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth. On Sunday, it launched the Amazon...
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