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Posada Christmas Pilgrimage Reunites Family, Friends

For 21 years San Diegans and Tijuanans have been coming together along the border to celebrate Christmas. Border agents allow people to access a secured area on the U.S. side, and visit with people on the Tijuana side through small gaps in the border fence.

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Celebrating Hanukkah at San Quentin Prison

We're in the final, frenetic days of this holiday season: shopping, eating, attending office parties, and for some, hiding from the craziness of it all. Here's a story about the celebration of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in a place you might not expect.


The Year's Biggest Political Stories

The Year's Biggest Political Stories

From President Obama's executive decisions on Cuba and immigration to the indictments of California senators Calderon and Yee, we'll review this year's political high and lows. What do you think was the biggest political story of 2014?


The Latest on Ride Services

Even if you don't hail rides using smartphone apps, you've probably read or seen stories about them. Companies like Uber and Lyft have transformed the transportation ecosystem over the past five years. But all this growth has spurred controversy. Privacy, safety, surge pricing and driver compensation have all become hot-button issues in the on-demand ride service industry.


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Jolie Kanat

The Meaning of Life

It's a big question, but to Jolie Kanat the answer to life's meaning isn't big.

To Dance!

Janine Kovac has danced to the holiday classic "The Nutcracker" more times than she can count. But the sheer joy of dance keeps it alive.

Santa's Little Skeptic

Sam Christensen struggles to answer his literal-minded daughter's question: "Do you believe in Santa?"