Eric Kahnert, CBS 8 San Diego

Eric Kahnert

CBS 8 San Diego

San Diego, CA, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

Chargers coach Don Coryell elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Coryell, credited with creating the Air Coryell offense, was the first head coach to win more than 100 games at the collegiate and professional level. → Read More

Bell Blazers blazing a new trail for girls’ baseball

Their proud coach, Jim Becher, thinks the Bay Terraces team, called the Bell Blazers, may be one of the only middle school girls baseball teams in the country. → Read More

A San Diego tennis player’s journey with Atrial Fibrillation

“I played tennis for Torrey Pines High School. We were superstars! We had six nationally ranked tennis players on our team,” Candice said with a smile. → Read More

Revolutionary shoulder procedure a first in San Diego

Since the curve of an ankle joint makes for a great fit, doctors decided to use a donor’s ankle for Rose's shoulder. → Read More

Pandemic pooch problem; dog bites and off-leash violations on the rise

The number of daily dog bites this spring, compared to last spring is up 10%, and those are only the bites reported. → Read More

What to know before betting on the Super Bowl

You may be wondering what is legal gambling in California? → Read More

Heart procedure keeps 78-year-old inline skater moving, trial underway in San Diego to make it more accessible

400-500 patients over the next year will take part in Scripps Health‘s clinical trial. Half the patients will get open heart surgery; the other half the MitraClip. → Read More

Bypassing the blackout: San Diego veteran manufactures home battery

NeoVolta says the $14,000 battery will pay for itself in around 5 years. → Read More

UC San Diego bringing nanotechnology to high schools

At the Nano 3 Laboratory at UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute, students can take a scientific journey exploring the tiniest of structures. → Read More

Almost a school shooter: How one man turned his pain into a way to help others

In 1996, Aaron Stark made a deal to get a gun and began plotting to shoot up his North Denver high school. The love of a friend was the only thing that stopped him. → Read More

Covered California: What you need to know

Open enrollment lasts a few more months, but if you want insurance to begin January 1, you need to sign up by the December 15 deadline. → Read More

Sharp Rees-Stealy offers free program to those looking to quit vaping

Sharp’s Second Breath Tobacco Cessation program is free to the public, not just Sharp patients, and can be completed in person or online. → Read More

San Diego comic book writer inspiring people with disabilities

Travis’ comic book is full of superheroes with disabilities, prosthetics or amputations. → Read More

Wendy’s in 4S Ranch donating Thursday’s proceeds to Chabad of Poway following deadly shooting

100% of sales made at the Wendy's in 4S Ranch from 3 - 9 p.m. on Thursday will be donated directly to the synagogue to help the victims heal from last month's deadly shooting. → Read More

Innovate 8: Project-In-A-Box inspires engineering in kids

The Project-In-A-Box team of student organizers has grown from a handful to 80 in just three years all while engaging over 2000 students, teachers and parents countywide → Read More

Dr. Tommy John discusses dangers of youths getting surgery his father made famous

Of all the Tommy John surgeries performed, over half of them are on players ages 15-19. → Read More

Change It Up: Pollution Stoppers is making a difference along th

A San Diego 11-year-old is so inspired to save the earth that he created a group called Pollution Stoppers. News 8’s Eric Kahnert caught up with Change It Up Champion Aidan Wadsworth, who was nomin... → Read More

Change It Up: Ricochet the Surf Dog and owner honored for work i

You've seen her riding surfboards and putting smiles on a lot of faces around the San Diego area; Ricochet the Surf Dog was nominated for our News 8 Change It Up Champion Award. News 8’s Eric Kahne... → Read More

Change It Up: 11-year-old Abby Beulke honored for work with San

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Abby Beulke has been a homeless advocate for years now, not only befriending the less fortunate but also bringing them care packages and food. But what's most impressive about... → Read More

La Mesa legend and hockey legend Willie O’Ree inducted into hock

He broke the color barrier in the National Hockey League and was just inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame this week. → Read More