Stories for February 8, 2006
San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders' proposed ballot measures took a step forward today. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Jerry Sanders has been mayor under the strong mayor system for just over a month, and tonight, Full Focus takes a look at another San Diego mayor. Pete Wilson is often thought of as San Diego's first real strong mayor, but his tenure took place 30 years before the council-manager system was discarded. Pat Finn tells us how he overcame the system's built-in obstacles to become the real leader of the city for more than a decade.
San Diego City Council voted no last night on a proposal to relocate a drug and alcohol treatment center from Downtown to Pacific Beach. KPBS reporter Alison St John was at the hearing at city hall.
Federal and county investigators are interviewing witnesses this afternoon in their efforts to determine what caused two Cessnas to collide in flight near Gillespie Field in El Cajon.
Supporters of a failed ballot measure that would have required doctors to notify parents before performing an abortion on a minor are giving it another try. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
San Diego County pest control officials say the warm Santa Ana weather should serve as a reminder that it's not too soon to start taking measures to prevent mosquito infestations. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.