Stories for June 30, 2006
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This week, President Bush called a New York Times report about a secret program that monitored international banking transactions "disgraceful". Also, a proposed Constitutional amendment to ban the desecration of the American flag failed in the Senate by one vote. And, City Attorney Mike Aguirre called on the consulting firm Kroll, Inc. to release its delayed report on possible illegal acts by city employees, or face a lawsuit.
California environmentalists says the state would face a series of hurdles to protect its coastline if a bill passed this week by the House of Representatives becomes law. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.
Vista has passed what it believes is the first ordinance of its kind in the country. The new law requires people who hire short-term workers to register with the city, display the registration in their vehicle and write out terms of employment for day laborers. Reporter Rebecca Tolin has details on the controversy surrounding the law.
San Diego County law enforcement officials say July 4th is the most dangerous holiday when it comes to alcohol-related deaths, injuries and crimes. That's why police and public safety agencies launched Operation Safeguard Friday. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.