Problems at Sharp, Mount Soledad Cross, Politics of Oil
Friday, August 1, 2008
Audio posted Friday afternoon.
Charges of serious problems with patient-care and mismanagement at Sharp Grossmont Hospital could jeopardize the federal funds the East County medical facility receives each year. What kind of problems have occurred at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, and how might losing federal funding affect the healthcare quality in the East County?
Plus, a federal judge has ruled that the giant cross can stay atop Mount Soledad. What makes this ruling different from previous rulings on the Mount Soledad cross?
And, high gas prices have helped to re-ignite the debate over off-shore oil drilling. Who's making the push for off-shore drilling, and what are the details of the presidential candidates' proposed energy policies?