Stories for December 4, 2009
The San Diego County Office of Education reports roughly 500,000 surgical masks will be distributed to county school districts in hopes of curbing the spread of swine flu -- and more supplies are the way.
Join 39 members of the musical King family - Grammy©-winning big band greats the Fabulous King Sisters, legendary guitar virtuoso Alvino Rey, '60s sweetheart Tina Cole ("My Three Sons") & the King Cousins plus film favorite Robert Clarke and all the King kiddies -as these legendary entertainers serve up a big dose of seasonal cheer. "CHRISTMAS WITH THE KING FAMILY" is an ultimate compilation of classic musical moments from their dazzling Christmas specials.
UC San Diego computer scientists are creating a network of environmental sensors to help people avoid air pollution hot spots.
If I do one good deed this week let it be stopping you from seeing “The Strip” (opening December 4 at Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas). But apparently no one informed the cast about how bad the film is so actors Dave Foley and Federico Dordei who will appear in person with producer Jay Khan on Saturday, December 5 at 7:40pm.
State health officials say swine flu activity is still widespread, but there’s now more vaccine to go around. Swine flu cases may be leveling off a bit, but state health officials are warning that the H1N1 virus is still very widespread in California.
There's a new chapter in the Tijuana drug wars where a battle over control of the drug trade frequently results in gruesome violence. What changes have been made in the last year to fight the drug war raging just across the border?
Obama's new plan to control al-Qaida and the Taliban will have an acute effect on San Diego with thousands of Camp Pendleton-based marines expected to be stationed in Afghanistan by mid-2010.
Mayor Sanders announced his plan to tackle the city's budget shortfall. Proposed cuts will reduce police and fire staffing, trim library hours and eliminate hundreds of city jobs. Does the city of San Diego have a long-term strategy for addressing its budget problems? Where will the pain be felt?