Stories for December 9, 2009
A development that would bring thousands of new homes to rural north San Diego County failed to get approval from the San Diego Board of Supervisor yesterday. But the Merriam Mountain project near Interstate 15 may be back on the agenda in January.
The City Council today tentatively approved mid-year spending cuts proposed by Mayor Jerry Sanders to close San Diego's $179 million budget deficit that will result in about 200 city workers losing their jobs.
The Oceanside Unified School Board approved a policy Tuesday that clamps down on students who want to transfer to schools in other districts.
San Diego County plans to spend $322,000 a year for covered and secure parking spaces for District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis's staff.
Mexican federal authorities have released 12 Tijuana Municipal policemen who had been suspected of having ties to organized crime.
The neo-soul band Fitz & The Tantrums plays the Casbah this Friday night. Check out their stop-motion music video for the song "Winds of Change."
Local governments around the state are grappling with a proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries. We'll look at how the city of San Diego is planning to regulate these store fronts.
Redistricting is not a word that makes many hearts beat faster. But a new voter-approved Citizens Redistricting Committee could potentially make profound changes in California politics.
Just in time for Holiday toy shopping, we get a new look at how gender stereotypes can actually hinder a child's development. We'll speak with the author of PINK BRAIN/BLUE BRAIN about why girls need more Legos and boys need more time away from the computer.
The California Coastal Commission is considering a request by environmental groups to revoke a development permit for a company that wants to build a desalination plant in Carlsbad.