Stories for July 29, 2009
The FBI is offering $10,000 for help finding the gun of a Border Patrol agent who was slain last week in a rugged area outside San Diego.
Advocates for HIV treatment and prevention say Governor Schwarzenegger has effectively dismantled California's efforts to battle the disease. When he signed the new budget, the governor used his line-item veto power to cut an additional $52 million from HIV/AIDS programs.
The low crime rate is good news for people living in San Diego. But it’s bad news when the San Diego Police Department tries to get money from the federal government.
A new analysis of military spending in San Diego suggests defense dollars account for a growing share of the local economy.
If California is ungovernable, what can we do about it? Overhaul the constitution or tweak it here and there through the initiative process? Common Cause and the League of Women Voters are examining the alternatives, and we talk with Thad Kousser about possibilities.
Nearly 20 percent of the human genome is patented by private companies, amounting to thousands of genes. But should what exists in nature be patenting, and what impact will that have on cures for disease?
A group of activists from Oakland have filed a ballot initiative that could legalize marijuana in California.
U.S Federal officials say are arresting more U.S. Teenagers trying to smuggle drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border.
The San Diego Unified school board is leaning toward approving a proposed policy that would allow all students in the district access to full-spectrum biliteracy programs.