Stories for June 19, 2009
On the third day of this week I saw "Year One" (opening June 19 throughout San Diego) starring Jack Black and Michael Cera and it was good. In fact it was really good, just not in the way I expected. "Year One" combines the comedy titans Jack Black and Michael Cera in an effort to create a side splitting comedy.
An environmental group says investment in clean energy could create several hundred-thousand jobs in California while also reducing global warming pollution.
The San Diego City Council will consider an ordinance on Monday meant to discourage officials from meddling in the city’s financial reports.
Advocates for the poor are calling Governor's Schwarzenegger's proposed budget cuts the worst prescription for California's economy. Advocates argue tax increases would cause less damage to the state.
President Barack Obama introduced a plan to overhaul the country's financial regulatory system earlier this week. What are the specifics of the president's financial regulation plan, and who's already lining up in opposition?
If San Diego wants to expand its convention center, it will likely cost at least $52.5 million a year in new taxes and fees over the next 30 years. Is an expansion of the convention center worth the $780 million price tag? And, with the proposals to build a new city hall and downtown library also in the works, which project should be a priority?
People living in San Diego will be able to drop off old car tires for free Saturday at Mira Mesa High School.
There's going to be a new Sheriff in town, and not everyone is happy about it. We discuss the timing of outgoing Sheriff Bill Kolender's retirement, and the politics behind the appointment of new sheriff Bill Gore.
The La Jolla Playhouse stages the world premiere of "Restoration" next week. It's a play inspired by the true story of a woman who restored Michelangelo's David for its 500th anniversary. Award-winning actress and playwright Claudia Shear wrote and stars in "Restoration." Arts producer Angela Carone checks in on the preparations.