Stories for May 27, 2009
Seniors in San Diego County tend to be healthier than older Californians living in other parts of the state. A new report reveals how local seniors are faring in 17 different health measures.
A San Diego company has begun marketing a non-invasive test for lead exposure.
Having a child with a disability can pose many challenges for families and society. We'll talk with an advocate for children with disabilities about how to incorporate disabled kids into family life as well as after school, social and recreational programs.
On Monday, June 1st, the chamber group Camera Lucida gives a rare San Diego performance of Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, along with Franz Schubert's String Quintet in C major. Camera Lucida is a unique chamber ensemble and collaboration between the San Diego Symphony and the faculty of UCSD's Music Department. We'll talk to two of its founding members.
Governor Schwarzenegger is calling for new cuts instead of borrowing from Wall Street, as he'd originally proposed.
A tobacco tax hike may be on the table in Sacramento, where state lawmakers are trying to figure out how to grapple with a massive budget deficit. Supporters of the idea say it won't be an easy sell.