Stories for November 3, 2009
The developer of a Carlsbad desalination plant capable of producing 50 million gallons of drinking water a day received a permit today from the California Coastal Commission.
San Diego County Supervisors have approved a land swap with the state that could result in a new county courthouse downtown by 2015.
A $325 million county program that provides care for the elderly and disabled will undergo reform under a plan adopted today by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.
Researchers say there's new scientific evidence that cigarette butts are toxic hazardous waste. A San Diego State University professor led the research team.
The administrator and chief executive officer for the San Diego City Employees' Retirement System announced today that he is resigning, effective Nov. 30.
Why do rescued pets seem so well-behaved, and grateful to their owners? Why do the owners of those pound puppies and kitties constantly gush over how great their pet is? We speak to Karin Winegar, author of SAVED: Rescued Animals And The Lives They Transform, about the special connection between a saved animal and their human companion.
Border Patrol agents arrested 20 suspected illegal immigrants today after the boat they were on came ashore in Beacon's Beach in Leucadia, a sheriff's lieutenant said.
What can pet owners do to help prevent their cat or dog from getting a major disease, or expensive medical procedure? We speak to local veterinarian Dr. Katy Allen about the importance of preventive pet medicine.
The Cash for Keys program is putting money in the pockets of homeowners who are facing foreclosure. We speak with a local realtor about the program.