Stories for November 5, 2009
Small businesses in San Diego that have felt shut out of opportunities provided by federal stimulus funding could get help qualifying.
Oceanside city council has approved water and sewer rate increases after a bond rating agency issued a negative credit watch on the city’s sewer bonds.
The giant panda born at the San Diego Zoo more than three months ago is healthy and gaining weight, zoo officials announced today after the cub's latest examination.
A mass shooting rocked one of the nation's largest military posts on Thursday after at least one U.S. soldier opened fire inside Fort Hood in Texas.
Fifty-four feral cats captured on San Nicholas Island are settling in at a wildlife center northeast of San Diego.
Everyone knows that “This is It” (opened October 28 in select San Diego theaters) serves up the last footage of the late Michael Jackson. But while Jackson’s talent is clearly visible on the screen, you might not appreciate the work of the tech crew that had to create this film from a diverse array of sources.
This weekend, the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory honor the region's hardworking music teachers with a concert. Such a celebration seems like a good time to explore the state of music education in our schools and look at a new program designed to support music education training called the California Music Project.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a bison, a rabbit, or a spider? Do you ever pretend to be an animal? Every artist in the New Children's Museum latest exhibition, Animal Art, explores how and why animals excite the human imagination. Joining us to talk about the exhibit are its curator, Rachel Teagle and artist Jason Hackenwerth.
Artist Jason Hackenwerth will construct four large-scale, original balloon sculptures for the latest exhibition at The New Children's Museum. Using 1000s of balloons and a technique developed after years of working as a children’s entertainer, Hackenwerth turns the unlikely material into ancient animals borne from his imagination.
San Diego County has produced a video about what has changed since the wildfires of 2003 and 2007.