Stories for November 27, 2009
For those interested less in the shopping and more in the glow of the holiday season, here's more on where and when to see Christmas tree lights.
Black Friday shopping in San Diego started as early as midnight and some retailers are already calling it a success, but local economic experts said today it won't compare to pre-recession times.
State officials say California leads the nation in railroad crossing deaths, and teenagers are the number one at-risk group. Cal-Trans has launched a campaign aimed at preventing more deaths.
Today and tomorrow many Christmas tree farms and retailers will open up for the season. Sales were down last year, but sellers are hoping to reverse that trend this year.
If you like action then you’ll have something to be thankful for this holiday weekend as third century Chinese armies and ninja assassins invade theaters. This Thanksgiving holiday two very different kinds of action films square off at theaters: John Woo’s epic “Red Cliff” (opens November 27 at Landmark's Ken Cinema) or the video game-like “Ninja Assassin" (opened November 25 throughout San Diego).
UC San Diego has seen a reduction in both suspected and confirmed cases of swine flu.