Stories for October 13, 2009
An outbreak of swine flu caused a large number of sixth graders to miss school last week in the Poway Unified School District.
The Pentagon released the name today of a 27-year-old Camp Pendleton-based Marine killed in combat last week in Afghanistan.
The children of military families in California may have an easier time navigating the public school system thanks to an interstate agreement signed into law this week.
Who cares about science there days? We'll talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the hip host of NOVA scienceNOW, about how to make science fun, cool and interesting to the masses.
State parks officials are worried the federal government's failure to grow plants on slopes where it built new sections of the border fence could mean floods on both sides of the US Mexico border this rainy season. Smuggler's Gulch is a major area of concern.
Three years into their marriage, Judith Fox's husband, Dr. Edmund Ackell, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Over the course of the next ten years, Fox watched as the man who used to perform surgery, fly planes, and run universities, forgot how to turn on the coffee maker or place a phone call. Fox is a photographer and decided to document her husband's daily struggles with Alzheimer's. She's collected those images in a book called "I Still Do: Loving and Living with Alzheimer's." Fox joins us to talk about the book and her role as wife, care-giver, and photographer.
A strong Pacific storm moving through northern and central California will bring gusty winds, high surf and light rainfall to San Diego County beginning tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
Mayor Jerry Sanders is expected to announce today that Javier Mainar will be replacing Tracy Jarman to become the new San Diego Fire Chief.
Before you install those solar panels, it would be a good idea to have a home energy assessment done on your home. We discuss the importance of energy efficiency, and the most common ways that people waste energy in their homes. And, we'll find out how the City of San Diego's new Clean Generation program might benefit local homeowners.