Stories for October 21, 2009
As I’m writing this, an online news item tells me that two meetings are about to take place in San Diego to discuss what might be in the city’s future. One deals with municipal bankruptcy. That’s not my subject today. The other envisions three new municipal developments – huge, luxurious, and paid for by public funds. That interests me since those are the same three proposals that could provide the answer to San Diego’s growing homeless problem.
San Diego researchers have found a way to slow the damage done by Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Federal firearms officials and a firearms trade association launched a campaign in San Diego Wednesday to remind people that buying a gun for someone else is a felony punishable by up to ten years in prison.
A 31-year-old woman with underlying medical conditions is the 25th person in San Diego County whose death has been linked to the swine flu pandemic, it was announced today.
KPBS has been recognized for outstanding achievement in television, radio and Web content at the 36th Annual San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards.
Prompt action is needed to begin chipping away at San Diego's projected $179 million spending shortfall next fiscal year, Mayor Jerry Sanders told a City Council committee today before his staff announced plans for implementing what are expected to be deep mid-year budget cuts.