Stories for October 27, 2009
Mexican authorities have discovered what's presumed to be a smuggling tunnel under construction just a few hundred feet from the U.S. Mexico border fence.
San Diego County's Health and Human Services Agency got the OK to set up H1N1 clinics at San Diego public schools yesterday.
Spend less money, hire fewer workers. That's the mandate the San Diego Unified School Board handed down to district employees yesterday.
The San Diego City Council has voted to find out what it would actually cost to build a new main library by putting it out to bid.
The county is reporting that supplies of the vaccine are running low. People who are looking for the vaccine are urged to contact their primary care providers. Officials are expecting 311,000 more doses of the vaccine between the end of this week and the first week of November. Most of these doses will go to private health care providers.
U.S. and North Korean officials in San Diego have wrapped up unofficial talks with other northeast Asian countries about regional security, but no major breakthroughs are expected.
A Superior Court judge has ruled California regulators have illegally allowed insurers to deny care to children with autism. The case involved Kaiser Permanente's refusal to pay for a particular type of autism treatment.
The 16 year old girl was apparently helping her mother set up a food stand early Tuesday morning.
About 300 volunteers from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border hauled more than six tons of trash out of the Tijuana River Valley last weekend. Volunteers want to help prevent flooding this winter and keep trash from washing out to sea.
These Day's Legal Update examines: The attorney-client privilege case pending before the US Supreme Court; the US Supreme Court's decision to review the criminal conviction of Enron CEO Jeff Skilling; and a preview of the oral argument before the California Supreme Court on medical marijuana set for November 3.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. We take a look at the issue and also hear from a woman who's created a video to help victims get restraining orders.
Strong winds are expected across San Diego County today as a cold front bears down on the region, according to weather forecasters.