Stories for September 28, 2009
Mexican immigrant Jose Luis Bonilla, dishwasher turned businessman, spent over 20 years building his colossal, handmade 'Mexican Disneyland' in the heart of California, only to abandon it after permit problems. A new grassroots effort is underway to complete the village and develop it into a public center for Mexican arts and culture.
A promising-but-troubled San Diego biotech company has forced out four executives, including its CEO. This follows news that employees of Sequenom mishandled trial results for its Down syndrome test.
The Pew Hispanic Center found that 60 percent of undocumented Latinos have no health insurance.
Governor Schwarzenegger will host representatives from 70 countries at a global climate summit in Los Angeles this week. It happens just as California celebrates the third anniversary of approval of its historic plan to reduce the state’s greenhouse gases.
A San Diego Superior Court judge has decided not to allow cameras in his courtroom.
Mandatory water restrictions have been in place for about three months now. So, are San Diegans conserving? We take a look.
The San Diego Chargers got back on-track with their victory over the Miami Dolphins. We're joined on Morning Edition by North County Times Sports Columnist Jay Paris.
Thousands of disabled, blind and elderly people in San Diego County will no longer have help to cook their meals, bathe, change their sheets or take their medicine. Gov. Schwarzenegger cut In-Home Supportive Services to help resolve the state budget crisis. But in slashing the program he also alleged massive fraud.
A bill on Governor Schwarzenegger's desk could determine whether Chula Vista is a viable place for a new California State University campus.
A group of lifeguards from San Diego and New Zealand head to a small town on Mexico's Baja California peninsula this week to train lifeguards and teach kids about beach safety.