Stories for April 19, 2010
The City Council today agreed to enter into a lease with the San Diego Unified School District to incorporate a charter school within a proposed new downtown central library.
U.S. officials are so concerned about violence in Tijuana after last month’s U.S. State Department travel warning for Mexico, they have decided to risk violating U.S. law instead of sending employees to the border city.
Bus drivers in the Poway Unified School District say they'll fight to keep their school buses on the road next school year. The Poway Unified School Board is considering eliminating or scaling back on bus transportation because of deep budget cuts.
One state senator wants to move up the cut-off date for kids entering kindergarten. This isn’t the first time such a change has been proposed. In the past, opponents have argued that parents should have the flexibility to decide what’s best for their kids.
A multi-agency crackdown on San Diego-area gangs involved in cross-border crime resulted in 282 arrests over the weekend, authorities announced today.
One of San Diego County's first Indian psychologists, Dr. Divya Kakaiya has been treating eating disorders since 1985, specializing in cultural issues within eating disorders.
Lee Ann Kim is founder of the San Diego Asian Film Foundation, which serves more than 100,000 audiences and over 1,000 individual artists through its annual film festival and year-round programs.
Work began today on a $47 million project to repave 134 miles of San Diego streets and slurry-seal another 147 miles, Mayor Jerry Sanders announced.
It's politics as usual and unusual in the South Bay. Our conversation with the editor of The Star News covers the candidates for Mayor of Chula Vista, the return of Juan Vargas and a challenger to Bob Filner. Also, Chula Vista has come up with a novel approach to funding a convention and visitors bureau, never mind that the city has no convention center or large hotel.
What are the top priorities for the new editor of The San Diego Union-Tribune? We speak to Jeff Light about his background, and his goals for the paper.
The head of Prison Health Care Services wants to find a way to release some of the sickest and most expensive inmates in state prisons. Twenty-one inmates cost taxpayers more then $40 million in medical bills last year.
Members of the gay community are reacting positively to President Obama's decision to require hospitals to give visitation privileges to same-sex couples. California already has such a law.