Stories for April 21, 2010
California wildlife officials on Wednesday delayed taking action on a proposal to expand the hunting of black bears in the state, saying public concerns haven't been fully addressed.
San Diego is still facing multi-million dollar deficits in the coming years, but the picture is improving slightly. The city's revised five-year budget projection was released today.
Millions of people in the developing world, mostly children, die each year from treatable and preventable diseases. Slowly, that is beginning to change as economic growth lifts hundreds of millions of people out of extreme poverty and the circumstances known to perpetuate disease. "Survival: Lives In The Balance" is a landmark documentary series about global health.
San Diego Gas & Electric and the California Energy Commission are offering San Diego County residents rebates for trading in old appliances for new energy-efficient models.
Activists calling for greater investment in public services ranging from schools to in-home health care are ending a 48-day, 365-mile march with a rally in front of the state Capitol.
The Sanford Children's World Clinic will be located in a 28,500-square-foot building at the Ocean Terrace Professional Center, 3605 Vista Way, a portion of which was purchased through a $2.5 million philanthropic donation from Pamela and Martin Wygod and the Rose Foundation.
Wet and windy weather came to San Diego County today, bringing snow at the higher elevations. By 7 a.m., snow had fallen on both sides of Interstate 8 at Sunrise Highway, and across the entire length of Sunrise Highway.
One in 20 adults in the US complain of disturbing dreams, and more than twice that many children and adolescents also experience frequent nightmares, yet few chronic nightmare sufferers imagine that it is a treatable problem. We'll talk about nightmares with leading sleep disorder specialist Dr. Barry Krakow.
Gray whale sightings are common in the waters along our coast around this time of year. For the second year in a row, a gray whale has been observed hanging out in San Diego Bay, which is relatively uncommon. The executive director for the Birch Aquarium joins us today to discuss what the whale might be doing in the bay.
People elected to the post of San Diego County Sheriff often remain in office a very long time. So, this countywide election takes on a special importance. We'll discuss candidates Bill Gore, Jim Duffy and Jay LeSuer.
A state safety agency investigating the fatal fall of a San Diego Chargers employee says more than a dozen viewing boxes at Qualcomm Stadium are unsafe and need protective barriers.
People living in San Diego would be willing to pay more to maintain city streets, but they don't support spending money to increase neighborhood parking.
San Diego County has a sheriff named Bill Gore, but sheriff is an elected office. The county sheriff is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in San Diego, and the sheriff's primary election is coming up in June.