Stories for August 5, 2010
What better place to discuss diamond rings and antique diamond cuts than Las Vegas, Nevada's Little White Wedding Chapel, where "Antiques Roadshow" host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Gloria Lieberman. At the Las Vegas Convention Center, collectors and appraisers are a match made in heaven, unveiling such fascinating treasures as an early example of American-made porcelain - an 1870s Belleek vase made in Trenton, New Jersey.
A pedestrian bridge between Otay Mesa and Tijuana’s international airport has come one step closer to becoming a reality after getting U.S. State Department approval.
Farmers in San Diego County are hoping that agricultural officials come up empty when inspecting traps for an invasive pest. The insect could have a serious impact on local farmers.
A 28-year-old former San Diego resident was among 14 people charged with helping a Somalia-based terrorist group, the Justice Department announced today.
This weekend, we'll talk food and music in San Diego. If you want to dine at the latest hot spot or see some live live music, we have a Weekend Preview for you.
Last week, the city council voted to take San Diego one step closer to using recycled wastewater for drinking water. We talk to representatives from the San Diego Water Department, and the County Water Authority, about how water reclamation fits into their long-term plans for the region. We also talk to Bruce Reznik, from San Diego Coastkeeper, and a representative from the Orange County Water District.
As more and more plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles are hitting the market in San Diego, one of the earliest markets to have them, and across the U.S. -- including the new the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf -- questions are coming up. What are the region's infrastructure plans for these vehicles? What are these new cars like to drive? What else is on the horizon?
San Diego City Councilmember Todd Gloria joins us today to talk about two of the biggest news stories of the week. We will discuss the council's approval of the "reform before revenue" ballot measure. And, we'll also talk to Councilmember Gloria about Federal Judge Vaughn R. Walker's decision to overturn Proposition 8.
One of three young siblings hospitalized in critical condition following a light-plane crash in Tierrasanta in which his mother was killed upon impact, also has died, according to the local coroner's office.