Stories for August 12, 2010
The Navy hopes to have a plan in place by the end of the year to expand its training activities on the Silver Strand. But, California’s Coastal Commission has some reservations about the expansion.
More than 5000 years ago, a potter in Central Asia made a tall, urn-shaped, incredibly efficient clay barbecue pit-the origin of the Indian tandoor. Today, tandoori, Indian barbecue, is enjoyed from New Delhi to New Caledonia to New York. This show features tandoori salmon. Next up, two traditional Indian charcoal-grilled breads made from the same dough: naan and flaky, puff pastry-like lachha paratha, followed by fragrant Persian-inspired saffron chicken tikka kebabs.
A man out for a paddle at San Onofre State Beach filmed a great white shark, swimming just feet from him, not far off the coast earlier this week. A shark researcher says beachgoers don't need to be concerned.
Helicopter crews from a San Diego-based ship and Marines from Camp Pendleton today joined a flood relief effort in monsoon-struck Pakistan.
A decision on whether same-sex marriages will be allowed to resume in California is expected today, but even if a federal judge gives his OK, an emergency appeal could again put the brakes on.
A piece of information or a photograph posted on the web can hurt your chances to get a job, or get a date. And that negative information can stay on the Internet for years. We'll talk about new ideas to introduce some privacy to the web.
How are the dismal unemployment numbers affecting President Obama's approval ratings? Are the plans to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Iraq by the end of August still on track? We speak to Scott Horsley, White House correspondent for NPR, about the top stories in Washington, D.C.
The San Diego Latino Film Festival kicks off the 11th season of its Cinema en tu Idioma film series. Opening this year’s event are a pair of romantic comedies, "Regresa" and "Musica en Espera" (opening August 13 at the Ultrastar Mission Valley Theaters at Hazard Center). The latter caught my eye because it's also about filmmaking. Listen to my review.