Stories for August 18, 2010
The California governor says the federal government should dedicate more manpower and money to securing the U.S.-Mexico border. Schwarzenegger toured the border in San Diego on Wednesday as 250 National Guard troops get ready to deploy.
California could become the first state in the country to ban plastic shopping bags. A bill to do just that is being amended to gain support from legislators.
Why do cats owners take their pet to the veterinarian less often than dog owners do? We speak to two local veterinarians about the benefits of preventive care for cats, and some of the most common illnesses that cats face.
The McDonald Center is one of San Diego's most successful and enduring drug and alcohol treatment centers, but construction plans to bring the Scripps La Jolla Hospital up to earthquake code could spell its demise. That has brought a strong reaction from the woman whose name the center bears.
A World War II dive bomber that crashed into a reservoir near Eastlake more than 65 years ago is scheduled to be raised from the depths today.
As schools start back up, we'll look at the latest high tech gadgets that students young and old will be interested in.
We've heard from SanDag and CalTrans. Today, we find out what environmentalists think of the proposed 1-5 expansion's impact on land-use, energy and air quality in San Diego County.
California Republicans will gather in San Diego this weekend for their Fall convention. KPBS political correspondent Gloria Penner joins us for a preview of the convention and examines GOP enthusiasm for the upcoming mid-term elections.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joined state and federal officials Tuesday to launch the California Telehealth Network, intended to bring medical care to underserved areas statewide.
When a member of the armed services dies, his or her insurance company will often put the money it owes to family members into a “checkbook” account. That bothers Democratic State Assemblyman Dave Jones, who’s running for Insurance Commissioner.
San Diego defies a record increase in the number of unauthorized immigrants removed from the United States. Removals include deportations and voluntary repatriations.