Stories for February 9, 2010
A conference on active living began with a presentation by two 8th graders who critiqued the walking environment of downtown San Diego.
The Mexican Consulate in San Diego says the two bodies found near the border fence in Imperial Beach are the two children who were swept away by the rains in Tijuana last month.
California's ninth annual report card on HMO quality is in. And most of the state's largest HMOs showed improvement in patient satisfaction.
The number of children living in poverty in San Diego County increased to the highest level in a decade between 2007 and 2008, according to a report presented today to the Board of Supervisors.
Close to 35,000 residents now call downtown San Diego home. We'll explore the benefits and challenges of living in an urban setting.
Audrey and Frank Peterman were unfamiliar with the National Park Service. As the result of their eventful 12,000 mile cross-country trip through 40 states, they are now considered 'expert' environmentalists on the public lands system. Audrey Peterman joins us in studio to discuss her book, "Legacy on the Land: A Black Couple Discovers Our National Inheritance and Tells Why Every American Should Care."
An assessment of the problems facing American journalism and proposals for addressing them are the subjects of "The Reconstruction of American Journalism," a report out of Columbia University by Professor Michael Schudson and Leonard Downie, Jr., former executive editor of the Washington Post.
A teenager challenges San Diego's curfew ordinance and wins in a State Court of appeals. We'll hear what that means for the city's "be home before 10" curfew. We'll also check in a State Supreme court decision on the medical marijuana law and a new anti-discrimination law regarding genetic information.
Rain is expected in San Diego County today as another winter storm rolls over the region, bringing with it a chance of heavy snow in the mountains.
Pressure is mounting on Anthem Blue Cross to explain why it's raising premiums up to 39 percent on individual policy holders. California's insurance commissioner says he's looking into the situation. And now U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wants some answers.
A study out of UC Davis says autism rates in California have gone up, in part, because the average age of child bearing has gone up. But the effect has not been dramatic.