Stories for February 24, 2010
Despite increased demand, California's community colleges expect to educate about 21,000 fewer students this year. That's the word from Chancellor Jack Scott. He says about 8 percent of community college funding was cut last year.
An emotional LaDainian Tomlinson said goodbye to the Chargers and to San Diego fans at a Poway press conference, but he added that he's not done with football.
Killer whale shows at SeaWorld San Diego were suspended today after a woman trainer was killed by an orca at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., a spokesman for the theme park said.
In case you missed it, there's another headline floating around involving racial misfire, this time starring the reigning king of word vomit - John Mayer. Culture Lust contributor Aaryn Belfer analyzes the response issued post-interview by the journalist who penned the original web-igniting article (if that didn't make sense, don't worry. Just read.)
What should you consider before adopting a new dog or cat? And, how do you know what kind of pet is right for your living situation? We speak to a vet, a dog trainer and the founder of the Doggie Street Festival about the dos and don'ts of pet adoptions.
Four San Diego County children developed heart infections after contracting swine flu, killing one of them, according to a study by Rady Children's Hospital physicians.
Should amateur and professional soccer players wear some kind of head protection to prevent against concussions? We speak to several experts about the frequency of head injuries in soccer, and about the arguments for having players wear some kind of head protection.
UC San Diego administrators stage a campus-wide "teach-in" today about a recent spate of racially-charged incidents against African Americans on campus. Black student groups plan to hold a news conference before the campus-sanctioned event. The students believe these incidents reflect a deeper sense of racism at the university.