Stories for February 25, 2010
The nominee for U.S. Attorney in San Diego has a reputation in local legal circles as detail-oriented with a knack for managing complex cases. Laura Duffy is best known for successfully prosecuting members of the violent Arellano-Felix drug cartel.
San Diego-area law enforcement officials have announced a campaign to generate crime tips from the ever-growing ranks of social-network enthusiasts.
As many as 700,000 property tax owners in San Diego County will see their property tax bills go down this year. Assessments are dropping because of a decrease in the rate of inflation.
How will big changes at NASA impact the local aerospace industry? We speak to participants in the upcoming SpaceUp unconference about the local space exploration industry, and how the nation's space exploration goals have evolved over time.
Disaster relief has been in the forefront of the news since the Jan. 12 earthquake destroyed parts of Haiti and killed and injured hundreds of thousands of people there. Raymond Offenheiser, president of Oxfam America, will address this issue and other U.S. foreign aid concerns at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. He joins us in studio to talk about proposed changed to U.S. foreign aid.
The now infamous "Compton Cookout" has become a catalyst for a broader discussion on the climate at the UC, San Diego. Some student leaders are describing a toxic environment for African-American students on campus. We'll explore what's happening with race relations at UCSD and beyond.
The organ transplant policies of Anthem Blue Cross are being challenged in a Los Angeles court room. A patient is accusing the insurer of automatically denying his request for an out-of-network liver transplant.