Stories for July 5, 2010
The planning director for the city of Perris was killed in northern San Diego County when he lost control of his vintage motorcycle and hit a pickup truck head-on, a coroner said today.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck the Imperial Valley and eastern San Diego County today, according to seismologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.
While Fourth of July fireworks exploded in San Diego's night sky, political fireworks went off in Tijuana. There was a surprise win in Tijuana's mayoral election.
San Diego retailers are pushing big Fourth of July sales, especially in big ticket items like cars and furniture. But is anybody buying? We'll check in on retail sales and consumer confidence with retail expert George Whalin.
Tijuana held its mayoral election on Sunday. We talk about the victory of Carlos Bustamante of the PRI and the defeat of the ruling PAN and what the results mean for the residents of the border city and for the city of San Diego. Also, more border violence erupts in Tijuana.
California entered a new fiscal year with no budget, and that means the state can’t pay some of its bills. One of the unlucky groups on that list is community colleges.
State lawmakers aren’t officially out on summer recess, but most of them aren’t at the Capitol, either. That’s despite the fact that there’s no state budget deal in sight. The situation is frustrating some legislators.
A bill that would require insurers to reimburse doctors for the actual cost of providing vaccines is making its way through the State Senate. Physicians say the current system is unfair.