Stories for July 26, 2010
The most severe types of lawbreaking -- including murder, rape, robbery and assault -- decreased in San Diego over the first half of this year, continuing recent positive crime trends in the city, authorities announced today.
This week, San Diego City Council will take an important step toward safeguarding a clean supply of drinking water for city residents in the future. A $6-million contract would test the viability of purifying sewage water to meet safe drinking water standards.
San Diego Chargers training camp gets underway later this morning. Joining us on Morning Edition is North County Times sports columnist Jay Paris.
If interest rates are low and local homes are becoming more "affordable," why is the number of home sales declining? We speak to a pair of real estate experts about the latest trends in the San Diego housing market.
What's the motivation behind San Diegans 4 Great Schools? We speak to one of the organizers of the coalition about why they think the city should reexamine the way the San Diego Unified School District is run.
The Oceanside Unified School District is saving $2 million next school year by re-tooling teacher health care benefits. The tactic may prompt other school districts to follow suit.
California law requires the state's largest investor-owned utilities to get 20 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by the end of this year, but it's likely none of the utilities, including San Diego Gas and Electric, will meet the goal.
Now that Comic-Con is over the big question remains: Can San Diego keep the convention coming back in the future? One organization has been trying to make space for comic books’ smallest fans.