Stories for June 4, 2010
Supporters and opponents of all five state propositions on the ballot next week have spent a total of almost $70 million.
Chula Vista is the second largest city in San Diego County. Voters there have lots of decisions to make this primary election. Candidates are running for mayor, city council, state assembly, and a new elected position -- city attorney. We discuss the significance of the races and talk about prop G -- which would impact building on the bayfront.
San Diego immigrants rights groups are protesting what they say are anti-immigrant comments made by Congressman Brian Bilbray.
The San Diego biotech company Illumina has cut the cost of its full genetic sequencing. Mapping the entire human genome cost about $3 billion ten years ago, when it was first done. But today, Illumina is offering its customers a full genome scan for under $20,000.
Faced with a do or die deadline for legislation today, lawmakers pushed through dozens of measures this week on everything from plastic bags to kindergarten.
California's budget hole may be getting bigger, because lawmakers in Congress have stripped language out of a bill that promised federal funds to states. The money was largely to help pay health care costs for the poor.
California health officials say there's a rise in the number of people infected with whooping cough. There have been 77 cases in San Diego County so far this year, compared with 30 at this point in 2009.
The Marines have landed. About 5,000 Marines and Navy sailors completed the largest amphibious exercise on the West Coast since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A California congresswoman is accusing white supremacist groups of fueling Arizona's tough new illegal immigration law.
In an intimate studio setting, renowned pianist Richard Glazier performs "Embraceable You," "I Got Rhythm," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "An American in Paris," "Body and Soul," "Concerto in F," "Bess, You is My Woman Now," "Boy Next Door," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "The Trolley Song," "Over the Rainbow" and "Rhapsody in Blue."
"The Art Of Bellydance: Live From Shanghai" captures the stunning performances by the world's top troupe, the Bellydance Superstars in one hour of exciting dance, music and beautiful costumes. Bellydance Superstars has performed over 700 shows in 22 countries. Filmed in high definition in Shanghai, China this is Bellydance at its glorious best.
Sporting an eclectic blend of classical and contemporary pop that has thrilled audiences of all ages, The Canadian Tenors features the incredibly powerful voices of four gifted young men with diverse styles, undeniable charm and international solo success: Fraser Walters, Remigio Pereira, Victor Micallef and Clifton Murray.
We continue our primary election coverage with a look at Chula Vista's Proposition G, and Oceanside's Prop K and City Council race.
We continue our primary election coverage with a look at San Diego's City Council District 6 and 8 races, and Proposition D, plus the race for mayor and city attorney in Chula Vista.
As part of our election coverage, we'll look at some of the county-wide races on the June 8 ballot, including the supervisors, sheriff and Prop B.
Trolley service in Santee, interrupted when a single-engine plane crashed into power lines, did not resume today as expected, but should be up and running tomorrow, according to Metropolitan Transit System officials.
School’s out for summer for many California college students—including those who’d like to keep taking classes. Community College Chancellor Jack Scott said there are thousands on wait lists to take classes this summer.