Stories for June 8, 2010
Early returns show a majority of voters in Chula Vista in favor of a proposition that would bar the city from agreements that favor union labor in publicly funded projects.
Four of five statewide ballot measures led in early returns, with only Proposition 15, which would repeal the state's ban on public financing of political campaigns, trailing.
Early election results tonight showed San Diegans still like the idea of term limits, giving wide support to a ballot measure that would keep county supervisors to two terms.ounty of San Diego Term Limits for Board of Supervisors, is leading with 72 percent of the vote after 13 percent of the precincts were counted.
Polling places are open until 8 tonight for the gubernatorial primary election, with the San Diego County Registrar of Voters predicting a turnout of 35-40 percent.
A battalion of jet-setting business students has a radical plan to end global poverty: charge poor people for goods and services. "The New Recruits" is a hilarious, evocative, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride along a road paved with good intentions. It is narrated by Rainn Wilson, who plays Dwight Schrute on NBC's “The Office.”
Five employees of Oceanside's Tri-City Medical Center are in hot water for allegedly sharing patient information on Facebook. Health information is supposed to be protected.
The San Diego Unified school board will announce the top three candidates for superintendent next week. This is the first time the district is revealing the names of frontrunners for the top job.
A group of Christian lawyers is challenging four San Diego Superior Court judges in a race critics say threatens the impartiality of the courts.
The modern funeral industry is based on an unsustainable model which uses toxic chemicals and buries tons of wood, steel and reinforced concrete in cemeteries. But change is coming for those concerned about the environment in the form of biodegradable urns and caskets and new processes for cremation.
On election day, we'll check in with the registrar of voters to find out how the voting process is going.
The polls are now open in San Diego County. Joining us on Morning Edition is county Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler Seiler.
The massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico has devastated much of the region's tourism and fishing industries. BP says it will have doled out more than $80 million in compensation by the end of June, but federal officials and local business owners say the company is paying too little, using a process that's too slow and bureaucratic.
Public hearings on the county budget begin next week. One of the decisions the San Diego Board of Supervisors will consider is how to spend its $430 million in reserves.
San Diego County's citizen grand jury is calling for better guidelines for medical marijuana dispensaries. The panel wants to see an end to the confusion surrounding the issue.
The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education takes another step in finding a new superintendent on Tuesday. The names of three finalists could be revealed.