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Stories for June 9, 2010

7 El Camino High School Students Injured In Bus Accident

June 9
city News Service

Seven El Camino High students and the driver of their school bus were injured today when the vehicle collided with a car on a North County street and toppled over, authorities said.

Strong Mayor Changes Won't Take Effect Until End Of 2012

June 9
By Katie Orr

San Diego voters have spoken and now they'll have to wait. Changes to city government put in place by the passage of the strong mayor initiative won't take effect for more than two years.

French Street Artist Invader Hits San Diego

June 9
By Angela Carone
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The French street artist known as Invader was recently in San Diego. The proof is in at least 20 locations throughout the city where his tile Space Invader creatures peer over downtown streets.

Nurses Set To Picket UC Hospitals

June 9
By Kenny Goldberg

Nurses at UC Medical Center in Hillcrest will stage an informational picket tomorrow, after a judge issued a temporary order blocking a planned strike. Nurses want to call attention to what they call serious staffing problems.

Proposition G Sets Precedent

June 9
By Alison St John

Voters in Chula Vista have passed an Initiative that will affect competition for construction jobs in the South Bay

'Affair Of Honour' Aims To Teach History And Life Lessons

June 9
These Days

La Jolla Country Day School Band Director William Reed joins us to discuss the musical-opera he wrote and composed. "Affair of Honour," which focuses on the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, has been three years in the making and stars both students and professional actors. A final staged reading will take place on June 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. at the Four Flowers Theater at La Jolla Country Day School.

Projection For California Attorney General

June 9
By Dwane Brown, Pamela Davis, Nick Stoffel

The California Attorney General match-up is all set for November. We're joined on Morning Edition by nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy.

How Has Hoover Dam Impacted Growth Of American West?

June 9
These Days

How has the Hoover Dam affected the development of western cities like San Diego, Los Angeles and Phoenix? We speak to the author of "colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century."

Bid To Oust Four SD Superior Court Judges Fails

June 9
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Four Christian lawyers have lost their bids to oust four San Diego Superior Court judges.

Who Won And Who Lost In Tuesday's Primary Election

June 9
These Days

We'll examine the winners and losers in Tuesday's primary election and what the outcomes mean for San Diego County.

Two San Diego City Council Seats Go To November Run Off

June 9
By Alison St John

Two incumbents on the San Diego City Council are preparing for new terms... while two other seats are still up for grabs.

SD School Board Incumbents Fail To Take 50 Percent

June 9
City News Service
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The two San Diego Unified School District Board trustees running for re-election Tuesday each failed to take 50 percent of the vote, and will have to defend their seats in a November runoff election.

Voters Approve Term Limits For Supervisors

June 9
By Katie Orr

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will have to come to terms with a decision by voters to limit how long supervisors can serve.

Meg Whitman Pulls Off Historic Win

June 9
Marianne Russ, California Capital Network
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Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman handily won the Republican nomination for Governor. She received roughly 64 percent of the vote to Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner’s 26 percent Tuesday.

Proposition 16 Too Close To Call

June 9
Ben Adler, California Capitol Network

One of the most contentious statewide ballot measures is still too close to call. Proposition 16 would require two-thirds voter approval to create or expand local public electricity service. Early this morning, the measure was trailing narrowly, 52 percent to 48 percent.