Stories for June 14, 2010
Legal watchers say the failed attempt by Christian conservatives to unseat four incumbent judges in San Diego is unlikely to be the last effort to influence the make-up of local courts, according to legal watchers.
San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio delivered boxes of signatures to the city clerk today. He is spearheading an initiative for the November ballot that would make it easier to contract out city services.
A new report reveals arts groups funded by the City of San Diego return a big economic dividend. The arts commission report shows these organizations generate more than $181 million in salaries and other expenditures.
"The Legend Of Pancho Barnes And The Happy Bottom Riding Club" chronicles the thrilling life and extraordinary times of aviation pioneer Florence Lowe "Pancho" Barnes, one of the most colorful and accomplished women pilots of the early 20th century. Narrated by Tom Skerritt, with Kathy Bates as the voice of Barnes.
We'll look at how the San Diego Housing Trust Fund has provided funding for thousands of low-income homes in the 20 years since it was created, and the difficulty it is having to find continued revenue for the program.
We'll discuss the benefits and the harms of sun exposure, how to protect your skin from the sun, and how to properly use sunscreen. We'll also talk about the ABCs of skin cancer, how to do a self-exam, reduce your risk and about advances in skin cancer treatments.
In North County election results, County Supervisor Bill Horn was forced into a runoff, Betty Rexford was booted off the Poway City Council, and Oceanside is now a charter city. Elsewhere, five Tri-City Hospital nurses were fired for discussing patient cases on Facebook.
There’s a new player involved in the ongoing struggle to transform San Diego’s downtown waterfront. A local developer it trying to provide a way forward.
San Diego City Council is scheduled to approve its 2011 budget today. But it turns out this year’s budget isn’t balanced yet.
Thousands of San Diego city students rely on their parents or the yellow school bus to get to class. But other students are not so fortunate. They say just finding a way to get to school is the biggest challenge. However, one high school principal is trying to change that.