Stories for June 15, 2010
The San Diego Unified School Board delayed its decision on picking finalists for the district's top job. The trustees wanted more time to think.
The San Diego Unified school board is expected to reveal the names of the top three finalists to be the district's next superintendent on Tuesday evening. The announcement will be made at district headquarters.
The City Council voted today to shut off a contested retirement perk granted to some city employees, but consensus by a majority of members of the San Diego City Employees' Retirement System is required before the change could take effect.
The Environmental Protection Agency says it is studying a request by San Diego Congressman Brian Bilbray to investigate cancer cases in Carlsbad.
A water main break left dozens of homes and a primary school in Paradise Hills without working plumbing today.
Hundreds of aftershocks continue to rattle the U.S.- Mexico border after a moderate earthquake struck last night.
The US Supreme Court agrees to hear an appeal by Governor Schwarzenegger about whether federal judges can order California to release state prisoners. On this Legal Update, we'll also discuss a recent Supreme Court ruling that narrows Miranda rights.
A college preparatory high school on the UCSD campus, which aims to equip disadvantaged children with skills to excel at the university level, is the highest-ranking San Diego County school in Newsweek magazine's compilation of 1,600 top American schools.
A 5.7 earthquake hit the San Diego- Mexico border region last night.
KPBS, San Diego’s public broadcasting organization, has announced plans to honor the station’s 50 year anniversary. KPBS Celebrates the Sixties is the station’s first gala in more than 15 years and will raise funds to support the station’s mission to provide San Diego with informative and educational content.
Nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy discusses Schwarzenegger's furlough ruling, proposition 14, and the upcoming November general election.
How can San Diego improve one of its most iconic structures? We speak to the public art director for the Port of San Diego about the proposals that have been submitted for the Coronado Bay Bridge Lighting Project.
The Port of San Diego's plan to renovate the Embarcadero is stalled because of a dispute between the Port Commission and the state Coastal Commission over a park first proposed by the Port and later removed from its plan. Now, a developer has proposed that the San Diego arts community be a major player in the project.
How are public agencies spending taxpayer dollars on travel and business expenses? And, what policies can be implemented to insure that public money is spent in an efficient way? We speak to a representative of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association about their recent report on the subject.