Stories for June 24, 2010
Anthem Blue Cross says more than 200,000 applicants for insurance may have had their personal information compromised. The company says a security breach of its website led to unauthorized access.
This episode focuses on some of the world’s most primal grilling. Mussels grilled on a bed of flaming pine needles, as they do on the west coast of France. Salmon roasted on redwood sticks in front of an open fire in the style of the Yurok Indians of northern California. T-bone steaks grilled directly on the embers, and fire-grilled Garlic Bread. Awaken your inner caveman. It’s primal grilling on "Primal Grill."
San Diego is a great place to be. The problem is that we get so busy, that we don't take the time to experience everything this place has to offer. Filmmaker and native San Diegan, Noah Tafolla, set out to capture as much as he could on film. In this episode of "Wonderland," Noah visits local artisans, tastes unusual foods, and experiences a local tradition in part three of the "Wonderland: Ocean Beach" series.
A research group finds that to make ends meet in San Diego, a single adult needs to earn nearly twice the state’s eight dollars an hour minimum wage. Families need to earn much more.
An organization called "CleanTECH San Diego" hopes to make San Diego a hub for clean technology businesses and manufacturing. CleanTech could be an economic boon to the region.
There’s some positive news on the water front. State officials say they’ll be able to deliver about 50 percent of the water requested by California farmers and agencies this year. The initial allocation in December was only five-percent.
In summer 2010, PBS will re-broadcast three episodes of Ken Burns’s landmark 1994 series "Baseball." Inning five, "Shadow Ball," tells the story of the Negro Leagues in the 1930s. The title refers to a common pre-game feature in which the players staged a mock game with an imaginary ball. Though unintended, the pantomime was an apt metaphor for the exclusion of blacks from major league play at that time.
A pair of earthquakes shook either end of San Diego County this morning.
The Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-off, comedy night in Del Mar, and another salon at the San Diego Museum of Art. We'll get recommendations for your weekend from Liz Bradshaw.
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is the worst spill in U.S. history. We'll examine the economic and environmental impact for California and San Diego, and whether the disaster is big enough to force a change in consumer behavior.