Stories for March 1, 2010
San Diego State University officials say more than half of the incoming students for the fall semester will be local students.
"Victor Borge: The Funniest Man In The World" is a rare and full portrait of one of the 20th century's best known and loved entertainers, Victor Borge. In the short period of 15 years Borge became an international star and one of the most successful entertainers in America during the 1950s and 1960s.
Chelsea King's classmates at Poway High School are keeping their fingers crossed. There are posters with Chelsea King's picture all over Poway. Trees and power poles within a mile of Poway High School are wrapped with blue ribbons.
Brent and Kelly King knew something was wrong when they discovered their 17-year-old daughter Chelsea wasn't home. They called her cell phone then her friends. They tried an AT&T Web site and learned her phone had been left inside her 1994 BMW in Rancho Bernardo Community Park, a giant, wooded area on the northern edge of San Diego.
The new passport law for U.S. citizens who go to Mexico changes little for most people who travel to the border region.
Proyecto ACCESO is a unique education program for Latin American legal professionals and citizens. We speak to the director of the program about the motivation behind it, and about the legal changes that are happening in countries throughout Latin America.
As part of our monthly series on ethics in science and technology, we'll look at how the Internet has changed access to scientific studies and how the public can benefit and be harmed by it.
Prostitution is sometimes called a victimless crime. But the people who work with young women and men who've been sexually exploited have a very different story to tell. Law enforcement has identified San Diego as an international gateway city for sex trafficking and one of the 13 cities in the nation with the highest incidence of child prostitution.
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis has been in the news recently because of her office's "blanket challenge" or "boycott" of Judge John Einhorn; a more recent challenge to Judge Harry Elias; and a threatened challenge to Judge Sara Parsky.
The San Diego Chargers released runningback LaDainian Tomlinson last week, but another big name in the backfield may not return either. North County Times sports columnist Jay Paris tells us who may step up for the Chargers.
San Diego County Supervisors will vote tomorrow on a 2 percent pay raise for 1,800 County managers and the staff of elected officials.
San Diego’s fire department will host several training events this week as part of a fire department convention that’s in town. The gathering of firefighters comes when San Diego’s department is three weeks into a money saving plan that idles some engines.