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Stories for May 11, 2010

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Guest Blogger: Giancarlo Arrives in Cannes!

May 11
Giancarlo Ruiz

My name is Giancarlo Ruiz and I'm a local filmmaker. This year I submitted my last short film entitled “St. Jacques” to the Short Film Corner Festival de Cannes 2010 -- and surprise, surprise... it got accepted. Beth Accomando has asked me to write a little about this journey after she learned I was going to fly to Cannes.

Student Stabbed At San Diego High School

May 11
City News Service

A fight between two Crawford High School students escalated today into a stabbing that left one of the girls hospitalized and the other under arrest, authorities reported.

Appeals Court Rejects San Diego Judge's Attempt to Get Order Against Boss

May 11
By Amita Sharma

A appeals court today rejected a San Diego judge's unprecedented attempt to get a court order against her supervisor.

Genetic Tests Will Be On Sale At Walgreens

May 11
By Tom Fudge

San Diego based Pathway Genomics will bring genetic testing to consumers though a partnership with Walgreens stores.

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San Diego County Unveils Proposed Budget Cuts

May 11
By Alison St John

San Diego County Supervisors heard budget proposals today that reduce the county workforce by almost 600 positions and cut services across the board.

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S.D. County Wants To Test Beach Water

May 11
City News Service

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted today to look for ways to fund a water quality testing program.

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A Quaker Chaplain's Personal Account Of The War Zone

May 11
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

"Heaven in the Midst of Hell" is the personal narrative of Commander Sheri Snively -- a San Diego native and Quaker chaplain for the U.S. Navy. A reservist, she served with Marines working at a trauma hospital and morgue between the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah, Iraq in 2006. We'll hear about Commander Snively's experience in the war zone.

Two Girls Suing Rancho Bernardo Church Over Alleged Molestation

May 11
City News Service

Two teenage girls are suing Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church, alleging they were sexually molested by a youth choir teacher, it was reported today.

Have Residential And Commercial Markets Hit Bottom?

May 11
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Hank Crook

Home prices in San Diego are rising at a higher rate than just about every other market in the nation. Is this a sign the local real estate market is stabilizing? Plus, why is the commercial market continuing to struggle? We discuss the latest news on the residential and commercial real estate markets.

Republican Candidates For Governor Are Focusing On Immigration

May 11
By Dwane Brown, Pamela Davis, Nick Stoffel

The Republican candidates for California governor are taking differing stances on Arizona's new immigration law. We're joined on Morning Edition by nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy.

Iraq War Veteran Shares Her Ordeal Of Living With Traumatic Brain Injury

May 11
By Alison St John

Traumatic Brain Injury has been called the signature injury of the Iraq war. Nationwide, studies suggest 300,000 returning veterans experience the symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI. In San Diego, the V.A. Medical Center reports about 50 veterans a month present at the TBI clinic for testing.

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Style Blogging in San Diego

May 11
By Meredith Hattam

With fashion bloggers infiltrating Fashion Week's front row and the pages of the New York Times, it wasn't too long before the trend trickled down to San Diego. Culture Lust contributor Meredith Hattam shares a few of her favorite local style logs.