Stories for May 18, 2010
An estimated 4.5-magnitude earthquake near the California-Mexico border has shaken a wide area of Southern California including San Diego.
Abused and neglected children in San Diego County and the state will have to wait longer before they are removed from their homes under Governor Schwarzenegger's budget proposal.
In the seventh installment of his "Adventures With Purpose" series of travel specials, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs embarks on a great odyssey through Greece to discover the meaning and relevance of Greek mythology today. Richard begins his time-travels in Athens, and then heads to Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. He visits the island of Ithaca, the site of the mystical oracles at Delphi, and finishes his journey at the home of the gods, Mt. Olympus.
Parents in the Poway Unified School District have to dig deeper into their pockets if they want to keep school buses on the road next school year.
A new study reveals one out of three patients who are hospitalized in California are readmitted within a year. Researchers at the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development say the phenomenon costs billions of dollars a year.
Public safety agencies from throughout San Diego County took part today in a mock dirty bomb response drill in San Marcos in conjunction with the statewide "Golden Guardian" terrorism readiness exercise.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors directed staff today to seek funding for a county-operated system to notify residents when a registered sex offender moves into their neighborhood.
San Diego County authorities say 11 children have been injured in a school bus crash on the Campo Indian reservation. State fire spokesman Mike Mohler says the bus hit a light pole at around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday.
Over the past several days, we've brought you stories about drinking water contaminated with nitrates. They're byproducts of fertilizer, dairies, and septic tanks, and they affect wells serving millions of Californians. In the final installment of our series, we learn about some of the challenges facing cities and towns trying to clean up the problem.
Huntington's disease is a genetic disorder of the brain that affects 1 in 10,000 people. We speak to local experts about the devastating disease and the impact it has on people and families.
Should San Diego County supervisors be limited to two four-years terms in office? We discuss the arguments for and against Proposition B, which would impose term limits on the supervisors.
President Obama's "drug czar" comes to San Diego Tuesday. Joining us on Morning Edition is National Drug Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske.
San Diego County is proposing to eliminate 600 jobs and cut programs in social services despite having $1 billion in reserves. Almost half the reserves can be spent at the discretion of the Board of Supervisors.