Stories for May 28, 2010
The San Diego City Employees' Retirement System board voted today to require its members to pay the disability portion of their pension, a move City Attorney Jan Goldsmith said will save the city $2.6 million a year.
The latest campaign disclosures this week reveal a battle is brewing in the City of San Diego’s 6th District. That’s the district held by Donna Frye, who will be termed out.
This film (from the producers of "Muhammad: Legacy Of A Prophet") takes viewers on an epic journey back into one of the most captivating and important periods of world history — a centuries-long period when Muslims, Christians and Jews inhabited the same far corner of Western Europe and thrived. Their culture and beliefs intertwined, and the lost knowledge of the Ancient Greeks was gathered and reborn.
The San Diego Unified School District may now have to cut even deeper into its programs and services next school year.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Laura Duffy as United States Attorney for San Diego. She now needs President Barack Obama's approval.
This episode begins with Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne in 1952. Her glamorous sister, Margaret, finally decided to settle down and pinned her heart on the divorcee Peter Townsend. The public loved this fairytale story of a beautiful princess being in love with the dashing war hero. The Queen and the constitution did not. Margaret was given an ultimatum; Townsend or her titles and privileges — she chose the latter.
A construction crew accidentally broke a natural gas line near San Diego State University today, prompting the evacuation of about a dozen nearby apartment residents for about 90 minutes.
What will sending the National Guard to the border accomplish? We discuss the decision to do this now.
We examine why some marijuana dispensaries must close before the rules are set.
An investigation into the San Diego Police Department’s Crime Lab finds a backlog of DNA evidence from unsolved crimes. Has public safety been compromised?
Health care reform passed Congress in March and now small businesses in San Diego are wondering what's in it for them. Business people and members of the insurance industry met yesterday at the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce to take an account of the changes.
San Diego County plans to issue an alert to help gather data on cancer cases in Carlsbad. The California Cancer Registry is trying to determine if there's a cancer outbreak in the North County town.