Stories for May 5, 2010
About 20 West Coast lawmakers are backing legislation that would permanently ban new offshore drilling in federal waters near California, Oregon and Washington.
The owner of a San Diego recycling center was one of 31 people arrested for claiming container-deposit money on bottles and cans trucked in from other states.
Riverside County Supervisors have committed to raising $10 million to help support a medical school at the UC Riverside campus. Officials at UC San Diego question whether the new medical school is a good idea.
Federal census workers who visit households that have not returned 2010 survey forms will wear identification and will not ask to enter homes, the Carlsbad Police Department announced today.
District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis today dismissed conflict-of-interest charges against six former San Diego pension board members.
Four of the eight San Diego City Council seats are on the June Primary ballot. As part of continuing election coverage on KPBS, we'll talk about the candidates and the issues with KPBS political correspondent Gloria Penner.
SDG&E will begin a series of community meetings this week to update residents on the latest plans for the Sunrise Powerlink project. We speak to a representative from SDG&E, and to two people who represent communities along the proposed path, about the impact the 120-mile transmission line could have on their area.
May is National Foster Care month. We take a look at what foster kids need that isn't a necessity.
Even before last month's devastating earthquake, Calexico, in the Imperial Valley, had the highest home foreclosure and unemployment rates in California. Today, schools in Calexico Unifed will reopen after repairs from earthquake damage.