Stories for November 3, 2010
Two San Diego men pleaded not guilty today to charges they gave money and other support to the Somalia-based terror group al-Shabab.
Biogen announced today it would close its San Diego facility and eliminate more than 300 local jobs.
The State Water Board voted this week to use nearly $1 million in California state bond money to continue testing for bacteria at hundreds of beaches next year.
After weeks of gridlock, the San Diego City Council voted unanimously to locate it’s winter homeless shelter in Barrio Logan. Today’s move was a reversal of last month's vote to consider housing the homeless in Golden Hall, located on the City Hall concourse.
Michael Palin goes in search of the crew of the wooden dhow Al Shama, featured in his first globe-trotting, hit series "Around the World in 80 Days." The eight-day voyage across the Arabian Sea to Bombay filmed 20 years ago has become a TV classic. But will his long search be crowned with a reunion with men with whom he forged a special bond, and on whom his life depended 20 years ago?
Voters in California made up their minds on nine ballot initiatives in Tueday's election. The results were mixed, but the message to Sacramento lawmakers is clear.
We speak to representatives on both sides of the Proposition D debate about how the city will move forward now that the proposal has failed. Hear from the new city councilman for the 8th District, David Alvarez. And, we talk to County Supervisors, Bill Horn and Ron Roberts, who were re-elected last night. Also, learn more about the propositions that will change California government.
California has elected a new governor, which is to say it’s elected an old governor. Jerry Brown’s victory illustrates the dearth of new leaders in a state whose political system grinds people down. But one area where voters have made a positive difference is in reform.
Scott Barnett beat five-term incumbent John de Beck for the San Diego Unified School District C school board seat. Barnett is a former executive director of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association.
Nearly three-quarters of San Diego County voters cast their ballot in favor of Proposition A Tuesday. The measure will add a permanent ban on project labor agreements to the county charter.
California voters rejected Proposition 23, which would have suspended the state’s strict carbon emissions standards.