Stories for November 16, 2010
A 17-year-old driver who ran off the road in Oceanside and struck a man and his toddler grandson, leaving the 18-month-old boy in a coma, pleaded guilty today to felony drunken driving.
A man armed with a pistol robbed a North County bank this afternoon.
Sentencing was postponed today until late January for a man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his wife during a brawl in their Oceanside home.
A possibly gang-related shooting in a City Heights neighborhood left one person wounded this afternoon and prompted a brief lockdown at a nearby primary school.
A training facility at Camp Pendleton, called the Infantry Immersion Trainer, was recently expanded and unveiled at a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday.
A Mexican national who fatally stabbed a transient he was feuding with in San Marcos was convicted today of second-degree murder.
People who are paralyzed may soon be able to move a computer cursor, operate robotic arms or walk again, just by thinking about it.
A wholesale bakery owner and four employees accused in a scheme to hire and harbor illegal immigrants at his Otay Mesa business agreed to skip being indicted amid negotiations today aimed at the men pleading guilty in about two weeks.
The Einstein Academy charter school in South Park was shocked to discover that its elementary and middle school students, who were sailing along in math, couldn't handle algebra. So the school found a new approach, which so far has proved successful.
California is preparing to sell 11 state buildings in order to make some much-needed money. Monday, the state public works board voted to allow the sale to move forward for the final few buildings. But critics say the move will cost the state more in the long run.
County supervisors are calling for tougher penalties for human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation as new details emerge about the impact street gangs are having on teenage prostitution in San Diego. We speak to Ana Tintocalis about her reports on the connection between gangs and prostitution. We also discuss what local law enforcement officials are doing to crack down on gangs who prey on teenage girls.
When was the last time you thanked someone and told them how important they have been to your life? We speak to the author of the new book "This is the Moment" about his year-long journey to thank 44 people who influenced his life. We also talk to family therapist David Peters about what can be gained from expressing gratitude to the people who have helped us along the way.
The La Jolla Playhouse presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama RUINED. The play, set in Africa, tells the stories of men and women whose lives have been scarred by the degradation of civil war. We'll speak with the director of the Playhouse production, Liesl Tommy.
Some San Diego leaders looking for extra cash to close the budget deficit have their eyes on the downtown redevelopment organization. That’s putting the agency on the defensive.