Stories for November 29, 2010
An ordinance passed by the San Diego City Council to require developers to conduct an economic and community impact study before a "superstore" can be built in San Diego was vetoed today by Mayor Jerry Sanders.
Handmade Mexican wreaths and a Mexican fruit punch will get confiscated at the border if you decide to do some holiday shopping in Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is warning cross-border travelers to be careful of what they buy.
State regulators have fined seven of California's largest HMOs for frequently underpaying doctors and hospitals. The fines total nearly $5 million. They're the largest penalties ever imposed in California for improperly paying claims.
U.S. federal authorities are going door to door in San Diego warning warehouse owners near the U.S. Mexico border to watch out for tunnelers.
Tijuana’s incoming mayor, Carlos Bustamante, has ended weeks of speculation about the future of Tijuana’s police. Bustamante has appointed a new police chief.
So far, the revelations of the WikiLeaks diplomatic cables have ranged from being humorous to “no surprise” to reassuring. The U.S. and South Korea are talking about what will happen when North Korea falls apart? I’m glad to hear that.
"Yanni: A Living Legacy" features personally selected instrumental performances of many of Yanni’s most beloved compositions. Viewers will be able to experience the energy and magic of seeing Yanni live, re-live his most inspiring musical moments — captured at some of the most elegant and exotic venues from around the world — and be introduced to exclusive concert footage never before seen on television.
What if the world faced a calamity that scientists predicted and that science might help prevent...but the general public just didn't understand it? And at the same time, what if powerful political and business interests found it profitable to convince the public that all the scientists were lying? That, according to climatologist Richard Somerville, summarizes what's happening regarding the subject of climate change.
What are the hottest consumer electronic products for this holiday season? We talk to the executive editor of CNET.com about iPods, tablet PCs, motion-sensitive video games and all the other tech goodies that will be at the top of many holiday wish lists.
The Vantage Pointe building in Downtown San Diego has not yet succeeded as a condo project. The building is now being used for an entirely different purpose.