Stories for November 30, 2010
The San Diego City Council voted unanimously today to begin the process of amending the Otay Mesa Community Plan to make it easier for San Diegans to fly into, and out of, Tijuana's international airport.
A federal judge will hear oral arguments this month over whether the federal health care law is constitutional. A prominent California conservative legal group believes the case could ultimately be decided on how health care is viewed by the public.
The embattled president of Southwestern Community College in Chula Vista unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday. Dr. Raj K. Chopra is stepping down almost two years before his contract officially ends.
Since 1993, Cirque du Soleil has produced seven original, permanent shows in Las Vegas, creating a garden of delights that has transformed the very nature of entertainment in this desert oasis. "Cirque du Soleil: Flowers In The Desert," an extraordinary entertainment experience, capturing the magic of Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. The program will present mesmerizing performances recorded in High Definition at six of the seven Cirque shows in Las Vegas.
Democrat Kamala Harris has declared victory in the race for California Attorney General. The contest was too close to call for weeks, and Harris beat her Republican opponent, Steve Cooley, by less than one percentage point.
Recorded at The Tropicana in Atlantic City on October 27, 2006 in celebration of his 50 years in show business, "Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful!" features Johnny performing many of his hits including "In the Morning", "Wonderful! Wonderful!", "What I Did For Love", "Chances Are", "Misty", "Maria", Stranger in Paradise", and "A Certain Smile."
A ray of light may be shining through the dark budget clouds hanging over San Diego. Some city revenue streams appear to be on the rise.
The famed live jam session by two of the greatest musicians ever to have played the blues on electric guitar - Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Originally recorded for the Canadian television program "In Session" in 1983, this was a historic meeting of two artists that has proven to be a very special moment of time in the careers of each musician.
Authorities seized nearly 380,000 marijuana plants so far this year from illegal indoor and outdoor grows in San Diego County, it was announced today.
A new mayor took the helm in Tijuana Thursday afternoon. The 65-year-old Carlos Bustamante was born in National City and has made his fortune in Tijuana.
The San Diego City Council today terminated the lease for the Mission Bay Visitors Center, which operated profitably for more than 40 years until falling victim to modern technology.
Republicans scored big victories across the country in the mid-term elections this month, but what happened to the GOP in California? We're joined on Morning Edition by nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy.
While driving through the California desert, you may come across derelict shacks spotting the landscape. These homesteads, called jackrabbits, were built by people laying claim to plots of desert land in response to the Small Tract Act of 1938. Our guests, both artists, have explored the jackrabbits in their work, through photographs, audio tours, sculpture and installation.
Local, state and federal experts will field questions from the public tonight during a town hall meeting thrown to discuss the disposal of a massive cache of explosives found earlier this month at a home in an unincorporated section of Escondido.
What are the most significant changes that have happened in the San Diego Unified School District over the last two decades? What are the biggest challenges currently facing the district? We speak to outgoing trustee John de Beck about his time on the school board, and his defeat in the last election.
The issue of public education benefits for students in this country illegally was the subject of a major ruling by the California Supreme Court earlier this month. We'll be discussing that case, as well as reviewing the legality of airport searches and we'll hear the story of a real-life Grinch who tried to steal Christmas, all in this edition of our Legal Update.
San Diego City Council must decide how to make up more than $100 million that was underpaid when employees bought benefits in 2003. The IRS is waiting for a decision.