Stories for October 5, 2010
It would be hard to find stronger proof that former President George W. Bush's dream of pulling significant numbers of Latinos into the Republican Party has been pretty much dashed than the newly released poll from Pew Hispanic Center.
San Diego County is offering free screenings for depression this week at 23 sites in the region. It's part of an effort to make screening for mental illness more routine.
The first of three public hearings starts Tuesday evening in Jacumba to discuss a proposed power line from Mexico to southeast San Diego County. The line would bring wind energy across the border.
This one's for the surfers, the photographers, the water lovers. This short film by photographer and body boarder Mickey Smith is so exceptionally beautiful. It's called "The Dark Side of the Lens."
Now that we are in the month of Halloween, the horror films are really starting to flow and the best of the new releases is “Splice.”
Key California lawmakers are keeping quiet about the specifics of the state budget agreement. However, there is some expectation that eight billion dollars will be cut, with many of the reductions happening in education funding.
Police say an 8-year-old girl who was abducted while playing outside a Fresno home escaped from her captor after a driver cut off the suspect's vehicle.
“Hatchet 2” (opened October 1 at AMC Palm Promenade and was pulled after its weekend run) was touted as the first “unrated” horror film in decades to open in theaters. So as a fan of horror I felt obligated to show my support.
If you are a fan of Simon Pegg, this trailer for his upcoming film "Burke and Hare" (opening January 31, 2011) might put a smile on your face. It certainly did for me.
Top lawmakers in California say they are close to a budget deal, but we're still waiting for a spending plan to be approved. Nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy talks to Morning Edition about what we can expect from an agreement.
Chile's president has said that drilling engineers are "very close" to rescuing the 33 Chilean miners who have been trapped for two months in an underground shaft.
Why did the San Diego City Council approve three financial reform measures before voters have the opportunity to decide on Prop. D?
Learn about the JOLT Program, which rehabilitates incarcerated youth, and prepares them for release back into the community.
U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is courting the conservative Latino vote. The "Vote Your Values" bus tour made a stop Monday at a church in Chula Vista.
Japan's central bank cut its key interest rate to virtually zero in a surprise move Tuesday and is looking to set up a $60 billion fund to buy government bonds and other assets.
The pressure is mounting on San Diego City Council to reform its guaranteed pensions. The latest analysis shows some retired city employees make considerably more after they retire than they did while they were working.
Zandra Rhodes, the iconic British fashion designer who calls San Diego home, talks about her insatiable thirst for work, her pink hair, and the inspirations behind her dramatic, outlandish designs. A retrospective of Rhodes' work recently opened at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park.