Stories for October 14, 2010
Supporters of Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana in California say Mexico's drug war has failed and its time for a new approach. Even so, they say Prop 19 is not a quick solution.
The owner of a wholesale bakery in San Diego has been charged with hiring undocumented workers. Immigration authorities say half of the employees were not authorized to work in the U.S.
San Diego’s mayor says sidestepping the City Council in order to extend the life of downtown’s redevelopment organization was the right thing to do.
Up to 5,200 people are expected to be hired for holiday season jobs in San Diego this year. Career training and placement professionals met at the South Metro Career Center Thursday to learn more about the outlook for the local job market.
Countless organizations devote money and research to trying to fix the public school system in the United States and kids keep falling farther behind. Why do you think people disengage from talking about education? The United Way of San Diego is using the momentum of a new film, "Waiting for Superman," to start a local conversation about the troubles in our schools and what we can do to fix them. We'll talk about the difficulties faced by students and teachers in San Diego County and find out what the United Way is doing to address the future of education here.
Ghost stories, pumpkin patches, and a lot of music fills our weekend preview.
How is one of SDSU's most famous alumnus continuing to give back to the community? We speak to Aztec great, and soon-to-be Pro Football Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk, about the work his foundation does in San Diego. Plus, we'll discuss Marshall's favorite memories from his playing days at SDSU and in the NFL.
What are the arguments for and against Proposition A? We'll talk to representatives on both sides of the debate over the proposed San Diego County charter amendment to prohibit the use of project labor agreements on County construction projects, except where required by state or federal law.