Stories for October 25, 2010
California wants to change the perception of its food stamp program. The state has unveiled a new name. From now on, food stamps will be called CalFresh.
The office of Lieutenant Governor in California is not a very high profile one. It carries relatively little responsibility. Except for the fact that the Lieutenant Governor is one heartbeat away from the most powerful position in California politics - the Governorship.
The FDA has rejected a new obesity drug made by San Diego-based Arena Pharmaceuticals. But the company is optimistic it can change the FDA’s mind.
California Counties say more people are requesting vote by mail ballots this election – but they’re not turning them in very quickly.
Why did the city council decide to move the winter homeless shelter to Golden Hall? We speak to Metro Reporter Katie Orr about the other locations the council considered, and how Golden Hall is different from past sites that were used for the winter shelter.
Who is the best candidate to replace outgoing 6th District City Councilmember Donna Frye? We speak to candidates Lorie Zapf and Howard Wayne about what they would bring to the San Diego City Council.
District 8 encompasses the southernmost parts of the City of San Diego. The communities of District 8 include Barrio Logan, Golden Hill, Otay Mesa and San Ysidro. Candidates David Alvarez and Felipe Hueso are running to represent District 8. They join us this morning on These Days to debate the issues.
Liesl Gerntholtz, director of Human Rights Watch's Women’s Rights Division will be in San Diego to talk about human rights abuses suffered by women around the world. We'll talk to her about the work Human Rights Watch is doing to put the issue of violence against women on the world's agenda and hear about abuse happening to women in the United States.
Baja California Attorney General Rommel Moreno says last week's historic marijuana seizure is the principal line of investigation in the murder of 13 men at a Tijuana drug-rehabilitation center on Sunday evening.
San Diego voters will soon decide who should represent public schools in the northeastern part of the city.