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Stories for October 27, 2010
The walls of the Black Contractors’ Association Training Center in Encanto are plastered with posters for Barbara Boxer, Jerry Brown and Barack Obama. All of them have come out against Proposition 23, which would delay the state’s new greenhouse-gas regulations until the jobs picture improves.
Our lengthy discussion about legalizing marijuana in California is nearing its climax as Tuesday’s election approaches. And the question of marijuana DUIs has emerged as another reason not to vote for Proposition 19. That’s the way Proposition 19 opponents see it, at least.
A local non-profit program is trying to get injured troops and veterans back into the swing of things. It's all about the game of golf.
Now that the South Bay Power Plant in Chula Vista is headed for demolition, the land will be used for development. But it won't the home for a new San Diego Chargers stadium.
Federal law enforcement authorities arrested a Virginia man they say was plotting to set off multiple bombs in the Washington, D.C., subway system.
A young man accused of firing a shotgun into a Clairemont park, killing a 15-year-old girl, must stand trial on murder and other charges, a judge ruled today.
Many of the same people who oppose Proposition 25 support Proposition 26.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina was expected to be released from a hospital today after successful treatment of an infection stemming from reconstructive surgery she underwent after a bout with breast cancer.
San Diego County firefighters have a new weapon -- Webcams.
Rob and Lizette Greco are doing their best to raise their children artfully, outside the educational establishment, and with a small environmental footprint.
For the first time this election season, both gubernatorial candidates were on stage together with current Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The women’s conference in Long Beach was supposed to have been a way to get to know the candidates, but the event turned political.
When a banker is found dead inside his locked apartment, Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Watson (Martin Freeman) follow the clues that lead to an underground crime gang. But who is the leader pulling the strings? Alan Cumming Hosts.
The conclusion to the race for the County Supervisor's seat in the 5th district is not as foregone as in previous years. For the first time in years, incumbent Supervisor Bill Horn is facing a runoff -- with Steve Gronke of Vista.
Political pollsters and pundits are telling us that the leadership in Congress could change hands as a result of next Tuesday's elections. KPBS political correspondent Gloria Penner tells us what a Republican majority in the House would mean to two San Diego legislators.
How have butterfly wings influenced the next generation of cell phone screens? We speak to a representative from Qualcomm about their nature-inspired mirasol displays, and discuss how the company is investing in education programs focused on biomimicry.
Providing a dedicated funding source for California's state parks is the goal of Proposition 21. State budget problems have caused legislators to siphon off money intended for the maintenance and repairs at California's 278 parks.
Crime is on the rise at San Diego public schools at a time when the school district’s police force might be shrinking.