Stories for September 9, 2010
Opponents of Proposition 23 say passage of the California ballot measure could impact national security. The proposition seeks to delay the state's greenhouse gas emissions law.
Most thoughts of Labor Day are restricted to planning long weekends and remembering to put out your garbage a day late that week. But people who work in daily journalism have to find new ways to talk about these holidays every year. So here’s my take on Labor Day this year. It begins with a story.
We'll talk about a camping expedition for foodies, an evening of South Asian and Persian dance, and some interesting films screening over the weekend. Our culture scouts Maya Kroth and Kelly Bennett give us their weekend picks.
It was a press conference that few reporters attended and that was no surprise. A former San Diego City Attorney was speaking about the dim future of San Diego’s municipal pension fund.
Last month, a derelict building on 12th and Broadway in downtown San Diego was demolished by its current owner, the Salvation Army. San Diego's Save Our Heritage Organization requested historic designation for the art deco building, designed by internationally known designer Walter Teague, but was refused by the City Attorney's office. We discuss the regulations relevant to historic preservation.
When will state lawmakers reach an agreement on how to cut California's $19 billion budget deficit? We talk to John Myers, from "The California Report," about the budget delays and the ongoing debate about the governor's furlough order. We'll also discuss the important races and ballot measures that will appear on the statewide ballot in November.
Can city residents expect to see a 5 percent water rate hike in the near future? Senior Metro Reporter Alison St. John joins us to discuss the latest proposal to raise the water rates in San Diego.
When you think about the martial arts, knights in armor usually do not come to mind. But a new book which examines martial arts and philosophy finds links with the medieval code of chivalry. We'll speak with a San Diegan who's busy introducing that code to modern students.