Stories for September 16, 2010
Chelsea’s Law is facing its first defendant since Governor Schwarzenegger signed it into law last week. Joseph Cantorna, 55, a resident of Lakeside, has been charged with the law’s one-strike offense, and multiple felony accounts of lewd acts against a child under the age of 14.
San Diego Unified's teachers union has unexpectedly pulled its support for a school board candidate running in the November election.
Master instructor Lee Holden guides viewers through a deeper journey into the time-honored eastern healing practice of Qi Gong. This ancient Chinese tradition was developed over thousands of years, combining powerful principles from the disciplines of medicine, philosophy, and even martial arts. Now a Doctor of Chinese medicine, Lee Holden began his journey into this practice as a former competitive athlete seeking to regain his edge after a challenging injury.
A new jobs survey shows one sector of biotechnology is growing at a record-setting pace in California. Industrial biotechnology companies work to develop new and sustainable fuel sources, feedstock, enzymes and green industrial chemicals.
San Diego may be moving forward with outsourcing some city services four years after voters approved the concept. The two affected unions have reached a tentative agreement with the mayor’s office on a managed competition guide.
A ninth infant has died from whooping cough in California. The number of people getting sick with whooping cough is also increasing weekly here in San Diego County.
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival opens this weekend at the Museum of Photographic Arts. We'll speak to the festival director and two San Diego filmmakers whose documentary is featured as part of the organization's Youth Producing Change series.
Hispanics are one of the fastest growing populations in the United States, and could become the largest ethnic group in our country within the next few decades. What can be done to increase participation rates among Latinos in colleges and universities? We speak to the president of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
California lawmakers are likely to reach a discouraging milestone today -- the state’s longest budget impasse.
“The Sicilian Girl” had a sold out screening at the San Diego Italian Film Festival’s Anti-Mafia Film Series earlier this year. Now the film is receiving a theatrical release. I spoke with Clarissa Clo, SDSU associate professor and San Diego Italian Film Festival board member about the film, which is based on a true story. You can listen to our discussion.