Stories for September 2, 2010
Long before Spanish culinary mad scientist Ferran Adria stunned the world with his foams, infusions, and molecular cuisine, grill masters from the Iberian peninsula were setting the world of barbecue, well, on fire. Like Basque grill master, Victor Arguinzoniz, whose grilled shrimp calls for olive oil and txakoli wine misted from spray bottles. Or Matias Gorrochatequi, whose salt-grilled steaks are a masterpiece of fiery simplicity.
Firefighters battled a large brush fire in the Campo area for the second consecutive day this morning. The blaze -- dubbed the Cowboy Fire -- began near the Pacific Crest Trail in the back country around 1 p.m. Thursday, according to Cal Fire.
A new study released Thursday shows that three in ten San Diego County households with working-age people don’t make enough money to get by.
This weekend, a conference will gather visionaries, developers, gallery owners, and creatives to discuss the role art can have in key urban areas. We'll talk with the conference organizers and speakers about developing arts districts in San Diego and look at what other cities have done successfully.
What can we do to encourage more children to put down the video game controller, and go play outside? We speak to a pair of famous wildlife artists about their efforts to encourage more kids to experience nature, and to Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods.
A new study says the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. has dropped for the first time in 20 years. The study also says fewer people are crossing the border illegally.
As part of the multimedia series Retirement Redefined: Recession & The Golden Years, reporters of the Fronteras: Changing America Desk have compiled some fascinating facts about retirement and links to some helpful resources.