Stories for April 25, 2011
The Navy has fired Capt. Donald Hornbeck, commodore of San Diego-based Destroyer Squadron 1 (part of the USS Carl Vinson strike group) while it investigates an alleged inappropriate relationship – according to a news release from the Navy.
The Navy has concluded that it would have been dangerous to stop an underwater training blast believed to have killed three or four dolphins last month off San Diego Bay.
A San Diego agency that delivers hot meals to seniors is feeling the crush of high fuel prices.
A new government report says already scarce water supplies in the Western United States are likely to dwindle further as a result of climate change, exacerbating problems for millions of water users in the West.
Daily exercise alone might not be enough to counteract the health effects of being mostly sedentary.
There have been initiatives to get students to eat healthier for years. Although some programs have had success, those implemented in low-income areas have had more resistance not only from teachers, students but parents as well. We will discuss the attempted programs encouraging healthy eating, and the resistance from low income families.
The wet winter has created an abundant water supply in reservoirs throughout the state. Last month, Governor Jerry Brown declared the drought to be over, and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California recently announced that it will end the water supply restrictions it implemented in 2009. What will this news mean for ratepayers in San Diego County? And, what will the County Water Authority and the city water department do to ensure we have a sustainable, consistent water supply in the future? We'll speak to representatives from the Metropolitan Water District, the San Diego County Water Authority and the city's Public Utilities Department.
San Diego's economy is starting to feel the pinch from higher fuel prices. A San Diego State University Business professor doesn't see fuel prices stopping the region's uneven economic recovery.