Stories for April 27, 2011
The Meth Report Card by San Diego County Officials addresses the cost of methamphetamine addiction to the average taxpayer. The verdict calls for an increase in drug-prevention and treatment programs over enforcement.
Huw Edwards and team present full coverage of one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the century, the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Coverage begins three hours ahead of the wedding service. Watch the journey of all the members of the Royal Family and the bride as they make their way to the Abbey. We will see the arrivals of all the key guests and we will have full coverage of the wedding service.
Grammy Award-winning guitar superstar Eric Clapton has re-teamed with fellow "guitar gods" for a third Crossroads Guitar Festival at Toyota Park in Chicago. The show features performances by Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin (Howlin’ Wolf’s guitarist), Jimmie Vaughan, Sonny Landreth, Gary Clark, Jr., Keb’ Mo’ and Buddy Guy, B.B. King, ZZ Top, Jeff Beck, the John Mayer Trio, Doyle Bramhall II, the Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band, Warren Haynes and Steve Winwood, Vince Gill, James Burton, Sheryl Crow, Ronnie Wood, Robert Randolph, Jonny Lang, Joe Bonamassa, Pino Daniele, and Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas.
The San Diego region ranks among the worst in the nation when it comes to ozone pollution.
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges recently visited Southwestern College to check on the school's progress in its attempt to get off probation and maintain full accreditation. With us to discuss the college's latest efforts is the Interim President of Southwestern College Denise Whitaker, Nick Serrano, student body representative and Angie Stuart, Academic Senate president.
The Federal Reserve will take some extraordinary action Wednesday when, for the first time in the central bank's history, its chairman will hold a full-fledged press conference.
About 300 more non-teaching positions will be cut from San Diego city schools for the next school year. The planned layoffs are part of cuts already made to the 2011-12 budget.
State lawmaker wants to raise the payday loan limit from $300 to $500.
An American developer hoping to build a golf course in a small Scottish town runs up against long-held beliefs about the supernatural. Tony Award-winning playwright Arthur Kopit and director Christopher Ashley join us to talk about the new comic farce "A Dram of Drummhicit," which gets a world premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse.