Stories for August 17, 2011
A California Assembly member is trying to salvage a program that provides day care and health services for about 35,000 frail adults.
A coalition of California clean energy companies is calling on lawmakers to renew two utility fees set to expire at the end of the year. Those fees are one percent on your electricity bill and 0.7 percent on your natural gas bill.
Health reform is supposed to greatly expand the Medi-Cal program in 2014. But a new report shows a lot of people who will be eligible for the coverage don't know it.
A possible solution has been found to a controversial plan by Caltrans to remove three crosses on state Route 79 near Julian.
Democratic Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg said he plans to focus on boosting the state’s struggling economy during the legislative session's last few weeks. But Republicans think the Democrats will also have to do some budget cleanup.
Oceanside city council meeting is likely to be packed with people tonight, as the city council makes a decision on rent control. Thousands of residents have signed a petition to save some of the region’s most affordable housing.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders leaves today on a tour of NFL stadiums around the country to gather ideas for building a new Chargers stadium downtown. At the same time, plans for building an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles are becoming more concrete. Chargers Special Counsel Mark Fabiani will answer questions about the team's future in San Diego.
Executive Director David Kahn is leaving the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park after three years. He's being praised for the professional expertise he brought to the job, his fund raising abilities and for renewed interest in the venerable Historical Society. But his tenure also saw the worst of the recession, and tight budgets.