Stories for August 25, 2011
Legoland California today announced plans to build a three-story, 250-room hotel near the entrance to its Carlsbad theme park.
After years of public hearings, the fate of two controversial projects in north San Diego County could be in the hands of the state legislature. A bill to block the Gregory Canyon landfill passed a key vote today.
At a time when the state government is scrounging for money to stay afloat, its chief auditor has identified more than $8 million in lost revenue that the State Lands Commission failed to collect from lessees.
It's expensive to take a promising idea in the lab and turn it into an effective therapy. U.C. San Diego researchers hope to do just that, thanks to a new federal grant.
Lifeguards closed a two-mile stretch of water off Mission Beach today after spotting an 18-inch dorsal fin.
Led by guest conductor Valery Gergiev, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic presents an open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. Selections include Franz Liszt's "Les Préludes"; Nicolo Paganini's "Violin Concerto, D major, 1st Movement"; Modest Mussorgsky' "Pictures at an Exhibition"; and Johann Strauss II's "Wiener Blut" (Encore).
California's superintendent of public instruction, Tom Torlakson, is seeking a waiver from federal No Child Left Behind regulations.
An off-duty San Diego police officer was killed in a motorcycle crash near Palm City, the San Diego Police Department said today.
California's ambitious effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is taking a big step forward.
More foreclosure homes are selling in California.