Stories for August 25, 2011
Gov. Brown is rolling out a new jobs plan that includes changes to corporate taxes and expanded tax breaks for business. But its chances for passage are slim.
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.
District Attorney and San Diego Mayoral Candidate Bonnie Dumanis has reversed her stance on a controversial pension reform measure.
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.
A bill to ban the sale, possession and distribution of shark fins in California is headed to the full state Senate.
You might find yourself in a new council district without even leaving the house. Today the city redistricting commission will finally vote on the new map. We'll have details on the changes and the politics.
- Aug. 25
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Soul food, Vietnamese food, art, music - we'll tell you where you can sample it all on this weekend preview.
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.
We'll learn about a gender-bending lucha libre wrestler from Tijuana and get a primer on the traditions and genres within the world of Mexican wrestling.
An off-duty San Diego police officer was killed in a motorcycle crash near Palm City, the San Diego Police Department said today.
Thousands were fleeing an exposed strip of coastal villages and beaches off North Carolina on Thursday as Irene approached, threatening to become the most powerful hurricane to hit the East Coast in seven years.
California's ambitious effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is taking a big step forward.
More foreclosure homes are selling in California.
The city of San Diego will soon be dealing with a new political landscape. A new district map will be finalized this afternoon.