Stories for August 31, 2011
Caltrans announced today it will use a $55 million grant from the Federal Railroad Administration to add a key safety feature to trains operating on the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner rail corridor.
One in 20 people drinks the equivalent of more than four cans of soda each day, even though health officials say sweetened beverages should be limited to less than half a can.
San Diego may not be known for extreme weather conditions, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need to crank up the AC every now and then. Now there's a new city program meant to make that energy bill cheaper.
A brush fire sparked by a car crash in the Pala area was 90 percent contained today, and firefighters expected to have full control over the blaze by Thursday evening.
A 150-room hotel will be built adjacent to the Viejas casino, where the Bingo Pavilion is currently located, tribal officials announced today.
A Muslim group in San Diego is organizing a blood drive, as part of a national effort to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.