Stories for December 5, 2011
The Encinitas Arts Commission will consider a proposal today to put the popular Surfing Madonna mosaic on the corner of Coast Highway 101 and Encinitas Boulevard.
The third time wasn't the charm, so proponents of a ballot measure requiring doctors to notify parents 48 hours before performing an abortion on a minor will try again.
They call Santa “Big Red” and they’ve been tracking him on Christmas Eve for 56 years running
Host Joseph Rosendo journeys to Lausanne, Montreux and Basel to bask in the glow of a Swiss-style Christmas at some of the country's holiday markets, where food stalls feature some of the best regional fare. He samples locally produced wine, venison sausage fresh from the hunt and even chestnuts roasted on an open fire. Rosendo also enjoys a scenic train ride to Rocher-de-Naye, where he meets Father Christmas and his trusty companion, the Schmutzli, at Santa's Village.
With nighttime temperatures dipping into the 40s, the city of San Diego's winter shelter for homeless adults is in need of blankets, the head of the organization that runs the facility said today.
Filmed live at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, this holiday special is a journey through the decades of the pop songbook, including everything from doo-wop to contemporary pop done with the unforgettable Straight No Chaser twist. From “The Boys Are Back in Town” to “Joy to the World,” from “Billie Jean” to “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” Straight No Chaser is the captivating sound of 10 unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music.
Advocates hope the film serves as a warning to children and parents.
Temperatures dipped into the mid-20s to mid-30s early today, causing frost in the valleys of San Diego County, where strong gusty winds were also expected through Tuesday.