Stories for December 7, 2011
Public officials rely on planning groups for input from community residents on development projects, but San Diego County Supervisors are considering limiting the groups' influence after complaints from developers.
The shelter, in a large tent at the intersection of 16th Street and Newton Avenue downtown, is just blocks away from PETCO Park downtown.
A measure that would ban payroll deductions for political contributions has qualified for the California ballot next November.
The legendary Carlos Santana brings together his unique blend of styles and sounds to deliver a blistering performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival fresh for 2011. Taped live in high-definition, this special features Santana and his band performing a selection of his greatest hits including "Smooth," "Black Magic Woman," "Oye Como Va," "Maria Maria," "Jingo" and "Soul Sacrifice."
Taped before a live audience on what would have been Buddy Holly’s 75th birthday, this extraordinary concert features a once-in-a-lifetime line-up of three generations of top recording artists performing the music of Buddy Holly, one of rock’s most enduring legends and versatile singer-songwriter-performers of the rock ‘n’ roll era. This historic celebration includes original performances from Paul Anka, Michelle Branch, Cobra Starship (Victoria Asher and Gabe Saporta), Shawn Colvin, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Raul Malo, Graham Nash, Stevie Nicks, Boz Scaggs, Patrick Stump, Phil Everly and more.
San Diego fourth and eighth graders outscored the average for students in 21 large urban school districts on national math and reading exams taken earlier this year.
Temperatures fell into the upper 20s and low 30s this morning in wind sheltered areas, according to the National Weather Service.