Stories for December 8, 2011
Half of Escondido’s population - and a quarter of the city’s voters - are Latino, but there's very little Latino representation on the City Council.
County farmers are working to protect their crops from expected temperatures in the 20s and 30s tonight and tomorrow.
For the sixth time in the last four years, state regulators have fined Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla for putting a patient's life at risk.
Join us in our discovery of Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square, or just the sides of narrow, cobblestone streets come alive in the dark of winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering hot wine, regional food, Christmas decorations, sweet confections, toys, regional crafts and local entertainment.
Smokey Robinson presents the multi-million selling Australian pop group Human Nature. The group takes a walk through the Motown songbook with high-energy takes on the great sounds of vocal groups like the Four Tops, The Supremes, The Jackson Five, Martha and the Vandellas and others. Shot at Las Vegas’ famed Paris Theatre, the special is a tribute to the great days of a great record label and a new look at some of pop music’s most enduring anthems.
The extravagant production was filmed at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, with a dazzling array of visual and musical effects, including a 20-piece orchestra, seven-piece Celtic Woman Band, 16-piece Atlanta Bagpipe Band, lush vocal harmonies from the 10-member Aontas Choir and a 30-member children’s choir, serving as the backdrop to the grace and beauty of Celtic Woman.
The District Attorney's Office has reached settlements totaling nearly $400,000 in two separate lawsuits -- against Scripps Health and Sharp Memorial -- for improperly handling, transporting and storing medical waste at the hospitals and a city of San Diego landfill.