Stories for December 14, 2011
Escondido appears to be headed to court over the question of whether the city’s Latino population has a fair chance to be represented on the council. The city risks being sued because it has not decided to change from city-wIde to district elections.
State cuts are making it harder to recruit qualified applicants at biotechs in California.
This film crafts a fascinating, complex blueprint of two great American artists and provides a candid view of their emotional lives as they apply their genius to practical problems and innovation. The film draws extensively from a virgin cache of archival material, visually stunning films, love letters, photographs, and artifacts produced in mind-boggling volume during the hyper-creative epoch of the Eames Office. Together, they are considered America’s most important and influential designers, whose work helped shape, literally, the second half of the 20th century and remains culturally vital and commercially popular today.
San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio on Tuesday called for a public meeting to discuss the new $24 million water billing system, which has been plagued with problems.
Live from Lincoln Center returns to the New York City Ballet for "George Balanchine's The Nutcracker." This is the production that is the heart of New York City's year-end holiday season. From the moment the lights dim, you will be transported to a magical place filled with adorable children, marching toy soldiers, a glowing one-ton Christmas tree that seemingly grows forever, mischievous mice, crystalline waltzing snowflakes, the Land of Sweets and some of the most glorious dancing on earth.
Two groups of San Diego researchers will be part of a new "Dream Team'' tasked with finding ways to fight melanoma using an innovation known as personalized medicine, Scripps Health announced today.
The pension share of the California state budget is likely to triple, according to a new study out Tuesday.