Stories for December 6, 2011
The football team joined with the hospital group to collect athletic balls to donate to local schools and youth organizations.
San Diego took preliminary steps Tuesday toward expanding the Convention Center - but a fight is brewing among the hotel owners expected to pay for the project.
San Diego’s new supercomputer “Gordon” is one of the fastest computers in the world.
San Diego homeowners rallied against the lingering mortgage crisis in downtown San Diego Tuesday as part of a national day pf protest.
Developer Doug Manchester and radio executive John Lynch took ownership of The San Diego Union-Tribune today.
After sailing through the U.S. House of Representatives, a bill that proponents called a small, but significant step toward immigration reform has met a roadblock in the Senate.
A second night of freezing temperatures in the forecast has some Central Valley farmers on alert.
In this PBS special, taped in Escondido, Calif., best-selling author and beloved teacher Dr. Wayne Dyer presents his Five Wishes Fulfilled Foundations: five steps to living from your “highest self,” and thereby attracting your deepest desires. Using his trademark humor, combined with source material drawn from some of the most original American “new thought” philosophers of the 20th century, Dr. Dyer outlines a program for mastering the tools necessary for living a profoundly extraordinary life.
Protesters plan to march at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday from the Civic Center Plaza to downtown San Diego Police headquarters.
Another what are they doing now... I like to keep tabs on filmmakers whose works I've showcased. Giancarlo Ruiz, whose short films I included in more than one Film School Confidential, has an ambitious project in the works right now.
Dwane Brown interviews Raymond Chavez, who was at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
Authors, legacy expert attorneys and husband and wife duo, Danielle and Andy Mayoras have compiled stories of highly publicized estate battles of celebrities and other wealthy individuals such as Sonny Bono, Marlon Brando, Princess Diana, Michael Jackson and James Brown. While it's interesting to peek into the courtroom to see how the rich failed to adequately prepare their estates, the Mayoras' have a much nobler goal. Intertwined with the tabloid stories, they provide concrete information about estate planning.
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Governor Brown is asking voters to approve an initiative to raise taxes.
The U.S. military is planning on reducing their "carbon bootprint" to save money, lives and reduce tactical vulnerability.
The 2008 financial crisis made it clear: Americans save too little, spend too much and borrow excessively, says Princeton professor Sheldon Garon.
The San Diego Museum of Art and Writerz Blok have collaborated on a mural inside the museum. It was created specifically to complement the new exhibition Mexican Modern Painting from the Andres Blaisten Collection.
With state funding reductions looming in the middle of the current fiscal year, the SDUSD Board of Education will meet today to consider ways to lower spending.
Gov. Jerry Brown filed a ballot initiative on Monday asking California voters to increase taxes on themselves to generate more money for schools and public safety.
A suicide bomber struck a crowd of Shiite worshippers at a mosque in Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least 55 people in the deadliest of two attacks on a Shiite holy day - the first major sectarian assaults since the fall of the Taliban a decade ago.
Guest blogger Jeff Murray gives his review of the Blu-Ray/DVD release of "Cowboys & Aliens" (out December 6th).
A cash mob is like a flash mob, only it exercises consumer power rather than dance moves.