Stories for February 1, 2011
The city of San Diego increased the amount of fluoride in the water system Tuesday.
DCI Jane Tennison has transferred from Southhampton Row to the Soho Vice Squad. Her first priority in the new job is 'Operation Contract' -- a large scale clean up of 'rent boys' and prostitutes in the area. The scheme she inherits has already run into trouble because of a leak that appears to have come from in the force. But who is responsible and why?
I just watched Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address on YouTube and I was struck by two things. The first was the amount of time he spent looking down at his notes. The second was the number of times he extolled the right of the people to decide.
The storm that's hit many parts of the U.S. with snow and ice, causing severe travel problems, is also affecting flights in San Diego.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a contract extension with unions representing its lawyers and supervising probation officers and agreed to make more contributions to their retirements.
National City labor leaders will decide at a meeting this afternoon whether public-school teachers there could go soon on strike.
Border Field State Park is the southwestern-most point of the U.S. Some community members want to see the popular cross-border visiting spot reopened.
Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry head to San Diego's Allen Airways Flying Museum to look at some of the earliest-known posters of mechanical flight. Highlights include: “Captain America” and “Fantastic Four” co-creator Jack Kirby’s personal collection of comics from the 1930s to the 1970s; and an original Hortus Eystettensis, the groundbreaking collection of botanical illustrations published in 1613 and valued at $250,000 to $350,000.
Forty-one packages of marijuana worth an estimated $30,000 combined were discovered in the hydraulic arm of a tow truck attempting to pass through the San Ysidro Port of Entry over the past weekend, border officials announced today.
A lot of legal issues come up in the workplace, in fact that area of law it the specialty of our legal analyst Dan Eaton. On today's legal update, we'll focus on two recent cases that test the boundaries of what employers can and can't do when it comes to the livelihood and personal information of their workers. We'll also get an update on California's new gun ammunition sales restrictions, that were supposed to have gone into effect today.
We'll discuss the case for mammography screenings for women beginning at 40 and find out the latest on breast cancer treatment.
Last month, Governor Jerry Brown proposed a $500 million dollar cut to both the UC and CSU systems. This could mean that for the first time in UC history, the students will be contributing more to the university budget than the state. Will this proposal affect students in the form of tuition increases, which have already climbed by 40% in the last 2 years? Listen ahead as we speak with Patrick Lenz, UC's Vice President for Budget & Capital Resources, and Wafa Ben Hassine, Associated Students President at UC San Diego, about the impact on students and San Diego.
What were the key issues Governor Jerry Brown discussed in last night's State of the State address? U-T Government Editor Michael Smolens gives us a recap of the governor's speech.
The California Nurses Association has issued a report revealing that California's largest health insurers denied on average of one out of four claims last year.