Stories for February 10, 2011
State lawmakers haven’t agreed yet to call a June Special Election but Gov. Jerry Brown is already considering having everyone vote by mail.
California officials say they hope a handful of new programs can help save 100,000 homes from foreclosure.
A lawsuit between the city of San Diego and its employee pension system will be tried in Los Angeles County, a San Diego judge ruled Thursday.
The State's top court today overturned a decision that let stores ask their customers for ZIP Codes.
Based on William Boyd's bestselling novel, this three-part series stars Oscar-winner Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen, and Sam Claflin, each playing the hero in a different stage of his eventful life including novelist, war correspondent, father, spy, prisoner of war, art dealer, husband, and many times over, a lover. Also starring are Haley Atwell, Kim Cattrall, Gillian Anderson, Tom Hollander and Ed Stoppard.
In "The Himalayas," NATURE explores the diversity of wildlife and habitats of this mountain chain starring the mysterious snow leopard. From Everest to the Tibetan Plateau, from the Gaumukh to the Ganges, this episode introduces us to a complex, interconnected natural world that continues to inspire, challenge and amaze the human race.
There have been a few times in my life when I’ve watched the news and realized that what’s unfolding before me will one day end up in a history book the next generation will have in their high school lockers. This is one of those times. Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know that there have been constant protests in Egypt for the last 17 days. It seems today is the day the change that so many have demonstrated for will happen.
A 14-year-old U.S. citizen who allegedly acted as an assassin for a drug cartel will face homicide charges from Mexican prosecutors.
Cooking creative and tasty meals at home doesn't have to break the bank. In this episode, "Everyday Food" shows you how to create hearty and delicious dishes that each cost less than $10. John makes a classic Italian-American combination of homemade meatballs with garlic bread on the side. Sarah roasts a whole chicken to create roast chicken tacos with avocado, cilantro and a hint of lime.
Newly elected San Diego City Councilmember Lorie Zapf represents the city's Sixth District. She ran her 2010 campaign as a small businesswoman and not a career politician. But, now, of course, she is a politician, facing challenging issues including the city budget and unpopular water rate increases.
A broad majority of Californians say they're in good health. But there's widespread dissatisfaction with the state's health-care system.
Hundreds of San Diego's back country residents stand to lose their development rights under changes to the County's growth plan. Supervisors are looking for ways to compensate them, but they lack good options.
About $2.4 billion in federal stimulus funding has been slated for San Diego County since the program started in February 2009. The money has supported about 2,100 projects in the region.
San Diego City schools could layoff more than 1,300 employees, including 500 teachers. That’s based on the district’s “worst case budget scenario” which the school board will consider approving on Thursday.