Stories for February 21, 2011
The San Diego Unified School District has pinpointed teaching jobs that could get cut due to its projected budget shortfall. Elementary school teachers would take the biggest hit.
Deep cracks open up in Moammar Gadhafi's regime after more than 40 years in power, with diplomats abroad and the justice minister at home resigning, air force pilots defecting and a fire raging at the main government hall after clashes in the capital Tripoli. Protesters called for another night of defiance in Tripoli's main square despite the government's heavy crackdown.
What can the scientific community do to better educate the public about the affects of climate change? We speak to a pair of scientists who are participating in the "Climate Conversations" series at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
Job growth is expected to pick up in San Diego County this year and one organization wants to help drive that growth by attracting high-salary positions to the region.
Supporters of restricting teen abortions are trying to qualify a parental-notification bill for a state ballot. California voters have rejected three similar measures in the past five years.