Stories for February 9, 2011
Border Field State Park, also known as Friendship Park, has long been a nexus for cross-border relations. But security concerns forced its closing.
Huell Howser heads to Indio, where for over 60 years, the Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival has celebrated the date and entertained millions with everything you could want from a fair. From the wonderful food to the camel and ostrich races and crowning of the Queen Scheherazade and her court, it’s a wonderful way to spend the day.
An audience of mostly women gathered at the 10th Avenue Theater last night to hear a staged reading of letters written to Michelle Obama by African American women from all over the world. The letters were selected from the book "Go, Tell Michelle: African American Women Write to the New First Lady."
In this story, told over four episodes (May 9 - 30, 2013), Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison, sent to Manchester, investigates a murder in which a drug runner was shot dead. She soon encounters 'The Street', a corrupt reprobate who rules over the local crime scene. Believing him to be the prime suspect, she soon finds her every move in the investigation is anticipated by the criminal.
While escalating costs may characterize the American health care system, a different trend is playing out in the Mexican border town of Los Algodones. There competition is so fierce, dentists will outbid each other to attract American patients. And now some American insurance policies are following suit and American dentists are not happy about it.
How did veterinary medicine start, and how has it evolved over the last 250 years? We speak to local vets, Dr. Katy Allen and Dr. Michael Mansfield about the history of the practice, and the varying specialties that are now offered.
County Supervisors hold their third public hearing today on sweeping changes in the General Plan Update. They face a dizzying number of issues before they can make a decision
Selling valuable city-owned assets could potentially bring in a lot of money to San Diego. But numerous legal challenges could thwart the sales.
San Diego's cash-strapped school district considers starting a foundation to solicit contributions.