Stories for January 12, 2011
President Obama paid tribute the victims of the Tucson, Ariz., shootings Wednesday, urging Americans to change the nation's vitriolic public dialogue by "talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wounds."
Filmmaker Mike Leigh has a reputation for creating realistic films about working class England. "Another Year" (opening January 14 at Landmark's La Jolla Village Theaters) serves up another fine ensemble film from Leigh.
The pertussis outbreak in San Diego County has continued into the new year, with six confirmed cases reported since Jan. 1, the Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday.
Everyone loves lasagna - it's easy to make and satisfying to eat - but there's more to baked pasta than this dish. John makes sausage and broccoli rabe in a rich tomato sauce with pasta shells and melted mozzarella. Sarah captures the flavors of the Mediterranean by baking chicken and orzo pasta with feta cheese and lemon. Lucinda layers thinly sliced potatoes and rigatoni pasta with tomatoes, oregano and cheese for tomato, pasta and potato bake. While that cooks, she prepares romaine hearts with goat cheese dressing.
A federal judge in San Diego was chosen to preside over the case against the alleged gunman in a mass shooting in Tucson that critically wounded Democratic Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
UC San Diego has launched what it says is the world's first and largest privately funded network to track greenhouse gases. A new partnership also benefits the school.
For the first time, a San Diego researcher reveals the psychological impact of finding out through genetic tests if you're likely to contract a grave disease.
Before “Saturday Night Live,” “The Daily Show” or “The Colbert Report,” there was “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in,” one of the most revolutionary television shows of all time. "The Best Of Laugh-In" is a delightful tribute to the comedy-variety program, which not only transformed television, but became an important training ground for an entire generation of young writers and comic talent.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of harboring illegal immigrants, including his father, at his home in San Ysidro was arraigned Wednesday in federal court on multiple charges.
President Obama is set to deliver remarks about Saturday's shooting rampage in front of thousands at a memorial service Wednesday evening on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson, with millions more Americans watching around country, all listening for words of compassion, strength and hope.
In the final episode of series one, Annie decides to visit Cedric in the hospital — knowing she must choose between the two men in her life. Will she choose to follow duty or love? Bea and Clarence get ready for their impromptu wedding. But Clarence has cold feet. Lady Hoxley takes revenge on Nancy for the affair she is having with Lord Hoxley. Annie finds herself on a journey into hell when Tucker finally flips over the edge of sanity. Will she escape with her life?
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger apologized to relatives of a slain San Diego college student for failing to advise them that he was cutting in half the prison term of the son of a former California Assembly speaker, the victim's father said Wednesday.
Join Huell Howser as he travels to the town of Taft to celebrate it's 100 years as an incorporated city with a celebration called Oildorado Days that takes everyone back to a time when rugged pioneers carved out a bustling community in the middle of one of the world's most productive oil fields.
Cheryl and Stephen Crowe sat on the couch in their daughter’s condo as they listened to the tinny speakers of a laptop computer, which replayed arguments made before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. That court panel ruled the prosecution of their son shocked the conscience and the Crowe's trial can go ahead.
In yet another case in which military medical training is helping with a civilian tragedy, Dr. Peter Rhee, who treated hundreds of soldiers with traumautic brain injury (TBI), one of the signature wounds of the current war, while working as a Navy surgeon at Naval Medical Center in Balboa Park and as a trauma surgeon in Iraq and Afghanistan, is one of the physicians treating Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other Tucson shooting victims.
What are the key elements of Governor Jerry Brown's budget proposal? And, how might local governments be impacted if Brown's budget is passed by the state legislature? We speak with John Myers, from "The California Report," about the governor's budget proposal. Author Joe Mathews joins us to discuss the potential long-term impacts of the plan. And, National City Mayor Ron Morrison talks about how his city could be affected by a proposal to eliminate local redevelopment agencies.
UCSD composer Katharina Rosenberger thinks of her latest CD as an art show. She's enlisted the members of New York City's Wet Ink Ensemble to perform her compositions. We'll talk with Rosenberger and the musicians about her music and have an in-studio performance.
It has been 13 years since the family of 12-year-old Stephanie Crowe found the child stabbed to death on her bedroom floor. They called Escondido Police for help; instead, they saw a horrific tragedy made even worse.
The core of downtown San Diego could be getting a makeover. An urban park meant to revitalize the Horton Plaza area is moving forward.
National City stands to lose $40 million in tax revenue if redevelopment agencies are phased out in California. Governor Jerry Brown’s budget proposed eliminating the economic development agencies. He would redirect the tax money into core government services.