Stories for January 28, 2011
Wednesday night's match-up between the SDSU and BYU was called the biggest game in mountain- west conference history. The 4th ranked Aztecs 20-game winning streak came to an end in Provo. Aztecs had no answer for BYU star Jimmer Fredette's 43 points. How will this loss affect the Aztecs ranking and their chances in the NCAA tournament?
San Diego State University plans to offer two new doctoral programs to nurses and physical therapists.
A San Diego city councilman who opposes Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to eliminate local redevelopment agencies today called for immediate action on four major projects.
Libraries will have to share the burden of California’s fiscal emergency if Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal stands. But, cutting $30 million in state funding could result in a loss of federal money too.
A reception will be held Friday for 52 middle-grade students who co-wrote an oral history about their culturally diverse Encanto neighborhood and had it published as a book.
The world’s largest retailer showed San Diego yesterday why it’s the world’s largest retailer. Walmart offered a carrot by saying they'll build 12 new stores in San Diego. Their stick was the threat of a ballot initiative to repeal the City Council's big-box ordinance.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders traveled to Sacramento this week to voice his opposition to Governor Jerry Brown's proposal to eliminate local redevelopment agencies. What has Mayor Sanders proposed as an alternative to the governor's plan? And, how will San Diego be affected if redevelopment agencies like CCDC are eliminated?
San Diego was one of four regions to experience home price gains in 2010. We discuss the local real estate outlook for the new year. Could home prices rebound to the peak levels seen in 2006-2007? Or, is our region due for a double-dip in home prices?
The San Diego City Council approved a plan this week to increase water rates starting in March. We discuss why water is costing more around the region, and what local leaders are doing to oppose rate hikes.