Stories for July 7, 2011
Dave Jones, the State Insurance Commissioner, is sponsoring a bill that will allow him to reject excessive health insurance rate increases.
Caltrans has decided to add four lanes rather than six to expand I-5 through San Diego’s North County. The plan chosen also includes improvements to the Coaster rail line.
Deaths from car crashes were down in San Diego last year, but fatalities linked to prescription and illegal drugs were up. The County Medical Examiner's 2010 report lists the leading causes of non-natural deaths.
With a gentle smile and a probing mind, Agatha Christie's Miss Marple often finds herself at the center of trouble — a witness to betrayals, poisonings and all manner of mayhem. Knitting needles in hand and a cup of tea always at the ready, Marple quietly earns confidence while uncovering secrets and exposing killers. In "The Pale Horse," Miss Marple seeks justice, armed with little more than a mysterious list of names sent by an old friend only moments before he was murdered. JJ Feild ("Northanger Abbey") guest stars.
A man who helped Tijuana's Arellano-Felix cartel bring in tons of cocaine into the U.S. has pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges.
Dalí, Picasso, Miró, El Greco, Goya. These are just a handful of the artists represented in the new SDMA exhibit "El Greco to Dali." The exhibit showcases over 60 works from one of the top private art collections in the world and offers a look at Spanish art from the 17th century through the 1950s. We'll talk with museum curator John Marciari.