Stories for June 1, 2011
The constitutional deadline for the legislature to pass a budget is now just two weeks away – and California Gov. Jerry Brown says he’s close to a deal with a handful of Republican lawmakers.
More than 26,000 lost pets were taken to local shelters last year and many went unclaimed. A new bill would require California to implant identification microchips for every animal adopted from shelters.
Patti Page and Nick Clooney return to co-host new performances and archival classics from the vault with fellow co-hosts Peter Marshall, Wink Martindale and the "Lawrence Welk Show’s" Mary Lou Metzger. Featuring Frankie Laine, Julius LaRosa, the Four Lads, the Four Aces, the Four Freshmen, Roger Williams, Lenny Welch, the Platters, the DeCastro Sisters, and archival performances from Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como and Nat King Cole.
City auditors combing through San Diego's 2,000-plus funds have found $11 million that was never properly transferred to the General Fund.
An investigation into the death of a man found near an East County freeway overpass early today led to the discovery of the bodies of a woman and two children in a Chula Vista home, authorities reported.
"OUT In America" is an uplifting collection of unique, transformative stories and inspiring personal narratives told through the lens of the country’s most prominent LGBT figures and pioneers, as well as many average, yet extraordinary, citizens from gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. The program weaves together diverse stories — from urban and rural America, from the heartland to New England, from San Francisco to Harlem.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that the state will eliminate 400 jobs at California’s department of Corrections headquarters in Sacramento. The state expects to save $30 million with those cuts.
The city's Fourth of July fireworks displays aren't the only celebrations in doubt after a judge ordered rigorous environmental reviews of large events, Mayor Jerry Sanders says. Birthday parties may be at risk if more than 75 people are invited.