Stories for June 14, 2011
Uncertainty over how Sacramento lawmakers will close the state’s nearly $9.6 billion shortfall have postposed budget decisions for San Diego city schools.
Students from San Diego's Crawford High School are cultivating healthier food choices and learning about different cultures.
The California Legislature is closing in on its deadline to pass a state budget. If lawmakers don't pass a budget by Wednesday, they will forfeit their pay. With the deadline looming, Governor Jerry Brown is softening his stance on the budget by saying he'll consider a proposal that includes accounting gimmicks and one-time solutions. We speak to John Myers from "The California Report" about the latest on the budget negotiations in Sacramento.
There's been a surprising about-face on the 20-year old effort to build a landfill in Gregory Canyon; Mobile-home owners in Oceanside are predicting the worst about a move to eliminate rent control; and we have more on the Surfing Madonna.
A federal judge ordered the release of former Tijuana Mayor Jorge Hank Rhon early Tuesday, saying officials lacked evidence to charge him with illegal weapons possession after a military raid on his house.
Plumes of smoke will be visible over the East County highlands today and Wednesday as state firefighting crews conduct controlled burns at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, officials said.