Stories for June 3, 2011
Many high school seniors will walk across stages to accept diplomas in the next couple of weeks. There's at least one graduate for whom performing that simple act tonight will be a triumph in itself.
Most teenagers just getting out of school for summer will have a hard time finding jobs...again. That’s been the story for the past few years, ever since the unemployment rate’s been in double-digits.
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Strangulation is often a precursor to murder in abusive relationships. The State Senate has approved a measure that would subject people accused of strangling their partners to additional jail time.
Fourth of July fireworks are turning out to be highly controversial in San Diego. A judge is due to rule today on a lawsuit seeking to halt the fireworks events over water in the city unless there is a more thorough environmental review.
The race for San Diego's next mayor is getting interesting. This week state senator Christine Kehoe announced she is considering entering the fray. What kind of mayor does the city need at this precarious point it its history?
It has been a roller coaster ride on the economic front. Nationally, home prices and job creation fell again, and some analysts now proclaim a double dip recession is underway. But economists here in San Diego aren't necessarily buying into that story line.
San Diego Unified School Board members are asking employees to open contract negotiations. They’re floating a plan that would include raises being postponed to reduce layoffs.
An influential San Diego official is recommending libraries, pools and recreation centers be spared in the city’s upcoming budget.
The prevailing attitude about childbirth in this country is it's something to be endured, not enjoyed. But advocates of natural births say women are perfectly capable of having a pleasurable, even a sensual experience when their baby's being born.