Stories for March 10, 2011
San Diego’s largest school district is bracing for drastic budget cuts. Board members are set to vote tonight on whether to send layoff warnings to more than 1,500 personnel, 900 of them teachers.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first new drug in 56 years to treat lupus.
Actor-activist Sean Penn and California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom are among those set to take part in the fourth annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting next month at UC San Diego, former President Bill Clinton announced today.
California consumers gave most HMOs poor grades on getting timely care. That's a key finding in the California Office of the Patient Advocate 10th annual report card on health plans.
City Council members referred a package of federal-funds allocations to community organizations to the full council for approval.
Science magazine has compiled data made available for the first time on Afghan civilian deaths. The magazine’s research shows the number of Afghan civilians killed during the last two years is on the rise.
It looks like negotiations that could lead to a state budget deal will continue over the weekend – and a vote could come very early next week.
Researchers are gearing up for a study on whether dietary changes, exercise and telephone counseling can stop or delay the progression of prostate cancer, the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center announced today.
A woman whose leg was crushed when a taxi rolled into a crowd outside a San Diego nightclub has undergone reconstructive surgery.
Thursday was Gov. Jerry Brown’s self-imposed deadline for a budget deal. But the Governor has now asked lawmakers to delay votes on a spending plan.
The scandal over Juan Williams' firing made NPR look bad. But the careless comments of Ron Schiller have made it look much worse.
What are the latest trends in the local commercial and residential real estate markets? Why are some areas of the market improving, while others are still struggling? Local real estate experts discuss what changes we've seen in 2011, and offer their predictions for what could happen in the spring and summer months.
Hundreds of people turned up at San Diego City Hall Thursday pleading on behalf of various social service programs. But there's just not enough money to go around.
Musical performances by Pamela Z and Marshall Crenshaw top our weekend to-do list, along with TNT and a family friendly St. Patrick's Day parade.