Stories for March 2, 2011
If you believe the governor, San Diego County could get more money if redevelopment agencies are eliminated. But the county’s not buying it.
"Heritage" is the all-new Celtic Thunder show that focuses entirely on their Celtic and Irish roots. Featuring traditional standards such as "Whiskey in the Jar," "Black is the Color," "Skye Boat Song" and "Red, Red Rose," as well as a few beautiful love songs such as "The Dutchman," "Noreen" and "Just a Song at Twilight."
This week an NPR story held me hostage in my car. They’re called driveway moments though this one was in a parking garage.
State and county leaders teamed up today to pitch legislation that would enable people to be told via e-mail when a registered sex offender moves nearby.
The human and financial costs of Mexico's drug war, diplomatic cable leaks, the influx of U.S. arms and a wave of anti-immigration initiatives in the United States are all taking a toll on Mexico-U.S. relations that had shown steady improvement in recent years.
A gunman fired at U.S. Air Force personnel on a bus outside Frankfurt airport Wednesday, killing two airmen and wounding two others before being taken into custody, an Air Force spokesman in Germany said.
San Diego's City Council approved a $4 billion wish list of projects Monday in an effort to circumvent the governor's proposal to eliminate redevelopment. KPBS Reporter Katie Orr breaks down the list which include projects through 2050.
Ellen Browning Scripps was one of San Diego's most influential patrons and philanthropists. The annual conference of the Congress of History of San Diego and Imperial Counties this weekend will focus on the lives of local women who made a difference in the history of the region. Of these, the legacy of Ellen Browning Scripps is arguably the most far-reaching.
With gas prices soaring, a local organization has formed to encourage San Diegans to use their bikes more often. We speak to the spokesman for the San Diego Bike Union about their goals, and the challenges that local cyclists face when they ride around town. Is San Diego a bike-friendly city? How can our transportation infrastructure be improved to make our local roads safer, and more accessibility to cyclists?
If you are one of the 300,000 households in San Diego city who don’t pay for trash pick up, you are still in the majority of city residents. But the mayor is trying to whittle that majority down. The city council’s Natural Resources Committee considers the mayor’s proposed changes today.