Stories for March 23, 2011
The regional agency that oversees roadside emergency call boxes has come under fire for its use of taxpayer money. But supporters say it provides a valuable service.
Published Reports in Mexico allege Diana Gonzalez's estranged husband -- who is charged with murdering her -- is an assassin with the Sinaloa drug cartel.
Congress and the State of California are looking at ways to tax online sales. Amazon.com pays no sales tax in California. The brick and mortar stores do.
A new study found a medication used to treat people with Type 2 diabetes can actually prevent those at risk from getting the disease. The research was conducted in San Diego and in seven other cities nationwide.
A Coast Guard petty officer will spend three months in the brig for his role in piloting a boat involved in a collision in San Diego Bay that killed an 8-year-old boy.
The lack of an emergency notification on board the North County Coaster and incorrect information on the Coaster's website are conditions that need to be corrected to promote passenger safety, according to a report released today by the San Diego County grand jury.
In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale. With exclusive footage, NOVA captures the unfolding human drama and offers a clear-headed investigation of what triggered the earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear crisis. Can science and technology ever prevent devastation in the face of overwhelmingly powerful forces of nature? “Japan’s Killer Quake” combines authoritative on-the-spot reporting, personal stories of tragedy and survival, compelling eyewitness videos, explanatory graphics and exclusive helicopter footage for a unique look at the science behind the catastrophe.
Another storm was expected to hit San Diego County later today, bringing with it gusty winds but not much rain, forecasters said.
Local experts discuss the latest news coming out of the Middle East and North Africa.
What effects has the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the health care reform law, had since it was passed one year ago today? Why is there so much confusion about the law's impact? And, what provisions of the law will go into effect in the future? Local advocates for and against the law debate its impact.
Today marks the first anniversary of the federal health reform law. Many Californians have taken advantage of some of the benefits.