Stories for March 28, 2011
San Diego drivers are paying more to fill up their vehicles. Fear and uncertainty are pushing prices up closer to 2008's record high.
The 2010 Census confirms just how dismal the housing market is in much of the Southwestern United States. In Southern California, the numbers show people flocked inland. That sparked building fever. But many of these dream homes have become a nightmare, like in the City of Brawley in Imperial County, located 150 miles east of San Diego.
The Coast Guard has dropped the most serious charges against the highest-ranking member of the crew on a boat involved in a collision with a pleasure boat in San Diego Bay, killing an 8-year-old boy.
The term “widow” might bring to mind an elderly woman with gray hair, one who shared a lifetime with the man she loved before losing him. But Oceanside resident Katie Wade became a widow at the tender age of 20.
The San Diego State Aztecs have bombed out of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. But the land of my birth has gotten to the "Frozen Four" and seems headed for ultimate victory.
Highly radioactive water has nearly filled underground tunnels, raising fears it may reach the sea.
"Sucker Punch" (opened March 25 throughout San Diego) is the first original screenplay attempted by Zack Snyder and it definitely had some flaws.
We'll hear about the troubles plaguing the fast-growing San Diego company Bridgepoint Education.
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Mayor Jerry Sanders and City Councilman Kevin Faulconer recently proposed a ballot measure to switch new non-public safety workers from a guaranteed pension plan to a 401(k) retirement account. Coucilman Faulconer and the president of AFSCME Local 127 talk about how the proposal could impact the city's budget deficit and workforce.
President Obama addresses the nation on U.S. military operations in Libya at 4:30 p.m. (PST). Join us on KPBS as the president discusses the military operation against Moammar Gadhafi. Listen | Watch the live stream
A medieval-looking building in Oceanside is actually a new urgent care and medical center for children.
Medical marijuana has been legal in California for about 15 years. And the city of San Diego may finally be setting some regulations for pot collectives.
Soldier Ride in San Diego helps wounded warriors bond and approach life with renewed purpose.
San Diego college students are taking a break from their studies to raise money for the people of Japan. They’re using creative methods to get donations.
"What’s an epidemic like this doing in a highly-vaccinated community?” That's what CDC investigators are asking at a national vaccine conference in Washington, D.C. this week.
The first two reports from this year’s San Diego Civil Grand Jury focus on North County. The first report received a prompt response from the North County Transit District, but the recommendations in the second report are aimed at the voters.
A new play creates theatre from the life experiences of youth in and out of the foster care system. It was written by San Diego playwright Lisa Kirazian and produced by the Playwright's Project, a local program that supports the art of playwrighting in schools and communities.
President Barack Obama declared Monday night that the United States intervened in Libya to prevent a slaughter of civilians that would have stained the world's conscience and "been a betrayal of who we are."