Stories for March 28, 2011
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.
We'll hear about the troubles plaguing the fast-growing San Diego company Bridgepoint Education.
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.
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.
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.