Stories for March 30, 2011
Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Noel Barrett jump at an offer with no strings attached — a trip to see a private collection of more than 1,000 marionettes. Highlights include a circa 1870 English Victorian oak wall clock; a 1960 John F. Kennedy campaign poster; and an heirloom 18th-century miniature desk whose drawers are stuffed with 300 years of family documents and history, valued at $100,000.
The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday about the largest sex discrimination lawsuit in U.S. history.
Japanese officials remain convinced that the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant will be brought under control. But 20 days after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, efforts continue to contain radiation from badly damaged nuclear reactors.
Known in religious communities as "His Holiness," The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, has decided to resign his position as political leader of Tibet. What will the ramifications be for the global Buddhist community and Tibetan people who currently reside in Dharamsala, India? And how will this impact the relations between the Chinese government and Tibet?
A new report ranks San Diego as the 16th healthiest county in California. The report takes 28 different health measures into account.
San Diego Unified School District will boost its graduation requirements so more students can apply to a public university in California.
The day of budget reckoning is drawing near in San Diego. The city council wants to make sure its voice is heard when it comes to deciding what gets cut and what doesn’t.