Stories for May 11, 2011
The VA Medical Center in La Jolla says it cannot address a federal court ruling calling for an overhaul of mental health care.
A group of San Diego city employees emerged victorious in the city's first attempt at outsourcing.
San Diego County is considering suing the state to prevent a take-away of tobacco-tax money that funds early childhood programs. The county's First 5 Commission stands to lose more than $88 million.
The headline isn’t the opening line of a joke. It’s an actual event that sheds some light on the budget battles in the San Diego City Hall.
California State Universities, the largest system of senior education in the country, is bracing for the worst -- $1 billion less from the state of California. School leaders say the cuts will amount to a "scorched earth budget" and the institution could be devastated. We'll find out how students and CSU employees could be impacted.
Budget cuts continue to bleed programs in the San Diego Unified School District. We'll talk about about teacher layoffs and proposed cuts to transportation.
There are currently more than 200 electric only vehicles on local roads, but experts are predicting that number could increase to 2000 by December. We speak to KPBS Business Reporter Erik Anderson about the advances in electric car technology, and what local utilities are doing to prepare for the increase in electric vehicles.
The San Diego City Council wants to preserve hours at libraries and recreation centers. But there's still debate on how to do it.