Stories for November 16, 2011
A new Pentagon study finds the longer the dwell time a servicemember spends at home between deployments, the more likely he or she will be diagnosed with a mental health problem.
Use of devices like iPods are on the rise, and so is hearing loss among children. Coincidence?
The local Pearl Harbor survivor, who was discovered living in squalor as a victim of elder abuse in January of this year, has died of pneumonia at a convalescent home in Chula Vista.
Huell Howser tours the Vincent Price Art Museum, which opened in May 2011 at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park. The museum contains 9,000 items, many of which were donated by the late actor. Victoria Price leads the tour of her father's vast collection of fine art and shows why this gallery is one of Los Angeles's best kept secrets. We also look back at Huell's original 1989 'Videolog' interview with Vincent Price himself.
From Bessie Smith to Janis Joplin to Lady Gaga, this performance documentary vibrates with energy as it traces the indelible mark that amazing women musicians have made on America’s soundtrack. Inspired by the “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power” exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, “Women Who Rock” reveals new insights into what it means to be female in the male-dominated world of rock and roll, while exploring how those dynamics between the sexes have changed with time.
Federal authorities uncovered a "major" cross-border drug-smuggling tunnel between warehouses in Tijuana and Otay Mesa and seized about 14 tons of marijuana stashed inside it, officials announced today.
When United Way's Home Again initiative launched its Project 25 campaign last year, the goal was to move 25 of San Diego County's chronically homeless into permanent housing.
California's nonpartisan fiscal analyst on Wednesday said the state is projected to face a $13 billion budget shortfall in the next fiscal year, suggesting that Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers will have to make another round of spending cuts.
Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison-- are withdrawing from the case.
Two former top officials of the Southeastern Economic Development Corp. were each facing up to one year in jail today after pleading guilty to taking thousands of dollars in illegal bonuses.
California is not among the eleven states applying for waivers from the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
San Diego’s crumbling streets create some bumpy rides for city drivers. A council committee will hear today just how bad the roads have gotten.