Stories for November 22, 2011
The trade group representing California hospitals is suing the state to block a 10-percent rate cut to Medi-Cal providers.
Three political parties have filed a legal challenge to California's Proposition 14, which created the state's new "top-two" primary system. They hope to overturn the new system in time for next year's elections.
A film about AIDS, love and the politics of remembrance, "The Grove" shows how a community in crisis found healing in nature and unexpectedly ignited a debate about what it means to be a national memorial. Thirty years after the first diagnosed cases of AIDS, how do we mark a time of unimaginable loss?
Eastbound lanes on SR 94 near downtown San Diego have been blocked off because an apparently suicidal person is threatening to jump from the 30th Street Bridge over the freeway, according to police.
In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. They also stop by Songgane Gamjatang, where Seoul’s taxi drivers convene for pork bone soup and the grand pork dish known as bo ssam. At home in New York, Marja makes her own version of the cabbies’ favorites and Jean-Georges prepares a delicious, fast stir-fry of sliced pork and colorful vegetables, and improvises a simple, tasty barbeque sauce to coat ribs, chops and even pork feet.
Bask in the beautiful voice of world-renowned tenor Plácido Domingo with the LA Opera in this romantic new opera by composer Daniel Catán based on the Oscar-winning Italian film. "Il Postino" tells the story of a shy young postman in a tiny Italian fishing village, who discovers the courage to pursue his dreams through his daily deliveries to his only customer, the esteemed Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, played by Domingo. Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Linda Ronstadt hosts.
Riverside County plans to start charging jail inmates for the cost of incarcerating them. San Diego County is not convinced this is a cost effective strategy.