Stories for November 30, 2011
The gusty winds in the weather forecast for San Diego County, and much of Southern California, are increasing the risk of wildfire.
This uplifting, spirited holiday celebration, hosted by the international Irish music group The Celts, features special guests Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh from the world famous Donegal group Altan, Riverdance/Lord of the Dance piper Ivan Goff, The Gael String Orchestra, The Nashville Irish Step Dancers and Children’s Choir.
Occupy San Diego protestors clashed with police today as the protestors attempted to set up voter registration tables in the Civic Center Plaza.
The number of people living with HIV and AIDS in California has grown but the number of HIV related hospitalizations has gone down.
After seven months of community meetings, Tony Young and Nathan Fletcher say they're ready to move forward with a plan to improve education in San Diego.
This festive concert of glorious holiday and traditional classical music, from an historic church in the small town of Hamar, Norway, has become an international Christmas tradition. Again this year, the program is co-hosted by Her Royal Highness Princess Martha Louise of Norway. Joining her this year is American film and theater actor John C. Reilly who has appeared in more than 50 motion pictures.
The Priests showcase their seasonal classics in a one-hour Christmas special, "Christmas Carols With The Priests." Set in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Fathers Eugene and Martin O'Hagan (brothers) and Father David Delargy bring the festive season alive with a collection of holiday favorites delivered with a "little priestly twist."
This production of one of the nation’s most highly acclaimed annual musical celebration marks the 100th anniversary of the annual Christmas Festival from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. Featuring St. Olaf’s renowned choirs and orchestra, the program’s rich blending of compositions will highlight selections from previous Christmas Festivals, including excerpts from R.V. Williams Hodie.
Taped at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tennessee, nearly 700 student musicians join host Laura Bell Bundy, the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children’s Choir, to present this annual production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music and light-hearted seasonal favorites.
Thousands of sailors are crossing their fingers this week, hoping they won't lose their jobs. The Navy began lay-offs last week and will let go a total of 3,000 sailors- many who are mid-career.