Stories for October 6, 2011
Students at EJE Charter School in El Centro spent yesterday with the writers of books and songs they read and sing every day.
Kevin Whately returns as Inspector Lewis teamed with his cool, cerebral partner Detective Sergeant Hathaway (Laurence Fox). In this episode, local businesswoman and aspiring blackmailer Andrea De Ritter asks former MI5 chief Grace Orde to sign her new memoir, "Lies and Secrets," to "Leon." She adds a cryptic note of her own — "Who killed Mary?" — then dispatches the book to her intended blackmail victim, Leon Suskind. But it is Andrea who becomes the victim...of murder.
During a food drive on Sesame Street, Elmo meets guest stars Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and learns how the struggle with hunger affects a new friend, Lily. The seeds of hope are planted when they visit a community garden and learn with Rosita how people can work together to take steps towards solutions. Even Super Grover realizes that, while this problem is too big for one superhero to fix, many people working together can achieve super things. The theme is continued with filmed documentaries of four real families who have experienced the challenge of hunger and are finding strategies and resources that help.
A federal discrimination lawsuit was filed in San Diego today against Southwest Airlines on behalf of a Muslim woman kicked off a flight that was about to depart Lindbergh Field in March.
The leader of a San Diego-based environmental group was one of more than 700 demonstrators who was arrested over the weekend in New York.
The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi.
A sinkhole opened on a University City street today, forcing the closure of the roadway while authorities worked to determine what caused the problem and make repairs.