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Stories for September 5, 2011
Grocery workers, retirees and the unemployed joined in two job-related rallies downtown today.
When the military band Sidewinder belted out the Adele song “Rolling in the Deep” during their two month deployment in Afghanistan, the videotaped version of their performance when viral. At this writing, the video has garnered almost 1.4 million views on YouTube.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, eight foods account for 90 percent of all food-allergy reactions, milk, eggs, peanuts and other tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soybeans, and wheat. This first week back to school, we'll learn about some lunch alternatives for kids with food allergies.
Economists may say the recession is over and we're moving toward recovery but this Labor Day we find many Americans are still out of work and some are underemployed.
The comics industry responded to the tragedy of 9/11 with a diverse range of work. We talk to SId Jacobson ("The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation") and San Diego-based Batton Lash ("9/11: Artists Respond").
San Diego is commemorating the ten year anniversary of 9/11 with events throughout the county.
Three hundred and fifty thousand: That's a conservative estimate for the number of offenders with mental illness confined in America's prisons and jails.
San Diego County Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting Tuesday to vote on new maps to define their district boundaries for the next 10 years.
Construction is still under way at ground zero, the site of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in New York. A memorial plaza is set to open a week from Sunday, 10 years after the attacks on the World Trade Center buildings.
Movies and comics are so intertwined these days that comic book news is like movie news. So last Tuesday some comic book stores were open at midnight for the debut of DC's New 52, a massive re-launch of the DC Comics universe.
The national ratio for CEO-to-worker pay grew 20 percent from last year to hit a whopping 325 to 1.
San Diego Police say they are responding to a growing number of people in psychiatric distress, some threatening to kill themselves.