Stories for September 13, 2011
New census data show an increase in the number of Californians without health insurance. The numbers show tens of thousands of Californians lost coverage between 2009 and 2010. Nearly one in five people in the state are uninsured.
More than 4,000 female inmates in California could qualify to serve the rest of their sentences at home, as state officials begin complying with a law designed to keep children from following their parents into a life of crime.
California’s campaign finance watchdog is considering how it might create a system that would allow political donations by text message.
Leaky faucets and pipes will need to be fixed 72 hours after the problem is discovered under a new municipal code requirement approved unanimously by the City Council today.
Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic celebrate the opening night of the 2011-2012 season. Celebrated soprano Deborah Voigt is on hand for an evening of music by Barber, Wagner and Richard Strauss. Voigt and the Philharmonic close the evening with the Intermezzo, "Dance of the Seven Veils," and final scene from Richard Strauss' "Salome."
Kevin Whately returns as Inspector Lewis teamed with his cool, cerebral partner Detective Sergeant Hathaway (Laurence Fox). When a student is found dead during a clinical drug trial, the motives of an enigmatic professor are questioned. When a second death occurs, Lewis and Hathaway begin to suspect foul play, which the duo must uncover before another death occurs. Douglas Henshall (MASTERPIECE “South Riding,” “Collision”) co-stars.
California Governor Jerry Brown says Pacific Rim leaders can fight unemployment by focusing on climate change.
Kevin Whately returns as Inspector Lewis teamed with his cool, cerebral partner Detective Sergeant Hathaway (Laurence Fox). In this episode, Lewis and Hathaway are called in to investigate the poisoning of a bishop, who they suspect was murdered for her progressive views. As their investigation continues, they uncover a twisted maze of motives and retribution. Sian Phillips (MASTERPIECE “I, Claudius”) and Amelia Bullmore (MASTERPIECE "Endgame") co-star.
Country pop legends unite to perform their biggest and best-loved hit recordings from the 1950s, 60s and 70s in this MY MUSIC special. County music legend Roy Clark hosts this emotional trip down three decades of memory lane. New performances from Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Hank Locklin, Bill Anderson, BJ Thomas, the Bellamy Brothers, the Browns and more are intermixed with classic full-length vintage archival gems from the vaults.
More Americans are living in poverty, do the numbers reflect conditions in San Diego?
According to the National Weather Service, an upper level disturbance off the coast of Southern California will bring showers and thunderstorms to the region as early as this morning.