Stories for September 22, 2011
A man who fired a starter pistol as he fled border inspectors was wounded after two officers shot at him at the nation's busiest border crossing Thursday.
Potholes are in abundance on San Diego streets. But the plan put forth by Councilman Carl DeMaio to pay for repairs has some holes of its own, critics say.
Part travelogue, part food fantasy and part documentary of self-discovery, "Kimchi Chronicles" follows acclaimed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and his Korean-born wife Marja as they explore and celebrate Korea's cuisine and culture in the company of chefs, home cooks and their good friend, actress Heather Graham. In this episode, Marja and Jean-Georges explore Korea's most prized staple food, rice, with actress and friend Heather Graham.
The group says it is trying to figure out whether new surveillance technologies are trampling on rights without making people safer.
Five construction firms have been awarded contracts worth $500,000 combined.
Jerry Schad, whose comprehensive guide to hiking trails in San Diego County was a must-have tabletop book for the area's outdoors fans, died today at age 61.
Scientists at UCSD are researching San Diego County's major earthquake faults.
Poverty grew nationwide last year, but the increase was even greater in San Diego County, where more than a million people are struggling with economic hardship, according to new census data.
- Sept. 22
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The San Diego Chargers are raising eyebrows with a new proposal for building a downtown stadium: piggybacking on the convention center expansion. We'll hear details from Chargers spokesman Mark Fabiani and find out how the news was received at the Convention Center.
Congressman Issa has announced he is endorsing Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election.
The largest exhibit in the history of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego launches this weekend. It showcases artists from the light, space, and surface movement of the 1960s and 70s. The show is part of this fall's larger Getty Museum initiative called Pacific Standard Time. Acclaimed artist Robert Irwin joins us to talk about his work.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department says it will re-examine the cell phone belonging to a woman who was found dead at her boyfriend's Coronado mansion.
Stocks plunged Thursday, extending a rout around the world. Indicators across the financial markets had investors concerned that there's no clear way the U.S. will avoid another recession.
- Sept. 22
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This weekend you can find recycled art in Little Italy, The Art of Fashion at the Timken, Trolley Dances, and plenty of music choices.
The 84th Oscars aren't until February of next year but with the pushed up schedule the nominations will be announced January 24, 2012. But I did want to share a press release I just received about some regulation changes for the voting members.
The San Diego City Attorney's Office filed civil complaints Wednesday, seeking to close 12 medical marijuana dispensaries near schools.
Borrowers are still too cautious to take on new debt, while savers are exasperated — and scared.