Stories for September 27, 2011
Getting a development project through California’s complex environmental review process just got a lot quicker – at least, for some large projects.
‘Nawlins’…the Crescent City, where the local music and cuisine share a lot in common: both are spicy, fused with a multicultural mix of ingredients, and one taste only makes you hunger for more. Host Jacob Edgar arrives during the build-up to Mardi Gras. His musical journey moves from the classic jazz at Preservation Hall to the sounds of trumpeter Irvin Mayfield at his club on Bourbon Street.
Versatile British actor Hugh Laurie, an American favorite for his role in the hit TV series “House,” showcases his musical side in an atmospheric special filmed in New Orleans. Laurie finds his greatest satisfaction and inspiration from the mixture of blues and jazz that grew out of New Orleans at the beginning of the last century. “Let Them Talk” is his personal journey into the heart and soul of that music.
San Diego's index of leading economic indicators declined in August, causing economist Alan Gin to say we're at risk for a double-dip recession.
Police say a 32-year-old woman was kidnapped as she waited in her car at a red light in the Hillcrest area of San Diego.
President Barack Obama will leave the Southland for Colorado this morning after a visit that allowed him to tap into some of Hollywood's pockets to pad his reelection campaign war chest.
A military jet fighter intercepted a biplane that violated restricted airspace during President Barack Obama's visit to Northern California.