Stories for September 8, 2011
Outages at pumping stations led to sewage spills; residents were asked to boil water or use bottled water.
Self-radicalized attackers are source of concern and harder to detect.
New whooping cough cases in San Diego County have declined for the third straight week, the Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
A new report by Stanford University Law School has found that a little-known government program has expedited the deportation of almost 160,000 immigrants, many of them from California and Arizona.
Two San Diego County supervisors who were in Washington, D.C., when the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks took place said they feared for their daughters' safety for several hours.
In 2008, a series of attacks by a group of local teenagers against Latino residents of the Long Island, New York town of Patchogue ended with the killing of 37-year-old Marcelo Lucero. Filmed over a two-year period, this documentary follows Mayor Paul Pontieri, the victim’s brother Joselo Lucero, community leaders, residents and students as they openly address the underlying causes of the violence, work to heal divisions and take steps to ensure everyone in their village will be safe and respected.
In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, firefighters and first responders from San Diego and all across the country joined in solidarity with the forces in New York and Washington. That solidarity continues during 10th anniversary remembrances when the drums and pipes of the San Diego Firefighters Emerald Society will be heard aboard the USS Midway and a memorial to the first responders who died on 9/11 will be unveiled at Fire Station 21 in Pacific Beach.
In a rare interview with Ali Soufan, the FBI agent who was at the center of the 9/11 investigations, FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith uncovers an insider’s view of the “war on terror.” One of only eight Arabic-speaking FBI agents, Soufan explains why he believes the attacks on the World Trade Center could have been prevented and how the use of torture failed to produce actionable intelligence.
Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is scheduled to begin a two-day fundraising swing through California today with a breakfast event in La Jolla.