Stories for September 9, 2011
One local engineer calls the region’s power outage an outrage.
Trying to build on the spirit of unity following the 9/11 attacks, a San Diego non-profit is working to reach out to a community of impoverished refugees.
With schools closed after the power outage, some families hit the beach.
Residents in parts of the county were advised today to boil their water or use bottled water following a historic power outage which left some 5 million people from Mexico to southern Orange county without power until early this morning.
Authorities responded to a report of a possible bomb discovery in a Del Cerro neighborhood.
The blackout on Thursday led to school and business closures across the county, giving San Diegans an unexpected three-day weekend. Several residents are taking advantage of the day off and visiting local attractions.
Military deployments no matter what branch are longer because of 9/11
A bill that would impose fines and extra prison time for the use or smuggling of cell phones in California prisons is on its way to the governor.
Legislative Republicans appeared split on whether to support the governor’s tax package. Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, who’s running for Mayor of San Diego, was one of two GOP members who gave the measure its necessary two-thirds supermajority.