Stories for September 9, 2011
Power was still out for some customers in the Clairemont, Bay Park and Linda Vista area following the massive blackout on Thursday.
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.
A former consultant at the San Onofre power plant explains how the blackout could have spread so far.
If you thought that the nation's electrical grid was designed to prevent a single, localized malfunction from triggering a blackout for millions of people, you'd be right.
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.
San Diego County has received hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and technology to deal with disasters. But a Red Cross official said the failure during the outage was in communicating with the public in a timely manner.
Authorities responded to a report of a possible bomb discovery in a Del Cerro neighborhood.
Several beaches are closed today due to sewage spills caused by Thursday's blackout.
"Warrior" (opening September 9 throughout San Diego) is a complete formula film raised quite a few notches by Tom Hardy's ferociously focused performance.
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.
Power updates and your stories about San Diego's Big Blackout. We hear from listeners with stories about the blackout and questions about the power outage.
Federal regulators will investigate the massive power outage that blacked out millions of customers in Southern California, Arizona and Mexico.
Some people said the stars were amazing. Others gathered with neighbors for barbecues and bon fires. Some spent hours stranded without gas. What was your experience?
A local musician competes in a prestigious jazz competition this weekend in Washington DC. KPBS arts reporter Angela Carone tells us what’s ahead for pianist Joshua White.
So if you were affected by the power outage yesterday, here are some films to supplement that experience.
President Obama's jobs speech on Thursday had been characterized in the wide world of punditry as his "Moment of Truth." His "Last Chance." His "Big Speech."
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.
U.S. counterterrorism officials are chasing a credible but unconfirmed al-Qaida threat to use a car bomb on bridges or tunnels in New York City or Washington.
Some workers wondered if the city was under attack, while others had to wait patiently for hours in dark elevators to get rescued.