Stories for April 3, 2012
The trade group for San Diego's life sciences industry endorsed the mayoral campaign of independent Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher today.
Get good grades and your UC or CSU tuition would be free. That’s the thinking behind an initiative high school students in Oakland are working to qualify for the California ballot.
San Diego Unified has is getting more kids to school every day. Officials said that means higher graduation rates, fewer drop outs and more money for schools.
Why are some elements, like platinum and gold, relatively inert, while others, like phosphorus and potassium, are violently explosive? Why are some vital to every breath we take, while others are potentially lethal? Punctuated by surprising and often alarming experiments, David Pogue takes NOVA on a roller coaster ride through nature’s hidden lab and the compelling stories of discovery that revealed its secrets.
San Diego-based Invisible Children today delayed the release of a sequel to its viral documentary, "Kony 2012'' to Thursday.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson gave the San Diego Unified School District a passing grade today for being the only big school district statewide to improve attendance.
Once threatened with a total cutoff of state funds, programs that provide skilled day-care services for fragile seniors and disabled adults are still alive.
Benjamin Arellano-Felix, the former leader of a major Mexican drug trafficking organization, was sentenced in San Diego on Monday to 25 years in prison. Some observers are surprised by the light sentence and question whether such prosecutions have done much to stem the bloodshed in Mexico, and the flow of drugs to the U.S.