Stories for April 11, 2012
Course crunches that lead Santa Monica College officials to consider offering more sections at higher prices are also hitting San Diego community colleges.
San Diego water officials are upset over rate hikes of 10 perent over the next two years approved by the Metropolitan Water District.
California lawmakers considered a pair of bills this week that would establish minimum benefits health plans would be required to offer by 2014.
A pair of measures at the State Capitol would require textbook publishers to make free digital textbooks available to California college students taking the most popular courses.
Amos Lee made a triumphant return to Tucson on a sweltering night in the desert with an epic performance at the historic Fox Theatre. The acclaimed singer-songwriter came back to the city where he recorded his “Mission Bell” album, and invited a number of his friends to join the show, including local heroes Calexico. The 19-song concert ranged from solo showcases to arrangements for a dozen musicians, and featured highlights from Lee’s latest album, as well as some of the finest songs from his catalogue.
Nine elementary schools, one high school and a charter campus in San Diego County were selected for 2011-12 Title I Academic Achievement Awards, the California Department of Education announced today.
Mayor Sanders releases what he calls the city's first balanced budget in decades
San Diego developer and philanthropist Conrad Prebys has joined the KPBS and MASTERPIECE families with a gift of $500,000. Mr. Prebys’ gift to The MASTERPIECE Trust will benefit both MASTERPIECE and KPBS.
The majority of Californians who work as caregivers for Medi-Cal patients live in poverty or close to it. A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reveals some disturbing figures.
The first of two storms expected to strike San Diego County this week arrived early today, bringing colder temperatures, light to moderate rain and gusty winds.