Stories for April 4, 2012
A five-year agreement was reached today allowing DIRECTV to resume retransmitting KSWB-TV Channel 69, Tribune's other local stations and WGN America.
The story of one longtime resident, who's studying hard to become a citizen this year, underscores the major storylines coming out of the City Council's new district.
The San Diego County Water Authority today filed a petition alleging the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power failed to release public documents as required by state law.
A federal judge refused today to stop a military separation hearing for a Camp Pendleton-based Marine sergeant facing discharge on "other than honorable'' conditions for his "Armed Forces Tea Party'' Facebook page and criticism of President Barack Obama.
San Diego's leading mayoral candidates debated what role the next mayor should play in reforming city schools at the University of San Diego on Tuesday.
This program tells stories from Vietnam War veterans who have children that served in Iraq. This story will look at the pride, challenges, fears and possible bitterness that parents and children are faced with when one is serving in a war. Though the stories are unique to the individual families, these intimate profiles resonate with all of us: the stories of the men and women who fought and fight for themselves, their families, and their country.
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott is questioning whether one of the state’s community colleges can offer extra sections of popular courses at a higher cost.
Aspiring global health researchers can spend up to a year abroad, thanks to a new grant from the National Institutes of Health.
The charitable housing group plans to build four single-family homes as its first construction project in Imperial Beach.
The Navy wants to stop sexual assaults within its ranks.
A lawsuit working its way through the court system alleges the city's current system for electing city council members disenfranchises Latinos. Proponents want the city to implement district-wide elections.
Follow host Jorge Meraz as he takes an incredible ultralight airplane ride high and above Rosarito Beach. Then check out the famous Baja Studios where they filmed the movie "Titanic." Few people know that it is the largest aquatic studio in the world. Next Jorge has a feast of lobster at Puerto Nuevo, as well as a sample of a few other little edibles.
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Are you ready for some baseball? The Padres season opener at Petco Park is Thursday but many questions still remain about the team.
Republican members of San Diego’s Congressional delegation are responding to Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher’s decision to leave the GOP.
Newly released video shows Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. right before he was shot by an Orange County Sheriff's deputy.
The Local Heroes Awards 2011 is the culmination of a year-long celebration of diversity that took place on February 8, 2012 at the Balboa Theatre in Downtown San Diego. Union Bank and KPBS honored 17 local individuals who are making a difference to enrich the lives of others. Hosted by Yul Kwon, of PBS’ "America Revealed," recipients are formally recognized along with interludes of entertainment from the B-Side Players, LEIISA Polynesian Dance Group, San Diego Taiko, San Diego Ballet, and Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble.
The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will visit the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast this week, in the midst of a probe into excessive wear in tubing.
In an unlikely alliance, the ACLU is teaming up with Anti-Obama Marine Sgt. Gary Stein to fight his possible dismissal from the Marine Corps.
A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people today in Kabul, Afghanistan - including two American soldiers.
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San Diego Gas & Electric customers already pay among the highest rates in the country. Tomorrow regulators will hold public hearings over whether those bills should go even higher.