Stories for August 16, 2012
The retired president of the National Border Patrol Union was indicted by a federal grand jury today on charges he used his position he held for more than two decades to divert hundreds of thousands of dollars in union funds for personal use.
Sally Ride Science, a Golden Triangle-based education company working to increase interest in science and science careers, announced the hiring of a new CEO today to replace its founder, deceased astronaut Sally Ride.
Current and incoming members of the San Diego City Council said today they have the votes to deny any attempt to block implementation of a critical component of a pension reform initiative passed by voters in June.
Under the measures, California health insurers could only set premium rates based on age, geography and family size starting in 2014. But the legislation would not let insurers charge smokers more for coverage.
A new poll shows more Californians support tax measures on November’s statewide ballot.
A controversial bill that's been stuck for more than a year has squeaked out of the California Assembly by a single vote. The measure would give juveniles sentenced to life without parole the chance to request a parole hearing.
"He's young. He's energetic. He's popular. He's rising through the ranks of the Republican Party and in the House," says Rob Harrelson. "I think he's a great candidate. He's bringing a lot of energy to the campaign."
San Diego Gas & Electric is reporting that power has been restored for about 2,000 homes and businesses affected by outages early Thursday.
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore has a message for jail inmates: No more letters.