Stories for August 27, 2012
Joy Adamson’s book "Born Free" caused a sensation when it was first published in March 1960. As well as topping the New York Times bestseller list, the book and its later film adaptation made a massive impact on conservation and science. This program revisits the inspirational story of Joy and her husband George, a game warden turned wildlife observationist and author. The entertaining account of the couple’s experiences and adventures in Africa as they raised orphaned lioness cub Elsa, and their success in training her to survive in the wild, won the hearts of people around the world and completely changed perceptions of human and lion interaction.
California bicyclists who navigate busy roads may be able to ride a little easier if a bill approved by the Assembly becomes law.
A bill approved Monday by the state Assembly would allow judges to declare more than two legal parents for some California children.
In response to the Imperial Valley earthquake swarm that was felt in parts of San Diego County, fire officials today issued a reminder on how to prepare for an emergency.
Opponents of efforts to crack down on “Buy Here, Pay Here” used car dealers are hoping to block three bills in the California legislature before Friday’s end-of-session deadline.