Stories for August 31, 2012
Today is the last day to send a letter to an inmate at the San Diego County Sheriff's Department's seven jails, because starting Saturday only postcards and email will be accepted.
Californians now have a clearer picture of what health insurance will look like when major provisions of the federal health care law debut in 2014.
California lawmakers have approved the packet of pension changes mapped out by Democratic legislative leaders and Governor Jerry Brown. Both parties admit the legislation isn’t perfect.
Obesity is targeted as "California Latinos Take Back Breakfast."
Prince Charles shares memories and recalls events from Queen Elizabeth’s public and private life, adding his own commentary and insights. Previously unseen photographs and films from Her Majesty’s private collection — many of them shot by the queen herself — capture royal family life. Highlights include behind-the-scenes footage taken at Buckingham Palace on Coronation Day, showing Her Majesty juggling the dual role of mother and queen as she poses for official photographs.
Students in San Diego County continued improving their scores on standardized tests, with higher percentages scoring advanced or proficient in math and English, according to results released today by the state Department of Education.
A new generation of preschool “neighbors” will get to experience the Neighborhood of Make-Believe when DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD premieres Monday, September 3, 2012. The first TV series inspired by the iconic, award-winning MISTER ROGERS' NEIGHBORHOOD, DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD from The Fred Rogers Company stars 4-year-old Daniel Tiger, son of the original program’s Daniel Striped Tiger, who invites young viewers into his world, giving them a kid’s-eye view of his life. As they closely follow and share Daniel’s everyday adventures, preschoolers ages 2-4 and their families learn fun and practical strategies and skills necessary for growing and learning.
Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to making perfect Grilled Stuffed Pork Tenderloin. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews liquid measuring cups in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Lighter Corn Chowder with lots of corn flavor.
A total of 126 San Diego-area veterans attempted suicide and 22 of them succeeded in the fiscal year that ends next month, according to Veteran Affairs officials.
A bill heading to the governor's desk would give people who witness a drug overdose and call 911 immunity from prosecution.