Stories for February 8, 2012
A proposal in Congress could raise the tax bill for millions of illegal immigrants by restricting who is eligible for a popular tax credit.
The number of California high school students taking Advanced Placement courses continues to increase. But a new report shows racial and ethnic disparities remain.
The Speaker of the California Assembly is proposing big reductions in UC and CSU fees for students from middle-class families. He would pay for those scholarships by requiring businesses to pay taxes based on their in-state sales.
A conservative group says it is suspending its campaign to put public employee pension reform on the November ballot.
San Diego has more libraries than comparable cities, but less-than-average staffing levels and patronage, according to a report presented today to the City Council's Budget Committee.
The City of San Diego and millionaire philanthropist Irwin Jacobs want to remove cars from the center of Balboa Park. The Save Our Heritage Organisation is opposed to parts of their plan, sued the city for the way it handled the project agreement and won. People on both sides of the issue discuss whether the suit and a possible loss in historic designation will set the project back.
A San Diego County report says a phone system to help people apply for food stamps and other benefits drops five out of six calls.