Stories for February 27, 2012
New legislation could push back the San Diego Unified School District's teacher layoff deadline.
Home Post Blog: An exclusive interview with the directors of the Navy SEAL-starred action movie that topped the weekend box office.
For the first time in two decades, California's newly drawn congressional districts could play a major role in deciding which party controls the U.S. House of Representatives. In San Diego, Republican Incumbent Brian Bilbray is hoping to fend off a field of candidates, including Assemblywoman Lori Saldaña and Port Commissioner Scott Peters.
FRONTLINE continues its investigation of nuclear safety with an unprecedented account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex after a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011. With exclusive eyewitness testimony from key figures in the drama — including the Japanese prime minister and senior executives at the power company Tepco — FRONTLINE tells the story of the workers struggling frantically to reconnect power inside the plant’s pitch-dark and highly radioactive reactor buildings; the nuclear experts and officials in the prime minister’s office fighting to get information as the crisis spiraled out of control; and the plant manager who disobeyed his executives’ orders when he thought it would save the lives of his workers.
An intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life, this film examines how such a closed and communal culture has thrived within one of the most open, individualistic societies on earth. What does the future hold for a community whose existence is so rooted in the past? And what does our fascination with the Amish say about deep American values?
A cold storm is expected to bring significant snow showers and gusty winds to the San Diego County mountains today, and rainfall elsewhere in the region.
A San Diego youth activist heads to the Boston launch of Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation.
San Diego's VA Medical System is trying to recruit 20,000 veterans for a nationwide study.