Stories for February 7, 2012
San Diego County Supervisors decided to backtrack on a vote they took that was designed to speed up the process of issuing development permits. They were facing a possible lawsuit for violating the state’s open meeting laws.
Today was Free Tuesday at Balboa Park and for thousands of visitors, that meant free admission to several of the park’s museums.
The leader in a new poll on the San Diego mayor's race said today he is encouraged that San Diegans continue to support his fiscal reform agenda.
Supporters of Proposition 8 say they’re disappointed by the federal court’s decision and plan to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Supervisor Diane Jacob says regulators aren’t doing enough to stop the incursions.
One Book, One San Diego for Kids is back for 2012! The Secret Message is the children's book companion to Sky of Red Poppies. One Book’s Linda Salem caught up with the book’s award-winning author Mina Javaherbin at her home in Southern California and I asked her what message she has for her young readers.
This compilation episode features three standout emerging artists performing in three remarkable locations: R&B singer-songwriter Daniel Merriweather at the famed art auction house Sotheby’s in New York City, alternative pop songstress A Fine Frenzy at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in the Hamptons, and folk singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan (best known for her work with Damien Rice) at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Montclair, New Jersey.
In an effort to stop the sale of "bath salts" and "herbal incense" products that are used to get high, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors today asked for a draft ordinance, declaring them a public nuisance and subject to civil abatement in unincorporated areas.
In this episode, host Jorge Meraz visits San Felipe on the inside coast of Baja where he enjoys a margarita, sees the giant cactus, and hangs out with the guys at the golf course. Next Jorge heads northwest to Rancho La Puerta, a world renowned spa in Tecate that was opened in 1940. Voted by Travel and Leisure magazine as the #1 destination spa in the world, he had to check it out. Jorge tours the grounds with the founder, 86 year-old Deborah Szekely, and experiences the royal spa treatment.
Supporters of same-sex marriage across California cheered the ruling.