Stories for January 10, 2012
The city of San Diego will oversee the unwinding of its redevelopment agencies. The city council agreed today to launch the process.
The internationally famous Baja 500 is quite the event. Host Jorge Meraz takes us to see it and talk to the participants and organizers. Then head out to the Las Cañadas Campground where Jorge flies high across zip-lines and crosses treacherous hanging bridges on the canopy tour. Then experience the ATV ride on mountain trails. Finally, return back to downtown Ensenada where we learn how to fillet a fish at the famous Ensenada Fish Market.
In 1943 a squadron of Lancaster bombers staged one of the most audacious raids in history — destroying two gigantic dams in Germany’s industrial heartland and cutting the water supply to arms factories — with a revolutionary bouncing bomb invented by British engineer Barnes Wallis. Now, NOVA re-creates the extreme engineering challenges faced by Wallis and the pilots with the aid of six spectacular experiments.
California higher education leaders are calling for a major overhaul of the state's community colleges.
A man who owns a sportfishing business in Mexico says Dorado and other species are being caught and imported into the U.S. illegally.