Roundtable: Wuterich Resolution, Manchester’s Grand Vision, Retiree Health Agreement
Friday, January 27, 2012
Aired 1/27/12 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Guests: Mark Sauer, senior editor, KPBS News
Tony Perry, SD Bureau Chief, L.A. Times
Katie Orr, metro reporter, KPBS News
Readers of Sunday's U-T San Diego were treated to several pages detailing Doug Manchester's vision for the San Diego waterfront, a vision decidedly at odds with current plans and past history. We debate the feasibility of his bold idea.
The last man left in the case accusing U.S. Marines of war crimes in Haditha, Iraq, Marine Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich, has avoided prison and discharge.
San Diego has negotiated an agreement with six unions on health benefits for retirees that will save the city millions of dollars.
One piece of the financing for an expansion of the convention center -- an increase in hotel room taxes -- comes up for a vote by hotel owners.