Stories for July 5, 2012
The California Assembly has approved using $4.6 billion dollars in voter-approved bonds for the state’s embattled high-speed rail project.
California lawmakers have voted to delay an 11 billion dollar water bond from this November until 2014.
When the body of an obsessive Oxford English professor is discovered ritually buried, Lewis and Hathaway are set upon a seemingly impossible quest to uncover the truth. The detectives soon find that multiple riddles are in need of solving —from an intellectual rivalry with the professor's brother to an amateur detective's incessant meddling. Guest stars include James Fleet ("Little Dorrit") and Celia Imrie ("Cranford").
Quadruple amputee Army Sgt. Travis Mills, who lost all four limbs to an IED explosion in Afghanistan on April 10th, has made so much progress in his recovery that he was able to travel to New York City from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland for a television interview.
Seasoning with salt. What could be simpler, right? Wrong! Think about how many meals you’ve had that were either too salty or under-seasoned! In this episode, Ming is zeroing in on a technique that is critical to successful cooking if done with a gentle hand. Joining him is the perfect man for the job, the ultimate scrutinizer of cooking techniques, author and chef Michael Ruhlman.
The Emmy®-winning EVERYDAY EDISONS follows 10 inventors — finalists selected from thousands — as their original ideas evolve into prototypes and potentially, retail products. Posting the casting call for inventions online this season brought out thousands of hopefuls. The challenge became selecting just fifty finalists. Who will be in the show this season? Only ten inventors will get the good news… and how they receive the news is just as unique as their inventions!
Beaches along the San Diego County coastline are bound to be a mess today following Independence Day celebrations, so the San Diego chapter of the Surfrider Foundation has cleanups scheduled at four locations.
Maternity coverage is now the law in California.