Stories for June 4, 2012
Early evidence points to a low turnout for tomorrow's primary election in San Diego County, according to the registrar of voters.
On Tuesday California voters will decide whether to raise the state’s tax on tobacco products to pay for cancer research. Proposition 29 has become the loudest battle of this Primary election.
Voters will decide Tuesday whether to change term limits for California legislators.
Tuesday could be a confusing day for some voters at the polls. It's the first statewide primary under California's new "Top-Two" system.
Over two centuries ago, Britain and France fought a battle that would change the world. Now largely forgotten, the Battle of Quebec was once a story every schoolchild in the U.K. would have known. At stake was the future of North America and the fate of the British Empire. Dan Snow, an expert in this period of history having recently written a book about the expedition, sets sail up the magnificent St. Lawrence River following the route taken by the British.
A trough of low pressure is expected to bring gusty winds to the mountains and deserts of San Diego County later today as well as 3- foot to 6-foot surf and strong rip currents along the coast.
A federal program to restore wetlands added a record amount of land in California last year. Landowners voluntarily participated to protect more than 18 square miles of wetland.
Some say it’s cruel. Others say it’s delicious. But either way foie gras will not be sold in San Diego eateries after July 1st.