Stories for June 27, 2012
Gary Kreep is the newly elected San Diego Superior Court Judge who has serious doubts about the citizenship of President Barack Obama. About a month before the Primary election, the San Diego County Bar Association issued a press release which said Gary Kreep was not qualified to be a judge. Kreep responded by calling the SD County Bar Association "bigoted." Now the President of the bar association says their rating was "fair and unbiased."
The California budget deal reached last week is now in the hands of Governor Jerry Brown. The Democratic-controlled state legislature approved 21 bills Wednesday without any Republican votes.
San Diego teachers have ratified an agreement that will save the jobs of more than 1,400 educators.
San Diego State University is closing the achievement gap among minority students.
California legislation intended to help struggling borrowers remain in their homes was approved by a state committee Wednesday.
The California Supreme Court could weigh in on San Diego’s recently passed pension initiative.
Numbers released today show high school dropout rates are down in California. But state education officials say – they’re not down far enough.
One part of the budget deal that drew sharp debate Wednesday is the bill that includes changes to California’s welfare-to-work program.
A proposal by Councilman Carl DeMaio to post city of San Diego contracts online in an easy-to-read format for the public cleared the City Council's Rules Committee today.
The class of 2011 at San Diego County high schools had a 10.9 percent dropout rate, below the statewide figure of 14.4 percent, according to figures released today by the state Department of Education.
In a part of America that rarely makes headlines, there is a small town with a group of teenagers who will inspire, surprise and bring you to your feet with their astonishing musical virtuosity and the music they make. "Mariachi High" spends a year in the life of the champion mariachi ensemble of Zapata High School on the Rio Grande in south Texas.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade.