Stories for March 2, 2012
San Diego State University is hosting a 2-day event on sustainability this weekend.
Tony® Award-winning Broadway, television (“Glee”) and recording artist Idina Menzel, backed by an orchestra masterfully led by legendary composer/conductor Marvin Hamlisch, performs at The Royal Conservatory’s beautiful Koerner Hall in Toronto, Canada. The concert is a special journey through a diverse repertoire of classic pop and musical theater favorites, including a fresh spin on contemporary songs, all woven together by Menzel’s irresistible charm, wit and unparalleled vocal prowess.
The study says about a million Californians with limited English skills will be eligible for a tax credit to help buy coverage in 2014. But about ten percent could be shut out specifically because of a language barrier.
From the sensitive beauty of elegant Arabians to a gentle nudge from a therapy horse, from the open runs of wild horses on the range to the muscle and skill of working ranch horses, "Horses Of The West: America's Love Story" takes viewers on an emotional journey on horseback through the American West. Narrated by actress Ali MacGraw, this new PBS special celebrates the remarkable relationship of horses and the humans who love them, while offering a broad overview of the many different roles horses play.
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department firefighters who answer to emergency medical calls could cut an average of a minute off their response times by implementing a procedural change, a city audit report released this week said.
The Salk Institute is opening its labs tomorrow to more than 200 San Diego County students and teachers to expose their passion for science.
When Bill Moyers sat across from Joseph Campbell a quarter-century ago to begin a series of conversations that would continue over two summers, neither of them could anticipate the extraordinary impact of their collaboration. In lively, expansive dialogues, the two men discuss how myths are clues to the spiritual core of human nature and open vistas into the human experience across the ages, revealing our innermost dreams and aspirations for self-fulfillment, social collaboration and the possibility of transcendence.
A new study reveals consumers can't count on smoke-free rental cars being the real thing.
Questions of the week: Is UCAN's dissolution a strategic ploy? Will SD Unified declare itself insolvent if the teachers' union won't negotiate? Will California's new top-two primary really make politics more moderate?
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio questioned the validity of President Obama's birth certificate at press conference Thursday. The sheriff's critics blasted the presentation, which took place during an election year and amid a federal investigation into civil rights allegations in Arpaio's department.
Filmed in the B-52s’ hometown of Athens, Georgia, at a show that commemorated the 34th anniversary of the band’s first-ever live show on Valentine’s Day 1977, this concert delivers a sizzling performance that turned Athens’ Classic Center into a dancehall! Wig-wearing, boa-draped, glitter-covered fans came from near and far to celebrate this historic event. Before the hometown crowd, the band delivered high-spirited versions of their classics: “Love Shack,” “Rock Lobster,” “Give Me Back My Man,” “Funplex,” “Roam,” “Planet Claire,” “Pump,” “Private Idaho” and many more.
A political strategist from California who has played a leading role in trying to overturn the state's same-sex marriage ban has been named president of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest gay rights lobbying and education group.