Stories for March 23, 2012
California's unemployment rate didn't budget last month - and the state's job totals aren't moving much either.
San Diego County has been named one of five winners of the inaugural America's Best Intergenerational Communities Awards by MetLife Foundation and Generations United, the county announced today.
Rupert Murdoch’s business audacity and political shrewdness built one of the world’s most powerful media empires. Now his dynasty is under threat — not from outside competition, but from shocking accounts of bribery, blackmail and invasion of privacy. The scandal has prompted criminal investigations on both sides of the Atlantic. It has also cracked open the insular world of the Murdoch family, its news executives and the political elite who court their favor.
The Sierra Club says San Diego County’s proposed “Climate Action Plan” does not take a leadership role in dealing with climate change.
Three elephants will travel from the Toronto Zoo to a sanctuary in California aboard a private plane, thanks to longtime animal activist Bob Barker.
President Obama will nominate Dartmouth College president, Jim Yong Kim, to head the World Bank. A physician and anthropologist by training and global-health expert, Kim's background makes him an out-of-the-box choice.
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the Affordable Care Act, students at Cal Western School of Law take matters into their own hands.