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Stories for March 23, 2012
I missed reviewing "Bullhead" (which opened March 16 and has been held over at the Reading Gaslamp Stadium 15 Theaters) because I was at WonderCon but I'm glad to catch up with it now.
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.
The Department of Justice investigated the company after a woman complained that a California store refused to hire her even though she provided paperwork showing she was authorized to work in the U.S.
Councilman Carl DeMaio is the single largest contributor to candidate campaigns so far in the City of San Diego. He has dumped about $450,000 into his own campaign coffers through contributions and loans.
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 Asian population in the United States grew at a faster rate than any other group - including Latinos - over the last decade, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The data also shows that 46% of the Asian population lives in the western U.S.
Cinema Junkie will be posting two reviews for "The Hunger Games" (opening March 23 throughout San Diego): one from guest blogger Miguel Rodriguez, who read the book, and one by Beth Accomando (going up tomorrow) , who did not read the books.
The Sierra Club says San Diego County’s proposed “Climate Action Plan” does not take a leadership role in dealing with climate change.
Can a U.S. Marine criticize his top boss on Facebook? Is Prop B pension reform or a fraud? Is the realignment of California's state prisons going as planned?
The African Union said Friday it will send 5,000 soldiers to join the hunt for war criminal Joseph Kony, a new mission that comes amid a wildly popular Internet campaign targeting the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.
Three elephants will travel from the Toronto Zoo to a sanctuary in California aboard a private plane, thanks to longtime animal activist Bob Barker.
In the lead-up to next week's Supreme Court arguments on the health care act, Republicans have been energized by their desire to see the law repealed. But if the Supreme Court strikes it down, the ruling could complicate the GOP race.
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.
The planning process has begun for a peaker power plant on the border of San Diego and Santee just East of Mission Trails Regional Park, and Santee residents aren’t letting it happen without a fight.
Etch A Sketch. Those three little words may become more of a bane to Mitt Romney's campaign than, say, Bain Capital.
Broadband subscribership in rural states, particularly in the West, increased at a rapid clip between 2008 and 2010 while the South has lagged behind the rest of the nation.
A community cleanup and recycling event is being held Saturday in the southeast parking lot of Qualcomm Stadium from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you live in the city of San Diego, now's the time to properly get rid of stuff you don't need anymore.
Some downtown San Diego business owners say rapid buses running on Broadway will be noisy and smelly and will drive away customers.
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.
Fans have been eagerly awaiting the screen adaptation of "The Hunger Games" books. But can a PG-13 film be true to the books?