Stories for May 3, 2012
A ground squirrel trapped during routine monitoring at the Cedar Grove Campground on Palomar Mountain tested positive for plague, the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health reported today.
Across California and around the world, environmental groups are staging demonstrations on Climate Impacts Day tomorrow. Local groups will head to the vulnerable levees to send a message about climate change.
The Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed today that Junior Seau's death was a suicide.
The three guests are all children of first or second-generation immigrants and share the peculiar burdens of that heritage. In an episode that crisscrosses the planet, from India to Korea to Poland, catch a glimpse of three distinct yet oddly overlapping experiences of families leaving their homes and becoming American.
California Republicans are heading out on a statewide tour ahead of the June Primary election.
The California Assembly has approved a bill that would ban the carrying of unloaded rifles or “long guns” in public.
Host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Sebastian Clarke at the American Swedish Institute to discuss Mora clocks, beautiful tall case timekeepers cherished by many Swedish-Americans who immigrated to the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Highlights include a questionable George Elmslie chair that, if authentic, could fetch $50,000; and a 1976 fancy intense yellow diamond ring, valued at $140,000-$160,000.
Poirot tackles an intriguing and dangerous murder case involving international espionage, a Middle-Eastern revolution and a missing princess. The surviving heir to a Middle-Eastern throne is hidden away from revolutionaries in a small English girl’s school, but when — one by one — teachers are found murdered, it seems the school may not be such a haven for the princess after all.
Some things just won't stay dead. Thankfully, "Re-Animator The Musical" (opening May 3 at the Hayworth Theater in LA) is one of them. It is reopening tonight for a 10-week run at the Hayworth Theater in LA before heading to New York and then heading to Scotland for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Both showcases could lead to further re-animation!
San Diego Gas & Electric says it won't pay claims filed over last fall's power outage that affected millions of people in Southern California, Arizona and Mexico.
A competing proposal to the city of San Diego's plan to remove cars from the center of Balboa Park is scheduled to be unveiled today.
Today at 11:00am Marvel has assembled a marathon of all the films leading up to the release of "The Avengers" (opening at 12:01am May 4 throughout San Diego) and with a special early screening of the eagerly awaited sequel. My self-confessed comic book fanboy guest blogger Miguel Rodriguez has this SPOILER free review.
After two days of being handcuffed in a tiny holding cell and desperate for food and water, Daniel Chong said he realized he had to stop wondering when he'd be let out and start thinking about how to stay alive.