Stories for May 18, 2012
San Diego's Auditor says it's not clear if Proposition B, the proposed pension reform measure on the June ballot, will save San Diego money.
Freedom Communications, Inc., the Irvine-based owner of The Orange County Register, announced today it is selling its Texas print and online newspapers to AIM Media Texas, LLC.
A state measure that would require health insurers to get prior approval for rate increases may be on the November ballot.
Monday is the last day to register to vote for the June 5 election. More Democrats than Republicans are registered to vote in San Diego County, but the margin is narrow.
In this episode we ask what it means to be Hispanic-and find that the answer lies in the tangled histories of European, Native American and African peoples. Crisscrossing Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, and the Southwest, Professor Gates reveals stories of ancestral Conquistadors, Indian rebels, and "Crypto-Jews" (Spanish Jews who converted to Catholicism to survive the Inquisition, yet continued to practice their religion in secret)-showing that the American experience has been shaped by people who were in the New World long before the Mayflower.
This film examines the work and legacy of one of the world's most daring and influential architects. Over the last 45 years, John Portman's iconic urban structures and eye-popping interiors steadily rose in 60 cities across four continents, helping redefine cityscapes in the United States and skylines in Asia.
The unemployment rate in San Diego County last month declined to 8.7 percent, its lowest level in more than three years, down from a revised 9.6 percent in March and less than the 9.7 percent recorded in April 2011, the state Employment Development Department announced today.
Burt Bacharach & Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song In Performance At The White House
Enjoy a star-studded tribute to the songwriting team who penned such classic tunes as “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” “What the World Needs Now Is Love” and “Walk on By” and “Alfie.” Composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Hal David’s extraordinary collaboration has produced numerous hits and enjoyed a resurgence in popularity, with songs featured in the Austin Powers films and on an episode of “Glee.”
A petite 16-year-old Chula Vista girl with the huge voice may be less than a week away from becoming the next "American Idol.''
A magnitude-3.6 earthquake rattled the northeastern reaches of San Diego County today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.