Stories for May 29, 2012
Mitt Romney has clinched the Republican nomination for president with a win in the Texas primary.
State parks officials agreed today to keep Palomar Mountain State Park open for the next three years, as long as private donations fill the gap between revenues and expenses.
The latest plan to develop the old Fat City restaurant property between downtown San Diego and Lindbergh Field will go before the Centre City Development Corp. Board of Directors tomorrow.
U-T San Diego’s new television show, UT-TV, debuted this morning. And the first guest on the show was a timely one: the paper’s political reporter, Craig Gustafson. He was there to talk about the mayoral election. But the first question posed by host B.R. Smith was unusual, given the normal standards of newspaper objectivity.
A bill that would change the state's newly-approved process for cities and counties to enter into bankruptcy has stalled in the California Assembly.
Veteran Jack Wiseman's prosthetic arm was snatched away by a fish during a Wounded Warrior fishing tournament on Memorial Day weekend. But a twist of fate - and another angler's fishing rod - helped Wiseman get his arm back.
U.S. Army Spc. Tofiga J. Tautolo, who grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of Wilmington, California, was killed over Memorial Day weekend in Afghanistan.
Authorities resumed searching today for an Oceanside man who went missing on Memorial Day after visiting La Jolla Shores for a scuba-diving outing.
The musical about an endurance competition to win a truck is headed to Broadway. "Hands on a Hardbody" is currently having its world premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse.
In separate interviews, Brian Bilbray, Scott Peters and Lori Saldaña talk about the issues that are driving the race for the 52nd Congressional District seat, what each hopes to accomplish there and how they will do it, given the current Washington atmosphere.
Four Marines who became trapped Monday night in the Thunder Valley caves of Pine Valley in San Diego County were able to rescue themselves.
As you get ready for the summer we have some tips for your main course! Salad for Dinner author Jeanne Kelley joins us with tips for making salad - your main course!
Tech savvy San Diegans are some of the first in the country to adopt a new mobile payment method called LevelUp.
America's top military official said today on national television that while diplomatic options would be ideal in dealing with Syria, military intervention by the United States is not off the table.
Health care has become one of the starkest contrasts between President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney in the 2012 campaign. And that's surprising, given that once upon a time they both came up with similar plans to fix the system.
A Quinnipiac University poll out this week found Mitt Romney with a 6-point lead over President Obama in Florida. That would seem to be very good news for the presumptive Republican nominee in what may be the biggest swing state this fall.
A Camp Pendleton Marine fulfilled his dream of opening a bar after leaving the service - but he didn't anticipate running into trouble over the name.
Former San Diego Congressman Randy "Duke'' Cunningham wants the right to carry a firearm when he is released from federal prison later this year.
In the wake of the economic downturn, some feel it no longer exists for the average person.
Unlike much of the rest of the economy, the solar industry is growing rapidly. New solar installations in California jumped by 21 percent last year. An increasing amount of that growth is from a business model often called "solar leasing."