Stories for October 2, 2012
California business leaders urged the California Air Resources Board to stop the planned auction part of the state’s cap and trade program.
This Thanksgiving, Professor Patricia A. Dixon has much to be thankful for. “I think I was lucky. I had great parents, and good teachers throughout my life. I had far more good teachers than bad teachers. I was encouraged to read and to dream and I was taught to work hard.” And, though she does plan on celebrating Thanksgiving with her family this week, there’s one aspect about the holiday that’s off the table.
An upswing in Democratic voter registration makes the party the relative majority in San Diego County, the chairman of the county Democratic Party said today.
One third of the newsroom employees at The North County Times will lose their jobs as a result of the purchase of the paper by U-T San Diego owner Doug Manchester.
PBS NewsHour's special election broadcast coverage continues with live coverage and post-debate analysis of the 2012 Presidential Debates on October 3, 11, 16 and 22, 2012 at 6 p.m. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor broadcast coverage and will be joined in the studio by the NewsHour's regular political analysts, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks. Special guests will include NPR correspondents Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley, who will offer analysis and perspective from the site of the presidential debates, and Debbie Elliott and Brian Naylor, providing analysis of the vice presidential debate.
Mayor Jerry Sanders and two members of the City Council today lauded what they called a major step in implementation of a voter-passed pension reform initiative.
Mr. Leroy Elliott is a tribal elder who has served his Native American tribe as their Chairman for the past 14 years. His tribe, the Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation, is an economically disadvantaged sovereign government assigned to reservation land in a remote area of the San Diego County backcountry. In spite of these challenges, Chairman Elliott actively seeks and has secured revenue opportunities that provided much needed government services and job opportunities. Elliott is the Treasurer and a long standing Board member for the Southern California Tribal Chairman’s Association; the Chairman of the Southern California Indian Health Clinic; and a volunteer Assistant Fire Marshall for the Campo Fire department.
Authorities today identified a 50-year-old San Diego man whose body was plucked from the Pacific Ocean several hours after the sailboat he and another man were on capsized in Mission Bay.