Stories for October 18, 2012
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown is vowing to veto any attempts to reverse automatic education cuts if his November tax initiative fails. But he tells Capital Public Radio that budget cuts may still be necessary next year even if Proposition 30 passes.
A sea lion struck in the eye by a shotgun blast is recovering at SeaWorld San Diego, park officials said today.
Everyone knows the importance of eating vegetables, but many home cooks avoid cooking them simply because they don’t know how. In this episode, Martha shares her favorite methods for preparing vegetables so that they retain their delicious flavors, bright colors, and nutritional properties, offering quick, easy-to-follow recipes and tips. Viewers learn how to make simple vegetable side dishes, including steamed spinach, sautéed broccoli rabe, roasted cauliflower “steaks,” brown sugar-glazed carrots, sautéed sugar snap peas and shelled peas with mint and lemony kale salad.
Former Twentynine Palms Marine Matthew Majors has started campaigning for a presidential candidate most civilians have never heard of. In fact, the man Majors is supporting isn't even running for president. But Majors believes Gen. James Mattis, the head of U.S. Central Command, would be a superior leader to both President Obama and Mitt Romney.
Preparing for "the big one'' will be the goal of a statewide earthquake drill today, when San Diego-area government offices, businesses, schools and other organizations will stop everything for a minute so participants can "drop, cover and hold on.''