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Stories for September 6, 2012
Gov. Jerry Brown's travel ban has saved California taxpayers at least $85 million since he took office, state officials announced Thursday.
Starting tomorrow, all San Diego Superior Court business offices will close at noon on Fridays.
City Attorney Jan Goldsmith endorsed Councilman Carl DeMaio for mayor today, calling him someone who can take the city of San Diego "to the next step.''
Annual tests of inmates in San Diego county jails indicate well over half the people brought into custody test positive for illegal drugs.
The San Diego Zoo announced today that the giant panda born July 29 is male, ending a five-week gender mystery.
The city of San Diego doesn’t have much power over the local school board. But a lot of voters have kids in school, so it becomes an issue politicians weigh in on.
Environmental advocates say the best thing that can be said about California’s recent legislative session is that major environmental laws weren’t gutted.
Despite a recent court ruling allowing California to continue chemical treatments to control an invasive moth, environmental groups say they're still concerned.
The campaigns of Republican Congressman Brian Bilbray, the incumbent, and his challenger, Democrat Scott Peters, each released major endorsements today.
PBS is bound for Broadway with a three-part documentary series that tracks the real-life stories of America’s top high school musical performers, vying in the ultimate competition to find the nation’s best young theater stars. Part competition, part performance and part non-fiction drama, the event starts in regional theatrical programs, where judges around the country select the best performers in the country.
Allegations that a private ambulance company mishandled money in its contract with the city of San Diego turned out to be unfounded, the City Attorney's Office announced today.
If what's new at the theater isn't grabbing your attention, then here are some alternative choices.
The Navy has been cited for workplace safety violations that exposed hundreds of employees at an aircraft hangar in Coronado to toxic materials such as lead, cadmium and beryllium, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday.
The commanding officer of the San Diego-based USS New Orleans announced this week that 16 of his sailors have been busted for using the designer drug Spice. One of those sailors has already been kicked out of the Navy.
Relocation into the wild plans were on hold today for a 400-pound black bear that was moved to a cage at an Alpine animal sanctuary after leaving the Angeles National Forest one too many times to visit foothill communities north of downtown Los Angeles.
There is great music to be heard and entertaining plays to be seen in San Diego this weekend.
Where were you when the lights went out? We remember the Great Blackout of 2011.
Clean energy for San Diego's low-income neighborhoods. We look at a poll that finds community members in south San Diego would spend more to have clean energy in their neighborhoods.
The troops of the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division got a new commanding officer today during a change of command ceremony at Camp Pendleton.
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. In this episode, rock superstars the Dave Matthews Band perform hits and songs from their album "Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King."
A new Department of Veterans Affairs policy denies benefits for veterans who need service dogs to help treat their post-traumatic stress disorder. According to the policy, there isn't enough scientific evidence support the medical need for PTSD service dogs.
As climate change brings more drought and flooding, food prices are expected to keep spiking.
The city of San Diego has installed bike racks in three of its 17 Business Improvement Districts to encourage people to ride bicycles on short errands and to events, civic officials announced today.
Army Pfc. Shane W. Cantu, 20, died August 28 in Afghanistan of wounds caused by shrapnel from an explosion. Cantu had been in Afghanistan for just a month when he was killed.
Some things we learned Wednesday night: Former President Bill Clinton gives a rousing speech; Israel is a touchy issue for Democrats; women are key to winning the health care debate; surprise appearance by a president fires up a crowd; and Mother Nature messes with another convention.
Four Camp Pendleton Marines have been arrested for allegedly beating a gay man until he was unconscious outside of a Long Beach, California bar on Labor Day weekend. Police are investigating whether the assault was a hate crime.
A new study suggests a rise in preterm births and medically-induced labors are linked.
The Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair is the place for galleries and artists to vie for the attention of local art collectors. This is the fourth year for the fair, which has changed locations three times. KPBS arts reporter Angela Carone says the art fair will be held in the city’s cultural heart - Balboa Park - in a little-known building used for competitive badminton.