Stories for September 13, 2012
A resolution calling for action to prevent automatic cuts in the defense budget was passed unanimously by the San Diego City Council today.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department plans to hire 2,000 people through 2016, including deputies and civilian workers.
In 2002, Dr. Karp stunned the medical world (and made parents cheer!) by solving the 3000-year-old mystery of colic with his discovery of the calming reflex – the incredible “off-switch” for infant crying and on switch for baby sleep that can soothe most fussy babies in minutes… or less and add 1-3 hours to a baby’s sleep. Since the initial release of his work, this award winning DVD and book, "The Happiest Baby On The Block," have literally redefined our culture’s understanding of the needs of newborns.
KPBS General Manager Tom Karlo has been elected to the 2012/2013 PBS Board of Directors.
Fox 5 News reports friends say a former Navy SEAL is among four Americans killed in Libya.
For the first time, researchers at UC San Diego have used stem cells to help rats with severed spinal cords regain mobility.
The Pentagon has deployed warships USS Laboon and USS McFaul, both armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, to the coast of Libya in the wake of the murder of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. U.S. officials now say they believe the attack on the embassy was "well-executed" by a group with possible links to al Qaeda.
Turmoil in the international financial markets and changing retirement benefits mean San Diego could owe significantly more to its pension fund next year.