Stories for September 17, 2012
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals faulted a local judge and U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy's office for keeping important testimony from a jury.
CALIFORNIA FOREVER is a two-part PBS television special that tells the story of California’s magnificent state parks, from Yosemite in 1864 to the present day. Together the two one-hour programs remind viewers of the importance of California’s state parks as well as their priceless legacy. The idea for the film was sparked after David and Sally watched the battle between conservationists and developers over the proposed Orange County Toll Road which would have paved over a portion of San Onofre State Beach. David and Sally felt compelled to tell the story of California’s State Parks as a way to remind viewers of its value and to inspire its preservation and protection.
The agency responsible for keeping the lights on in California is taking steps to prepare for a second year without power from San Onofre.
San Diego Unified removed solar panels that posed a potential fire risk from 24 schools. But, the district plans to add new solar panels at 15 more.
It's not often that scientists get grants to take chances, but three San Diego researchers have won awards that will allow them to do just that.
Some North County voters will find three education bonds on their November ballot. Some anti-tax groups are digging in their heels.
Californians will soon have a completely paperless way to register to vote.