Stories for March 22, 2013
A lot of fanfare followed last November's election, when the number of women in the U.S. Senate surged to 20 -- more than ever before.
SANTEE (CNS) - A Cajon Park Elementary School student was facing a possible felony charge today for allegedly sending menacing text messages to two female classmates.
It’s hard to imagine that an artist visiting San Diego would forgo the beaches and sunshine to spend most of his time in a small dark room. But that’s exactly what San Francisco-based artist James Chronister will be doing for the next month. KPBS culture reporter Angela Carone visits the artist at the Lux Art Institute.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane has landed on a San Diego highway after its engine lost power. No injuries are reported.
A variety of systems tests by its builder have been completed on the USNS Montford Point -- a first-of-its-kind logistics ship named for black recruits whose service in World War II led to the desegregation of the U.S Marine Corps, Navy officials said today.
Doctors and hospital administrators in parts of the country that are heavy Medicare spenders can relax their grips on their prescription pads and billing computers.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Friday that it will close 149 air traffic control towers from April 7 due to budget constraints. The number announced is 40 fewer than the FAA originally planned to close in response to the federal government's budget sequestration, as Reuters reports:
Feeding toddlers can be a challenge, so it's easy to see the lure of prepackaged favorites like mac and cheese. But many of those foods deliver startlingly high amounts of sodium, some with three times more than recommended in a single serving, according to a new survey.
The unemployment rate in San Diego County was 8.6 percent in January, up from a revised 8.2 percent in December, but below the 9.5 percent figure from January 2012, the state Employment Development Department announced today.
Gay marriage opponents say they're protecting women and children first.
Drug-sniffing dogs, those cute bellwethers of illegal activity, are dropping Marijuana from their repertoire in Washington state.
A 61-year-old French man on a US Airways flight out of Philadelphia almost got an upgrade by playing pilot.
Case studies document academic gains in high schools where learning is linked to careers.