Stories for October 23, 2013
The City Council took the first steps Wednesday toward developing regulations for the burgeoning food truck industry in San Diego, in an effort to balance competing interests of truck operators, restaurateurs and residents.
With the purchase of a new apartment building, San Diego State University adds more space to its on-campus housing.
The 16-day federal government shutdown has caused a month-long delay in the release of California’s Bay Delta conservation plan.
Park officials said the dolphin named "T.J"' was fitted with a tracking device and released Oct. 8. near a pod of dolphins, about 20 pounds heavier than after being treated in May.
Home price appreciation during the third-quarter grew by double digits compared to a year ago, according to new data.
California’s Homeowner Bill of Rights is nearly a year old and both banks and groups representing distressed homeowners say the legislation intended to help distressed mortgage holders is a bit of a mixed bag.
The U.S. performance on the global stage has looked a little rocky in the past few weeks.
A 3-year-old girl born in Mississippi with HIV acquired from her mother during pregnancy remains free of detectable virus at least 18 months after she stopped taking antiviral pills.
When he read about the technical failures plaguing HealthCare.gov, Mike Bracken said it felt like a real-life version of the movie Groundhog Day.
President Obama is putting former CEO Jeff Zients in charge of the "tech surge" -- the administration's emergency effort to fix the glitchy web portal at the heart of the federal government's new health care market. But what about the contractors that built the system? What's their responsibility?
The U.S. Navy's first "supercarrier" is being sold for just 1 cent to a ship breaker.
The Obama administration has entered full damage-control mode over the balky website intended to enroll people in new health plans under the Affordable Care Act.
How badly did the recent fiscal fight go for the GOP?
The number of Californians left without unemployment insurance checks for weeks because of computer problems was significantly higher than previously thought.
It’s a great literary mystery: who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, questions over the authorship of the plays and poems have persisted. Mark Twain, Sigmund Freud, Charlie Chaplin and Orson Welles are among the many famous figures who doubted that a grain-dealer from Stratford-Upon-Avon was England’s “Star of Poets.” Derek Jacobi leads a cast featuring literary experts and actors Vanessa Redgrave and Mark Rylance in a quest to uncover the truth about an elusive author and discovers a forgotten nobleman whose story could rewrite history.
Those four words loomed large in 2008, as a crisis in the banking world threatened the global economy. Fears that the failure of large financial institutions would undermine the entire economic system led Congress to step in, passing a $700 billion bailout package.
Matthew Cordle, whose "I killed a man" confession on YouTube went viral in September, has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for driving drunk and causing an accident that killed a 61-year-old man in Ohio on June 22.
Fallout from the government shutdown and budget crisis continues to rain down on Republicans.
A top White House national security aide who was secretly going on Twitter to insult other Obama administration officials and politicians from both major parties, and to question the policies he had been helping develop, is apologizing.
A planned buffer zone between future housing and the Solar Turbines Inc. plant north of downtown San Diego will be discussed by city's development arm Wednesday
City staff is scheduled Wednesday to give an update on their progress in developing an ordinance to restrict the use of plastic bags at retail outlets in San Diego.
In Detroit on Wednesday, a federal trial begins that will determine whether that city is eligible for the nation's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy.
President Obama Tuesday appointed one of his top management gurus, Jeffrey Zeints, to head the team working to fix what ails Healthcare.gov, the troubled website that's supposed to allow residents of 36 states enroll in coverage under the Affordable Care Act.