Stories by Alison St John
Long deployments are just one of the additional challenges military families face when it comes to keeping their finances straight. Nearly a third of those surveyed in new report are still resorting to high-interest pay day loans, or fall prey to predatory lending practices that trap them in a cycle of debt.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving is designated Small Business Saturday, a day created by American Express to encourage shoppers to buy local. In San Diego, many businesses are hoping shoppers will spend money at their stores.
Veterans now make up almost 30 percent of the federal workforce and not surprisingly, 45 percent of Defense Department employees nationwide are veterans.
A state audit shows hundreds of millions of federal dollars in veteran employment programs have resulted in only a few hundred jobs in California.
The Poway City Council has decided not to reinstate its red-light camera program.
Oceanside to consider banning the sale of puppies from pet stores.
We have the county's top law enforcement officials joining us to discuss the latest round of prison realignment with news that as many as 800 inmates may be released from state custody to county custody. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore and Chief Probation Officer Mack Jenkins weigh in with their concerns as we learn some of these prisoners may have been violent or sex offenders.
Bath salts is the name given a designer drug that got dozens of sailors expelled from the navy last year, and landed some users in the emergency room. Now researchers at the Scripps Research Institute have discovered the drug is more addictive than methamphetamine.