Stories by Amita Sharma
In June, about 18 months after a radioactive leak took the San Onofre Power Plant offline, the plant's operator announced the reactor would shut down permanently. Now the debate is over who will pick up the tab, where replacement power will come from and what will happen to the radioactive waste left on site.
No doubt the biggest story in San Diego this year was the sexual harassment scandal that lead to the political demise of former Mayor Bob Filner.
NSA surveillance put the FBI on the trail of four Somali men in San Diego, who were convicted of aiding terrorists. And that news set their lawyers in pursuit of a new trial.
By most accounts, California's death penalty process takes too long and costs too much, but public safety groups in San Diego County believe there might be a way to fix the state's broken death penalty process.
Defense lawyers argued secrecy surrounding NSA surveillance hindered discovery and violated Fourth Amendment rights of the defendants, found guilty of aiding terrorist group. Three of the four men are scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
We discuss what prompted U.S. officials to issue a worldwide travel advisory warning Americans of the potential for terrorist attacks. Congressman Scott Peters joins us by phone from Israel and in studio, we'll hear from an expert on the Middle East and terrorism.
New four-bed shelter offers girls therapy, academics and "life skills."