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Council Members Tackle Questions Of Race Relations, Community Involvement

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The Black Student Justice Coalition asked a council committee for reviews of police "abuses" and data collection. They also asked council members to strengthen the San Diego Citizens' Review Board on Police Practices.

Another Bomb Threat Made Against San Ysidro High School

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For the sixth time this month, a bogus bomb threat was made against San Ysidro High School Wednesday.

Flu Deaths Ahead Of Last Year's Pace

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The death toll in San Diego County from influenza- related causes this flu season is up to 19, with 11 people dying from the illness last week.

County Approves Hybrid Vehicle Incentive Program For Taxi Drivers

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Under the plan, taxi owners would receive a rebate of between $3,500 and $4,000 from the Air Pollution Control District after purchasing a hybrid, plug-in or alternative fuel vehicle. The owners would also pay reduced airport fees for converting to alternative fuel vehicles.

San Diego Unified Board Pledges Balanced Budget, No Layoffs

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Superintendent Cindy Marten will now have to come up with a plan to fulfill an ambitious pledge to reduce class sizes, ramp up counseling support and services for students who are learning English without reducing staff or using proceeds from real estate sales as the district has in past years.

Report: San Diego Fire Hasn't Implemented Improvements

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Nearly four years after a respected consultant issued recommendations for improving the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, few of the ideas have been carried out.

Judge OKs San Diego's $120M Infrastructure Bond

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After months of legal delays, a judge cleared the way for the city of San Diego to issue a $120 million bond to pay for infrastructure projects.


Boy Goes Home After Getting San Diego's First Pediatric Heart Transplant

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Eric Montaño suffered from restrictive cardiomyopathy, which stiffened the walls of his heart and kept the organ from filing with blood properly.

Cap Set On Donations To San Diego County Candidates

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Pending a second vote, the limits would be $25,000 for supervisors races by district and $50,000 for countywide offices.

San Diego's Social Service Agencies Get $16M In Grants

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The funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is intended to provide housing and services to the area's homeless population.

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