Stories by Claire
A power outage in Hillcrest left 4,435 SDG&E customers without power Friday afternoon, according to the utility, but power was quickly restored.
San Diego Superior Court Judge Luis Vargas ruled Tuesday that San Diego can move forward with eliminating city pensions and implementing a 401(k)-style retirement system for most new hires.
Two months ago, California Western School of Law started the Access to Law Initiative, which places a small group of new graduates in a downtown office. The attorneys offer legal services to the poor and middle class pro bono or on a sliding scale and are mentored by professors and practicing attorneys.
Not long ago, San Diego seemed to be on the path to bankruptcy as a way out of chronic multimillion dollar deficits. Now San Diego's mayor says chronic deficits are a thing of the past here. We'll hear about the factors that have contributed to the financial meltdown in San Bernardino and whether other California cities are also headed off the financial cliff into bankruptcy.
An excessive heat warning for San Diego County's desert areas remained in effect for a second day today, when highs are forecast to climb well above 100 degrees. Over the weekend on Mount Helix a man accidentally started a fire with his weed wacker while trying to clear dry brush. We'll find out about safe practices for clearing brush or when using power tools when it's hot out.
President Barack Obama eased enforcement of immigration laws Friday, offering a chance for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to stay in the country and work. Immediately embraced by Hispanics, the extraordinary step touched off an election-year confrontation with congressional Republicans.