Stories by Julien Pearce
As President Obama prepares to address the nation next week on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the casualties continue to mount. Since the beginning of this year, 299 military service members have died in Afghanistan and 2,512 have suffered injuries. The Naval Medical Center in San Diego treats many of those injured.
A piece of information or a photograph posted on the web can hurt your chances to get a job, or get a date. And that negative information can stay on the Internet for years. We'll talk about new ideas to introduce some privacy to the web.
Proms are a right-of-passage for high school students. We'll look at the experience of one young woman whose school cancelled the prom because she wanted to take her girlfriend.
The U.S. Supreme Court has just extended to all the states its 2008 ruling that the right to bear arms is an individual right. What does this mean to local guns laws in California? We'll hear from pro and anti-gun advocates.
State health officials say they can find no evidence of a cancer cluster in Carlsbad. But some community residents are not satisfied with the results. They are pushing for tests of the soil at one local elementary school.
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is the worst spill in U.S. history. We'll examine the economic and environmental impact for California and San Diego, and whether the disaster is big enough to force a change in consumer behavior.