Stories by Natalie Walsh
Despite an ever-increasing budget deficit, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders decided not to propose a city sales tax increase. We'll find out why.
We'll explore whether the San Diego Unified School District's plan to put a parcel tax on the ballot in November will gain the support of voters.
We'll explore why San Diego County didn't apply for millions of dollars in federal stimulus money that would have put low-income people back to work.
San Diego Gas & Electric has been given the go-ahead to build the Sunrise Powerlink through the Cleveland National Forest. We'll get local reaction to the controversial decision.
What's the summer gardener to do now that July has arrived? We'll talk with garden expert Nan Sterman about getting the most out of your summer garden.
What are the hurdles to changing to new types of fuel and energy? Who should bear the costs for finding and developing alternative energy sources? As part of our monthly series on ethics in science and technology, we'll explore the benefits and costs for society of alternative energy sources.
President Barack Obama dismissed Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, after the general made critical comments about the president in a magazine article. We discuss the local impact of McChrystal's ouster, and how the move might affect combat operations in Afghanistan.
Sixty-five years after the battle of Iwo Jima, retired Sgt. John Thurman talks about his experience as one of the first Marines to hit the beaches of Iwo Jima in steel amtracs.
Antiques Roadshow is in its 14th season on PBS. We'll talk with the executive producer of the series about its continued success.
We'll examine the winners and losers in Tuesday's primary election and what the outcomes mean for San Diego County.
On election day, we'll check in with the registrar of voters to find out how the voting process is going.
Chula Vista is the second largest city in San Diego County. Voters there have lots of decisions to make this primary election. Candidates are running for mayor, city council, state assembly, and a new elected position -- city attorney. We discuss the significance of the races and talk about prop G -- which would impact building on the bayfront.
We continue our primary election coverage with a look at Chula Vista's Proposition G, and Oceanside's Prop K and City Council race.
We continue our primary election coverage with a look at San Diego's City Council District 6 and 8 races, and Proposition D, plus the race for mayor and city attorney in Chula Vista.
As part of our election coverage, we'll look at some of the county-wide races on the June 8 ballot, including the supervisors, sheriff and Prop B.
What's a border? We'll explore one of the least understood and most debated regions of the country - the border between the U.S. and Mexico - and how an artificial border impacts culture and politics.
What's the role of county government? And why do supervisors reside on the board for so long? We'll look at San Diego's County Board of Supervisors as part of our Envision series "Who's Supervising San Diego."
Can drugs make us smarter? Some students are taking drugs developed for people with cognitive deficits like ADHD to help them learn faster and remember better. As part of our monthly series on ethics and science and technology, we'll look at the social, medical, and ethical implications behind the use of smart drugs.
Memorial Day marks the start of the summer tourist season for San Diego. We'll find out how the recession has impacted local tourism and what's ahead for the summer.