These were the top stories for the week of May 2 – 8, 2011.
Faced with a growing crime wave in the 1980s, San Diego Police involved the community in crime prevention, an innovative strategy recognized around the globe for its success in fighting crime. Today, budget cuts and new priorities are leaving that approach behind.
On this day in 1918, a deadly riptide that killed 13 people — mostly wartime servicemembers — helped spur the development of San Diego’s professional lifeguards.
Embezzlement charges against two top former redevelopment officials take us behind-the-scenes as their clandestine bonus scheme built up and eventually collapsed.
Our video explainer series tackles the controversy over new rules for regulating medical marijuana.
Prosecutors say the clandestine bonus system overseen by Carolyn Y. Smith and a fellow redevelopment official amounted to embezzlement and misappropriation of public funds.
Statement: “Library usage is up. We have more people using the library than ever,” City Councilman Kevin Faulconer, referring to circulation statistics, told Channel 6 for a story that aired April 30.
Two recent deaths in southeastern San Diego neighborhoods have caused confusion and retaliatory attacks among gangs in the area, police say.
A judge says they aren’t arbitrary.
What’s the proper balance between all the features of a smartphone and its potential for breaches of privacy?
Attorneys for the two former top redevelopment officials say their clients deny the charges of embezzlement of public funds.