The legislation was passed in December as a first step to close a deficit estimated at $42 billion over the next 18 months. It has been held up as Democratic leaders and the Republican governor
attempted to negotiate a deal that can win Schwarzenegger's signature.
The Democrats say they've given Schwarzenegger 75 percent of what he's demanded in additional budget cuts and economic stimulus proposals.
But they say the governor seems to be getting cold feet about signing the legislation even with those concessions.
Republican lawmakers and anti-tax groups sued Tuesday to block the Democratic package. They contend it's illegal because it includes tax increases passed without two-thirds votes, as required
by the state Constitution.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
SANDAG began removing call boxes along urban highways throughout the San Diego region this month and will continue to do so through June, reflecting a decrease in call volume due to the increase in cell phone ownership.
Authorities today announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.