5 numbers to know from today’s news

August 15th, 2013 | by Brian Indrelunas | Comments

$5 billion water bond, but how much for Salton Sea?

Pelicans use an old boat dock to sun themselves at Bombay Beach at the Salton Sea on  Sept. 18, 2012. (Jay Calderon, The Desert Sun)

Photo by Jay Calderon, The Desert Sun

21-acre Knott’s Soak City sold

Cabanas surround the pool at Knott's Soak City in Palm Springs, seen in a 2011 file photo. (Jim Kresge, Special to The Desert Sun)

Photo by Jim Kresge, Special to The Desert Sun

Egypt death toll reaches 638

Egyptians mourn over the bodies of their relatives in the El-Iman mosque at Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, after the bloodiest day since its Arab Spring began. (Khalil Hamra, The Associated Press)

Photo by Khalil Hamra, The Associated Press

13 calls between teen and captor uncovered


Dow Jones falls 225 points

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the end of the trading day on Aug. 6. (Andrew Burton, Getty Images)

Photo by Andrew Burton, Getty Images

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