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State Outlines Ebola Quarantine Rules; 3 In San Diego County Being Monitored

Oct. 29
By KPBS and Associated Press

California health officials left it up to county officers to decide how to monitor people returning from Ebola-stricken areas. So far there are no reported or confirmed cases of Ebola in California, but 19 people are being monitored in the state.

    National News

  • Why Deflation Is Such A Big Worry For Europe

    Oct. 31
    By Jim Zarroli / NPR
    Why Deflation Is Such A Big Worry For Europe

    Some of the weakest countries, such as Spain and Italy, are experiencing a broad drop in incomes and asset values. Deflation is a painful process that can be hard to reverse once it starts.

  • Look Here: Phone App Checks Photos For Eye Disease

    Oct. 31
    By Joe Palca / NPR
    Look Here: Phone App Checks Photos For Eye Disease

    Bryan Shaw showed it was possible to detect early signs of eye cancer from a family photo album. Now, he and his research team have made an iPhone app.

  • Virus Sleuths Chip Away At Ebola Mysteries

    Oct. 31
    By Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR
    Virus Sleuths Chip Away At Ebola Mysteries

    Big questions have bedeviled virus hunters for 38 years: Why do people differ in their response to Ebola? Is it becoming more or less dangerous? There's now more evidence about who gets sick and why.

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    Arts & Living

  • Why Do We Love To Be Scared?

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    Oct. 30
    Midday Edition
    Why Do We Love To Be Scared?

    Halloween is big business. In addition to people spending millions on costumes, decorations and candy, 35 million people are estimated to attend some kind of haunted attraction. But if you think Disney Haunted Mansion is typical of what’s available, think again.

  • New Film Shows How Veterans Heal Through Humor

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    Oct. 28
    Midday Edition

    This story was updated at 11:04 a.m.

    New Film Shows How Veterans Heal Through Humor

    What happens when five wounded veterans team up with A-list comedians? The new documentary "Comedy Warriors" shows how humor helps veterans recover from physical and emotional scars of war.

  • Group Marches To Protest CHE Café Eviction

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    Oct. 28
    By Angela Carone
    Group Marches To Protest CHE Café Eviction

    The protesters delivered a petition to UCSD Chancellor Pradeep Khosla to save the CHE Café. Last week a judge ruled in favor of UCSD after it sued the collective that runs the café for refusing to vacate the building.

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    Community Events

  • Halloween Events

    Halloween Events

    Haunted Hotel, Scream Zone and Monster Bash... Oh my! KPBS.org/halloween has plenty of hair-raising events for thrill seekers. See what’s happening this October!

  • Jake Shimabukuro

    Promotional photo of ukulele sensation, Jake Shimabukuro.

    Declared by Rolling Stone as a “musical hero,” ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro has earned comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis.

  • Coronado Playhouse Presents 'Spamalot'

    Promotional flyer for Coronado Playhouse's "Spamalot."

    "Spamalot" is a Broadway spectacle following the medieval heroes on a quest that includes a bevy of beautiful show girls, killer rabbits, and a disco dancing Lancelot. Many of the side-splitting laughs you loved in the movie are recreated on stage.

  • Oceanside Museum Of Art Presents 'Neil Shingley: Invisible People'

    Promotional graphic for the "Neil Shigley: Invisible People" exhibition, November 1, 2014 - February 15, 2015.  Courtesy of Oceanside Museum of Art.

    The exhibit focuses on select works Shigley has created which document San Diego’s homeless, a group often hidden and forgotten. He captures the incredible character that life on the streets has given these individuals, many from his neighborhood.

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  • Ira Glass At The Balboa Theatre

    Promotional photo of Ira Glass, host of "This American Life." Courtesy of Stuart Mullenberg

    Join today or renew your KPBS membership and get tickets to see Ira Glass live at the Balboa Theatre on November 22, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Ira Glass is the host and creator of the public radio program "This American Life."

  • 'A Salute to Vienna' Live At The Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall

    Promotional photo for "A Salute To Vienna." See the live concert on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. at The Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall.

    Join or renew your KPBS membership and get tickets to "A Salute To Vienna," a live concert on New Year's Day, January 1, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.

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