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Stories for December 9, 2005

Thousands gather for farm labor appreciation

Dec. 9
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Thirty-five hundred farm workers gathered in Calexico early Friday at the 26th Annual Farm Worker Appreciation Breakfast. The event was sponsored by the Calexico Employment Development Department which helps unemployed workers find jobs. KPBS Producer Ana Tintocalis has more.

School counseling is hot topic at forum

Dec. 9
By Beth Ford Roth and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Taking care of the emotional needs of children in poverty was a major focus of a forum Friday on school counseling at the University of San Diego. Participants looked at the state of school counseling in San Diego County. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has the story.

Medical marijuana law may be overturned

Dec. 9
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors' decision to try to overturn California's medical marijuana law has some people scratching their heads. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.