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Stories for November 22, 2005

Post Election

Nov. 22, 2005
KPBS Commentaries

We San Diegans have shot ourselves in the foot often enough. With a new mayor and a fresh chance, will we just turn the city over to them again and get back to our own lives?

KPBS Commentaries

Nov. 22, 2005
KPBS Public Broadcasting

SROs on the decline in downtown San Diego

Nov. 22, 2005
By Karen Rostodha and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Historically, single room occupancy hotels have offered affordable housing to low-income individuals. These units offer cheaper rent and usually don't require security deposits, or first and last month's rent. These one-bedroom studios are designed for single people who usually can't afford to live anywhere else. But slowly SROs are disappearing from the San Diego landscape. Reporter Karen Rostodha has more.

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Fossil hunters scour Anza Borrego State Park

Nov. 22, 2005
By Erik Anderson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

California's largest state park in eastern San Diego County, Anza Borrego State Park, is a huge draw for professional and amateur paleontologists. KPBS Environmental Reporter Erik Anderson has details.

Report shows big shift expected in state's demographics

Nov. 22, 2005
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A new report from the California Budget Project predicts some major demographic shifts will affect the state between now and 2020. The report says the biggest change will be an increase in the number of Californians 65 and older. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.

Police look for more suspects in adoption ring

Nov. 22, 2005
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Tijuana police are searching for three more people who they suspect are connected to the suspected illegal cross-border adoption ring they discovered last weekend. The ring allegedly bought children in Tijuana and sold them in the United States. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.