Stories for November 8, 2005
A couple of months ago my family attended a birthday party for one of my son's friends. I arrived toward the end of the event because I was taking some "Me" time to go to the gym and work on my novel.
Residents of two San Diego city council districts go to the polls today to choose new city council members. The seats were left vacant by former councilmen Ralph Inzunza and Michael Zucchet who resigned in July after they were convicted on public corruption charges. Tomorrow, the two men will ask a federal judge to toss out their convictions or give them a new trial. If the judge denies the request, both Zucchet and Inzunza will be sentenced the next day. KPBS Reporter Amita Sharma has more.
A group of professors at Southwestern College in Chula Vista say parents are being deceived. They say a form that lets them keep schools from giving their kids' information to military recruiters is too misleading. The professors held a "Books Not Bullets" forum on campus. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.