Stories for April 10, 2006
The Special Election for the 50th Congressional District takes place on Tuesday April 11th. Tom Fudge finds out who the candidates are and what issues are leading the agenda.
Why are addictive painkillers being called the new heroin? Tom Fudge discovers how serious the problem of addiction to painkillers is in San Diego, and what can be done to curb the crisis.
San Diego County's Airport Authority today looked at what changes need to be made to Lindbergh Field so it can best serve passengers over the next ten years. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has the story.
San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders says he plans to sell $500 million in pension obligation bonds over the next two years to plug the pension deficit hole. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Scientists say heart disease is caused by a combination of genetics and environmental factors. But more researchers link viral and bacterial infections with heart disease and heart failure. We speak with two local heart specialists about the link with infections.
San Diego City attorney Mike Aguirre says he will ask the County Grand Jury to expand its investigation into the city's use of water and wastewater enterprise funds to pay for the ongoing investigation by Kroll Incorporated.
San Diego voters living in the 50TH Congressional district vote today on who will complete the unfinished term of convicted congressman Randy Duke Cunningham. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Rallies are expected in more than 120 cities across the United States, drawing more than two million people. Yesterday in San Diego an estimated 50,000 rallied from Balboa Park to the County Administration Building downtown.