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Stories for April 21, 2006

American Dreamz

April 21
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

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The Notorious Bettie Page

April 21
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Filmmaker Mary Harron became interested in the life of Bettie Page when she discovered that the fifties pin up queen was still alive but no longer allowed photos to be taken of her. For more than a decade, Harron kept the Page story on the back burner, waiting for the right elements to come together. And eventually they did. Guinevere Turner (writer-director of

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

April 21
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Local Real Estate, Gas Prices, Aguirre vs. Sanders

April 21
By Dwane Brown and KPBS Public Broadcasting

This week, the local real estate market is continuing to cool down, local gas prices hit an all-time high, and City Attorney Mike Aguirre voiced his opposition to Mayor Jerry Sanders' financial recovery plan.

Local police get immigration enforcement authority

April 21
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

There's a new immigration enforcement strategy that allows local agencies to enforce federal laws. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.

Pendleton Marines and Sailors celebrate Earth Day

April 21
By Beth Ford Roth and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Earth Day is Saturday. But Marines and Sailors at Camp Pendleton got a head start on the celebration today.

Sanders lets the Chargers shop around

April 21
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders has announced he will ask the city council for a resolution allowing the Chargers to look for land for a new stadium outside the city. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Expert perspective on immigration policy, trends

April 21
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Everyone agrees that jobs pull illegal immigrants to the United States. But what factors are pushing people to leave Mexico and causing the number of illegal immigrants in the United States to swell? KPBS reporter Amy Isackson spoke with Wayne Cornelius who directs the Center for Comparative Immigration studies at the University of California San Diego.

Navy Broadway Complex needs a theme

April 21
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The second public workshop on the proposed Navy Broadway Complex is Saturday. Public comment is divided over whether the park on the site should highlight the Navy's presence or reflect broader civic themes. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.