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Stories for April 25, 2006

Happy Mother's Day, Mom

April 25
KPBS Commentaries

She had nine children. She wrote my name on the mat I slept on in nursery school. She took me to Winsberg's clothing store to get my school uniform shirts. She taught me how to pray, and gave me an idea of whom to pray for, including myself.

KPBS Commentaries

April 25
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Emerging star of the opera world performs in studio

April 25
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

At just 35 years old, Mlada Khudoley has become one of the leading sopranos of her generation. She and her sister, who is an accomplished harpist, join host Tom Fudge in studio.

Controversial decision delayed by SD City Council

April 25
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The San Diego city council has put off, yet again, a controversial decision on whether to pay the legal bills for former elected officials fighting conflict of interest charges. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Baja California's Sec. of Public Security ambushed

April 25
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Baja California's Secretary of Public Security was ambushed in downtown Mexicali this morning. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.

Expired fast-pass border cards OK to use

April 25
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Federal officials are not going to meet their deadline to renew more than 25,000 expired fast-pass border crossing cards. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.

State Superintendent recognizes 20 SD schools

April 25
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Twenty elementary schools in San Diego County have been recognized as distinguished schools in California. State Superintendent Jack O'Connell released his annual list of top-notch public schools today. One school that made the list is KIPP-Adelante Academy in downtown San Diego. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis explains why:

Jurors in CA terror trial unable to reach verdict

April 25
By Marianne Russ and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Jurors considering terror-related charges against a Sacramento man accused of attending a terrorist camp say they can't reach a verdict. But, as Marianne Russ reports, the judge in the case has asked them to keep trying.

Controversial decision gets delayed by SD City Council

April 25
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The San Diego city council has put off, yet again, a controversial decision on whether to pay the legal bills for former elected officials fighting conflict of interest charges. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Iranian Composer and Musician Plays These Days

April 25
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Hafez Nazeri is one of Iran's most influential musicians and admired new composers. He is the son of legendary Persian classical vocalist Shahram Nazeri, and father and son will perform this weekend at the California Center for the Arts. Today, Hafez Nazeri performs live in the These Days studios.

Schwarzenegger questions high gas prices

April 25
By Erik Anderson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wants state officials to investigate possible price gouging in the gasoline marketplace. KPBS Reporter Erik Anderson has details.

Schwarzenegger requests inquiry into gas price-gouging

April 25
By Marianne Russ and KPBS Public Broadcasting

We're not the only ones experiencing sticker shock at the pump. Governor Schwarzenegger says he's asked the California Energy Commission to look into possible price-gouging in the state.

Amazing new music from composer Osvaldo Golijov

April 25
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Argentinean composer Osvaldo Golijov talks with host Tom Fudge about his new 11-song cycle called Ayre, which he composed for superstar soprano Dawn Upshaw.

Nortec Collective reflect on their music and Tijuana

April 25
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The ebb and flow of people and products across the U.S. Mexico border shapes the cultural landscape of San Diego as well as Tijuana. It has also shaped a group of electronic musicians known as the Nortec Collective.