Stories for April 26, 2006
Local labor officials are outraged that more than 200 support staffers working for the San Diego Unified School District have lost their jobs. The education board voted yesterday to cut positions that keep city campuses clean and running smoothly. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis has the details.
Malcolm Stumpf is a ninth grader at Cortez Hill Charter School in San Diego. He is the star of the new independent film Wild Tigers I Have Known. Host Tom Fudge talks with Malcolm and his mother, Cindy, about making the film and film curator Neil Kendricks shares his response to the film and Malcolm's performance.
These Days host Tom Fudge talks with AnnaMaria Stephens and Anders Wright about the best bets for your weekend itinerary.
Pianist Cecil Lytle and actor Arthur Wagner join host Tom Fudge for a discussion and performance of Gershwin tunes.
San Diego Gas and Electric is asking for an exemption from air pollution laws so the firm's Palomar Energy Plant can release more smog. SDG&E's petition goes before the county's Air Pollution Control District tomorrow. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.
Is the Rotary Club just for lunching with business associates? Not if the local district governors can help it. Bob Watson and Fernando Favela join Tom Fudge to discuss the changing image of the Rotary Club and the work Rotarians are doing to make an impact in the region.
How do you feel about the idea of building a new stadium for the Chargers in Chula Vista or Oceanside? Host Tom Fudge speaks to Chargers spokesman Mark Fabiani about the Mayor's proposal to let the team discuss stadium deals with other cities in San Diego County.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday it has cleaned up more than a million used tires near Mexicali in a project with its Mexican counterpart. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.