Stories for April 27, 2006
claims a real life source of inspiration for its story of a young man who discovers a clever way of saving his family's shoe business. Charlie Price (Joel Edgerton, the young Uncle Owen from
Organizers of a May 1 boycott of businesses and schools in San Diego County announced their plans today. Their march and rally are part of a larger nationwide protest in support of providing a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.
San Diego City Council president Scott Peters has asked Mayor Jerry Sanders to reconsider the cost effectiveness of trying to roll back benefits increases, that the city attorney says were illegally granted. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
California cities and counties once again dominate the list of places in the nation with the worst air pollution. The American Lung Association's annual State of The Air report released today gives failing grades to San Diego and Imperial Counties. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.
San Diego City Schools Superintendent Carl Cohn is encouraging students to attend school this Monday - the day a nationwide boycott is scheduled by immigration advocates. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
It's the choice no one really wants to face, but San Diegans will make it this year. After decades of debate and reams of reports, the public gets to choose this fall whether to keep the San Diego Airport at Lindbergh Field, or move it. KPBS and Envision San Diego held a forum this week with representatives from the military and civilian communities. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Is there a win-win scenario for the military and the San Diego civilian community when it comes to airport expansion? On Monday, April 24, 2006, hosts Tom Fudge and Gloria Penner spoke with military brass and community leaders, taking questions from the audience about air travel, national defense, and the future of our region.