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Stories for April 28, 2006

United 93

April 28
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Telling a story about 9/11 is tricky. For some the events will always be too painful to revisit. For others it is so politically charged that anything that doesn't wave a patriotic flag will be deemed inappropriate. And for others still, it seems a story that can't be told effectively. British filmmaker Paul Greengrass approaches the events of that tragic day with respect and with a desire to capture what that moment in history felt like.

Hard Candy

April 28
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

David Slade's

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

April 28
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Chargers plan, service-level agreements, immigrant boycott

April 28
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

This week, the City of San Diego is buzzing about the Mayor's proposal to let the Chargers talk to other cities within the county about building a new stadium, the County Grand Jury releases a report describing how the city's use of service-level agreements basically amounts to a hidden tax and, we talk about the boycott for immigrant rights that will take place on May 1.

Boycot could impact nation's economy

April 28
By Erik Anderson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Plans for a nationwide boycott Monday could cost the nation's economy. One workplace analyst says the impact could be amplified in Southern California. KPBS Reporter Erik Anderson has more.

City hires analyst to help assess proposed budget

April 28
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

For the first time, the city of San Diego has an independent budget analyst to help the council and the public assess the mayor's budget proposal. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more on Andrea Tevlin's report, released today.