Stories for April 28, 2006
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.
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.
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.
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.