Stories for April 4, 2006
In my experience, the first time the question about work comes up is when a child is between age 4 and 6,. She doesn't want you to go, and so she asks, "Mommy, do you have to go to work?"
Organizers of an immigration reform march planned for this Sunday in San Diego hope the event galvanizes Latinos around the county as a political force. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
San Diego's Fire chief is stepping down. Jeff Bowman submitted his letter of resignation Tuesday morning. He says he's leaving the department because San Diego's ongoing fiscal problems will not allow the city to properly finance the fire department.
Low-income San Diegans with a good driving record can now get a break on auto insurance. An affordable state-sponsored car insurance program has been expanded to include San Diego and seven other California counties. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
A new survey out finds a majority of Americans are worried about global warming and want the government to address the problem.
Harvard neurobiologist Dr. Margaret Livingstone talks about her research into how the brain processes works of art. Her book is called Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing.
Ashley Walker remembers when the San Diego Police Department had no protocols and procedures in dealing with domestic violence. Thanks to her help, the SDPD has one of the largest specialized Domestic Violence Units in the country.
Voice of San Diego.org reporter, Will Carless, spent five days living with a group of undocumented migrant workers in a Carmel Valley canyon. He shares his stories with These Days host, Tom Fudge.
The Pentagon's air is now being protected by a system developed by a San Diego company. If successful, Novatron Incorporated's new technology may be used in other facilities worldwide.KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.
Professor Jean Twenge has completed her research into GenMe - a generation of young people who are confident and ambitious, yet depressed and lonely. Host Tom Fudge speaks to Twenge and gets reactions from a therapist and a GenMe graduate student.
What's it like to be a princess in 2006? Tom Fudge finds out by speaking with Princess Martha Louise of Norway about the role of royalty in modern society.
San Diego's Fire chief is stepping down. Jeff Bowman submitted his letter of resignation this morning. He says he's leaving the department because San Diego's ongoing fiscal problems will not allow the city to properly finance the fire department. Bowman has been fire chief since 2002.