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Stories for April 4, 2006

Tales of A Working Mother: Why We Work

April 4
By Angela Carone and KPBS Commentaries

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?"

KPBS Commentaries

April 4
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Immigration reform march planned for Sunday

April 4
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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 stepping down

April 4
By Erik Anderson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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 offered affordable auto insurance

April 4
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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.

Majority of Americans worried about global garming

April 4
By Beth Ford Roth and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A new survey out finds a majority of Americans are worried about global warming and want the government to address the problem.

Is Mona Lisa smiling or are your eyes playing tricks on you?

April 4
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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.

Activist recognized for work in domestic violence

April 4
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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 reporter lived in migrant camp for a week

April 4
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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.

Pentagon's air protected by system by SD Company

April 4
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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.

SDSU professor documents Generation Me

April 4
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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.

Martha Louise of Norway explains life as a modern day princess

April 4
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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 resigns

April 4
By Kpbs and KPBS Public Broadcasting

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.