Stories for April 7, 2006
opens with a 1985 home video of a man stating that he's the ghost of Daniel Johnston, and that he's going to tell us about his "condition" and the "other world." Then the film cuts to a concert announcer in 2001 introducing Daniel Johnston, an overweight, gray haired man, as the "best singer songwriter alive today."
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San Diego's Center City Development Corporation held the first in a series of five workshops on redevelopment plans for the Navy Broadway Pier downtown. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
A Superior Court judge has issued a tentative ruling supporting San Diego County's income limit for people to qualify for free medical services. Advocates for the poor argue the threshold is unfair. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
The editors gather at the roundtable for opinions on the week's news. This week, the race for the 50th Congressional District is heating up, Senators on Capitol Hill have reached a compromise on illegal immigration legislation, Mayor Jerry Sanders released his plan for the Torrey Pines Golf Course, and Fire Chief Jeff Bowman has announced his resignation.
Efforts to pass immigration reform collapsed in the Senate today (FRIDAY). California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein says the setback is tragic. Jill Morrison reports from Capitol Hill.
The latest new library in San Diego, the Otay Mesa/Nestor library, opened its doors Friday. It's the forth in an ambitious program to rebuild or refurbish more than 20 branch libraries city wide. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.