Stories for August 10, 2006
Three hundred national guard troops are mobilizing to provide extra security at three major California airports. That's in response to the arrest of 21 people last night in Britain on allegations of a terrorist plot to bomb U.S. bound air flights.
Maureen Cavanaugh speaks with internationally acclaimed composers Magnus Lindberg and Leon Kerchner as part of Summerfest Encounters on KPBS.
Pat Launer, KPBS theatre critic, suggests several options for a theatre-filled weekend, including
Travelers at San Diego's Lindbergh Field are facing long delays in the wake of the botched terrorist plot in London. Security screeners are forcing passengers to take liquids out of their carry-ons and pack them into their luggage. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps talked to people waiting at the airport.
San Diego is home to famous "UFO religions" such as Heaven's Gate in Rancho Santa Fe and the Unarius Academy of Science in El Cajon. A local author identifies these groups as part of a changing trend in religion within the U.S. today.
The security lines at San Diego's Lindbergh Field are back to normal now, but officials say to expect excessive delays again tomorrow morning. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps spoke to airport travelers who faced long waits.
Host Tom Fudge speaks to KPBS Reporter Andrew Phelps, live from Lindbergh Field, about increased security and delays.
San Diego's Muslim community is worried about a backlash after the discovery of the plan to bomb American Airliners. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
Host Tom Fudge speaks with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club about the increased number of injuries and a plan that might solve the problem.
Travelers should expect delays and stepped-up security at San Diego's Lindbergh Field this morning. This comes on news that Britain foiled a plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners. KPBS radio's Andrew Phelps is at Lindbergh Field.