Stories for December 16, 2006
The fantasy novel
This is the week for childrens literature to hit the big screen. The E.B. Whites classic Charlottes Web (opening December 15 throughout San Diego) joins Christopher Paolinis Eragon in theaters. This time, though, Charlottes Web arrives as a live action film rather than an animated one.
Richard and Martha discuss some of the most common mispronunciations in the English language.
E. coli is back in the news. At least 71 people got sick after eating at Taco Bell. Early testing suggested tainted California produce was to blame. There was no connection, but the state's multi-billion dollar produce industry fell under scrutiny once again. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has more.