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Stories for December 8, 2006

F*CK

Dec. 8
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Last year the documentary

The Architect

Dec. 8
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Public housing is the unlikely catalyst that stirs turbulent emotions within two very different families in the new film

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Dec. 8
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Dec. 8
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

SDSU Gets Most Undergraduate Applications in CSU System

Dec. 8
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

More students have applied to San Diego State University for the next fall semester than any other California State University campus. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

Reporters Discuss Stigma of PTSD; County Decision to Cut Health Benefits; Future of Airport Authority

Dec. 8
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Veterans of the war in Iraq have reported being systematically ignored and punished for exhibiting signs of depression and/or Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. KPBS News Director Michael Marcotte talks with reporters about this story as well as the Board of Supervisors decision to cut health benefits for some retirees as well as the future of the Airport Authority.

S.D. Chamber Announces New President

Dec. 8
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce has a new president and CEO. Ruben Barrales comes directly from a job in the Bush administration. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Soldiers Face Stigma When Seeking Mental Health Care

Dec. 8
By Amita Sharma and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The U.S. military prides itself on offering enlistees a wide array of mental health services. But some returning soldiers from Iraq say getting help on base is tough because there's no privacy and the stigma of even seeking therapy remains. KPBS reporter Amita Sharma has more.

Iraq Study Group, Health Care Crisis, Chargers

Dec. 8
KPBS Public Broadcasting

This week, the editors gauge the administration's reactions to the awaited Iraq Study Group Report. They also explore the shift toward for-profit hospitals in San Diego and its impact on the uninsured. Plus, the Chargers will be able to open discussions about a new stadium with other cities in three weeks. How will San Diego cope with these pressing issues?

Health Officials Hesitant to Link E. Coli to CA Produce

Dec. 8
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting

California-grown green onions may be tied to an E. Coli outbreak at several Taco Bell restaurants on the East Coast. But state health officials say it would be premature to link California produce to that outbreak. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps explains.

Viruses Found in Ocean Waters

Dec. 8
By Erik Anderson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego State University researchers found harmful viruses in ocean waters along the county's southern coast.