Stories for February 13, 2006
Legalizing marijuana has been in the news lately, but what other drugs are people concerned about? Tom Fudge finds out how people are getting, using, and becoming addicted to alcohol and drugs in San Diego.
Most San Diegans are opposed to the County Board of Supervisors' attempts to overturn California's medical marijuana law. That's one of the findings from the latest KPBS/Competitive Edge Research Poll. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
The city of San Diego's newest top executive will be responsible for overseeing disaster preparedness. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
The state's already stepped in to help pay for needy Californians' medications in the wake of problems with the new federal drug program. But advocates for the poor say other problems are emerging. Sacramento reporter Jeny O'Mara has more.
The San Diego Organizing Project is spearheading the signature-gathering efforts for a statewide initiative that would tax tobacco to fund health care programs. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.
San Diego County's Airport Authority Monday looked at the financial consequences of building a supplemental airport in North County. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.
Who takes care of all the flowers, plants, and trees of Balboa Park? Host Tom Fudge speaks with Balboa Park's new horticulturist about keeping the park green.
The No Child Left Behind Act has made music education core curriculum in public schools. Tom Fudge speaks with local organizers about the state of music education in San Diego as well as innovative programs that help keep the arts alive under the current budget constraints.