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KPBS Commentaries

Feb. 3, 2006
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Bush's speech, pension, cross-border tunnel

Feb. 3, 2006
By Gloria Penner and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Host Gloria Penner and the editors gather at the roundtable to analyze President Bush's State of the Union, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders' plan to fix the pension, and the discovery of the longest underground cross-border tunnel.

Immigration officials close clinic where King died

Feb. 3, 2006
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The Mexican health clinic in Rosarito where Coretta Scott King died has been closed. Mexican immigration officials say many of the 20 American patients did not have proper visas. Further, Baja California health officials say the clinic was not registered to provide medical services.

Study shows large pay gap in UC system

Feb. 3, 2006
By Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A study by a University of California employee union shows a big gap between the lowest and highest-paid workers in the UC system compared to the state's other public colleges. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

Pension board lawsuit goes to the Supreme Court

Feb. 3, 2006
By Amita Sharma and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Two retirees who unsuccessfully sued the San Diego County employees pension board will appeal their case to the state Supreme Court. KPBS Reporter Amita Sharma has more.