Stories for February 6, 2006
Two San Diego councilmen Monday proposed a ban on smoking cigarettes in all beaches and parks in the city. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Should taxpayers pay for city council members' legal fees? Tom Fudge speaks with San Diego city council president, Scott Peters, about the cost of his legal bills and state of the city after his first month on the job.
San Diego County's first major new power plant project in decades has already generated electricity this year. KPBS Reporter Erik Anderson has details.
Willie Nelson is the headliner this week not at a country music concert but at the National Biodiesel Conference taking place in San Diego. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.
Activists on both sides of the immigration debate protested at a spot where day laborers gather in Vista over the weekend. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has details.
The U.S. Census Bureau reports the country's population will soon hit the 300 million mark this October. Why should we care about that figure? Host Tom Fudge and guests discuss how the quality of San Diego life will be affected.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders recently made a proposal to the city council to outsource a variety of city jobs, from trash pickup to custodial services. Host Tom Fudge speaks with two guests who have differing opinions about the proposal.
San Diego County has dropped its lawsuit in federal court challenging California's medical marijuana law. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
Tom Fudge speaks with Laura Strickler, a reporter for Capitol Hill News Connection about domestic spying, lobbying reform, and the new GOP leadership.