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Stories for January 13, 2006

Sanders' speech, new city councilmen, Samuel Alito

Jan. 13, 2006
By Gloria Penner and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The editors gather at the roundtable for opinions on Mayor Sanders' State of the City address, newly elected city councilmen, and Samuel Alito's confirmation hearings.

Few Mexican expatriates registered to vote

Jan. 13, 2006
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Sunday is the deadline for Mexican expatriates to register to vote in their country's presidential election this July. It's the first time Mexicans living outside the country will be allowed to vote. But only a small number have registered. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.

Reactions to Sanders state of the city speech

Jan. 13, 2006
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders delivered his first state of the city address last night. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Former pension board members ordered to stand trial

Jan. 13, 2006
By Amita Sharma and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A San Diego judge ordered six former pension board members today to stand trial on conflict-of-interest charges. The six participated in a vote in 2002 that helped create a nearly $2 billion deficit in the city's retirement system which in turn has caused a cut in city services and layoffs. KPBS Reporter Amita Sharma has more.