Stories for January 3, 2006
I heard from an old family friend when I sent her a copy of the last essay. She was pleased with my writing, liked my picture and sent me an email telling me so. In the email, she also said the picture showed that I "seemed to have gained a little weight.?
The field of candidates running to replace former congressman Randy Cunningham is growing. An eighth Republican formally announced his candidacy for the 50th District Monday. KPBS reporter Alison St. John has more.
This past Sunday, millions of older Americans gained access to government-subsidized prescription drugs with the long-awaited expansion of Medicare, the biggest expansion of the plan in its forty year history.
You could owe the state hundreds of dollars in taxes and not even know it. As tax time nears, state officials are spreading the word about "use taxes." These are the taxes you're supposed to pay for online purchases. From Sacramento, Tamara Keith has the story.
One of San Diego's most unique assets is its canyons. And the Canyonlands Committee of San Diego Civic Solutions argues we need to protect canyons as a crucial part of our landscape and ecology.
Eight out of ten adults suffer from back pain. For some, it comes from the way they walk, for others, the way they sit. We talk about healing the root pain rather than temporary relief.
The Imperial Valley's economy continues to boom, more shopping centers are opening their doors, and housing is on the rise. We talk about the Imperial Valley and the new issues it faces.
The Mexican Consulate in San Diego has condemned the use of lethal force against an 18-year-old Mexican youth who was shot near the border last Friday after allegedly throwing stones at a border patrol officer. KPBS reporter Alison St. John has more.