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Review: 'A Scanner Darkly'

July 14, 2006
By Beth Accomando

When writer-director Richard Linklater first thought about making "Waking Life," he raised this question: How do you make a film about something that most likely happens entirely in the mind? That question could also apply to his latest film, "A Scanner Darkly."

You, Me and Dupree

July 14, 2006
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Owen Wilson wrote, along with Wes Anderson, the first film that brought both of them critical attention,

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

July 14, 2006
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Homeless vets receive weekend of free services

July 14, 2006
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Hundreds of homeless veterans in San Diego have beds, hot meals and medical care this weekend. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps has more on an annual event that aims to get homeless vets back on their feet.

City finances, Guantanamo, national deficit

July 14, 2006
By Gloria Penner and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The editors gather at the roundtable for opinions on Kroll Inc's delayed reports, the mayor's plan to retain more police, the Supreme Court decision on detainee rights, and projections of a reduced national budget deficit.

Children in Latino communities suffering numerous disparities

July 14, 2006
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A new report shows children in San Diego County's most heavily Latino communities are more likely to live in poverty and are less prepared to go to college. The study comes from the advocacy group Children Now. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.

Condo sales tied to alleged TJ money laundering

July 14, 2006
By Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Federal authorities have blocked the sale of three condos in Chula Vista. The properties are tied to a man suspected of running a Tijuana money laundering ring. Authorities claim Lorenzo Arce used the companies as a front to launder drug money for the Arellano Felix Drug Cartel.