Stories for July 20, 2006
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As the Israeli army and Hezbollah continue their bloody struggle and the death toll escalates on both sides of the Israel-Lebanon border, one San Diego couple is heartbroken. For years, they hosted groups of Jews and Arabs at their home to talk peace. Now, there is just mounting despair. KPBS Radio's Gil Griffin has the story.
Political scientists in San Diego say the current Mid-East conflict is not so different from others in history. Professors gathered at San Diego State University today to share their insight with the public. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps was there.
Host Tom Fudge speaks to a representative of the San Diego Blood Bank about the public health risks associated with the county's low blood supply.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has abandoned his idea of forcing half a million elderly and disabled Medi-Cal recipients into managed care plans. The proposal was unpopular from the start. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
A downtown planning group met last night to hear details of the Navy Broadway Complex redevelopment. It was one of three public hearings left before the city gives its OK to the billion dollar Bay front project. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Local music expert, Tony Vick, is leaving town. He reminisces about the San Diego music scene and performs in studio with his band Ex Maquina.
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KPBS health reporter Kenny Goldberg talks about how health clinics are opening in retail stores across California. Ten centers are planned for San Diego.
Film Director Chris Paine talks about his documentary film