Stories for June 6, 2006
To every one of you children out there: this is a letter from a father, any and every father. A father you may have had. A father that, over the years, might have had some trouble expressing himself to you. This is written for him, from his heart to yours, with some universal sentiments that are too often left unsaid.
David Seltzer's desire for yet another paycheck combined with the irresistible release date of 6-6-06, seem to have prompted Hollywood to revisit
San Diego Regional Airport Authority has finally settled on a site for a possible new international airport to put before the voters in November. And the winner is, not unexpectedly, Miramar. However the decision remains highly controversial. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
People across the country are keeping an eye on the election in San Diego's 50th Congressional district today.
Tim Harford explains the economics behind topics as diverse as used car sales, Starbucks coffee, supermarket products, third world poverty and poker. The author of The Undercover Economist and a Dear Economist column joins host Tom Fudge.
Host Tom Fudge speaks to County Registrar of Voters Mikel Haas about how things are going at the local polling stations so far. Tom also talks to Professor Frank Baber about the projected voter turnout, and the impact of the seemingly endless election cycle that local voters have experienced over the last couple years.
San Diego County Sheriff's deputies and United States immigration agents have forged an unusual partnership. In a controversial move, they've joined forces to patrol the City of Vista. KPBS Border Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
The San Diego city council will NOT be changing as a result of Tuesday's election. KPBS Reporter Erik Anderson has details.
Two hospital bonds were on the ballot in San Diego County. And while the one for North County's Tri-City Hospital went down to defeat, East County's Grossmont Hospital bond passed with flying colors. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
Democrat Bob Filner is likely headed back to Washington after defeating Juan Vargas in the race for the democratic nomination in the 51st congressional district. KPBS Reporter Erik Anderson has details.
Nationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Sherri Roberts performs in studio and talks with Tom Fudge about searching for the obscure and forgotten jazz standards. She has a new CD called The Sky Could Send You. Sherri Roberts has just signed with San Diego based label Pacific Coast Jazz.
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority recommends joint-use at Miramar for the region's new airport site. Tom Fudge talks to the chair of the Airport Authority, an official from Miramar and These Days listeners to get reactions.