Stories for June 7, 2006
What does it mean to speak American? Ethnic diversity and regional slang give local flavor to our native tongue. In his first public television documenta
Host Tom Fudge speaks to Scott Lewis, with voiceofsandiego.org, and John Nienstedt from Competitive Edge Research about the results of yesterday's Primary Election. They discuss the congressional races in the 50th and 51st districts, the statewide propositions, and the race for Governor of California.
President George Bush said today that immigrants to the United States must learn English. According to a recent survey by the Pew Hispanic Center the majority of Latinos agree. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has details
Preschool advocates in San Diego County are saying all is not lost on Proposition 82 - the universal preschool initiative that was soundly rejected by county voters Tuesday. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders signed the city's 2007 budget Wednesday, ahead of schedule. He made the most of the small amount earmarked for deferred maintenance by spreading a little asphalt on a Point Loma street. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
California schools are skimping on PE. That's according to a new report that says more than half the public schools surveyed are not following state rules requiring that students get a minimum amount of exercise. Amanda Purcell with the nonprofit group California Center for Public Health Advocacy says kids need exercise.
These Days hears some of U.S. history's best speeches with history prof Michael Parrish.