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Stories for June 8, 2006

Clean

June 8
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

In addition to playing Jackie Chan's romantic interest in a half dozen films Maggie Cheung has been a luminous object of desire in

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

June 8
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

1/3 less lifeguards on beach patrol

June 8
By Joanne Faryon and KPBS Public Broadcasting

There will be fewer lifeguards patrolling state beaches in San Diego county this month. The parks department say they're cutting lifeguard staff by about a third because of budget restraints. KPBS reporter Joanne Faryon has more.

San Diegans asked to join Miramar airport debate

June 8
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Now that the San Diego Regional Airport Authority has settled on joint use of Miramar as the best bet for the international airport of the future, the public debate begins in earnest. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Filmmakers explore the city of factories surrounding Tijuana

June 8
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Host Tom Fudge talks with filmmakers Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre about their new documentary, Maquilapolis.

School board and college district races face runoff

June 8
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The top vote-getters in San Diego's school board and community college district races will face a runoff election in November. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

San Diego gets a break in a big lawsuit and Children's museum takes off

June 8
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Tom Fudge speaks with City Attorney Mike Aguirre about the latest news in a lawsuit that could cost San Diego 150 million dollars. Also, he talks with the director of the San Diego Children's museum about progress in the long-awaiting construction of a downtown facility.

Top school board candidates face election run-off

June 8
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The top vote-getters in San Diego's school board and community college district races will face a runoff election in November. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

City settles $173-million pension lawsuit

June 8
By Kpbs and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The city of San Diego has settled one of a dozen lawsuits involving the pension fund scandal. Mayor Sanders joined City Attorney Mike Aguirre and Council President Scott Peters to announce that the city will pay $173-million into the fund.

Looking for something to do this weekend?

June 8
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

These Days host Tom Fudge talks with AnnaMaria Stephens and Anders Wright about the best bets for your weekend itinerary.

How sustainable is San Diego?

June 8
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego ranks as the 17th most sustainable big city in the United States according to the non-partisan group SustainLane.com. Tom Fudge finds out more about the study and San Diego's ranking.

High Tech High students author book on San Diego Bay

June 8
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

For the third year in a row, grade eleven students from High Tech High are authoring a book on the San Diego Bay. Tom Fudge speaks with one of the teachers, and a few of the students who wrote last year's version of Perspective of San Diego Bay: A Field Guide.