Stories for March 1, 2006
Does Spain rival France in culinary excellence? Food writer Anya von Bremzen discusses how Spanish cooking is a marriage of innovation, deep-rooted traditions and amazing ingredients.
Now that the City Council has approved CCDC's Community Plan, how will it be implemented? Host Tom Fudge talks to KPBS News Reporter Alison St. John about the impact the plan will have on the future of Downtown San Diego.
San Diego's downtown urban center now has a blueprint for growth over the next 25 years. The city council last night approved the Downtown Community Plan, that has been four years in the making. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Will the Real ID Act lead to more identity theft? Host Tom Fudge speaks to LA Times Reporter Evan Halper about the technological obstacles, the security risks, and the costs associated with implementing the Real ID Act.
A statewide environmental group is urging the public to support a continued moratorium on drilling for oil off the California coast. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has more.
The American Public Health Association has released its annual report on how members of Congress voted on key issues. The report gives San Diego's representatives mixed grades. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
Wikipedia has become the world's largest living reference work, written and edited by the public. Host Tom Fudge talks with Pat Neil, chief technology officer at UCSD, and Jim Jacobs, data services librarian at UCSD about the Wikipedia phenomenon.
Southern California's surf culture is rich and fascinating. A local professor created the first university class that examines surf culture, from lingo to the Aloha philosophy. Host Tom Fudge speaks with the professor about the new class.
A San Diego conservation group is asking the U.S. Attorney's office to investigate the financial relationship between two former Congressmen, a sitting Congressman and the sewage treatment company Bajagua. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has details.