Stories for March 23, 2006
Sitting in the courtyard of the Prado Restaurant, Mexican filmmaker Fernando Eimbcke recalls the silly idea that inspired him to make Duck Season.
City of San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders met with President George Bush in Washington DC today to discuss immigration reform. Sanders told the President San Diego needs a secure border that allows legal crossers quick and easy access to the United States. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.
San Diego County's latest employment trends bode well for job-seekers. The San Diego Workforce Partnership's 19th annual labor market study shows that the local economy remains strong. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.
John Wooden is arguably the greatest college basketball coach ever. During the 1960s and 1970s, Wooden led UCLA to 10 NCAA Championships in 12 years. Host Tom Fudge speaks to Pat Williams, author of "How to Be Like Coach Wooden," about what makes Wooden such a great role model.
The percentage of American doctors who provide charity care to the uninsured continues to decrease. A new report from the Center for Studying Health System Change shows the decline has been going on for a decade. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
These Days host Tom Fudge speaks with Anders Wright, film and pop culture writer for San Diego City Beat and AnnaMaria Stephens, nightlife editor for signonsandiego.com about weekend entertainment.
Some public schools in San Diego County have a long way to go to meet state academic standards. Host Tom Fudge talks about API ratings with County Superintendent Rudy Catruita and Linda Dusharme with the San Diego Unified School District.
Host Tom Fudge and senior producer Ana Tintocalis read your letters. Send your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mayor Jerry Sanders is summoned to the White House by the president of the United States. Tom Fudges finds out what George W. Bush had to say.
The court fight over the awarding of pension benefits to San Diego city employees is now in mediation. The court-ordered mediation is non-binding.
Tom Fudge speaks with KPBS film critic Beth Accomando about a remake of Wes Craven's cult classic The Hills Have Eyes. She spoke with both Wes Craven and the director of the new film about making horror movies.