Stories for March 27, 2006
Where will the airport land? The deadline to choose an alternate airport site for the November ballot is fast approaching. But the debate on where to put the airport has raged almost since the first plane landed near downtown in the nineteen twenties. Pat Finn looked into the history of San Diego International Airport - Lindbergh Field to find out how it got where it is and why it stays there.
Research complied and analyzed by UCSD experts show one in 125 people ages 15 to 49 are infected with HIV. They say the border region is on the cusp on an alarming AIDS outbreak if something isn't done.
More than 1,000 North County students walked out of classes today, to protest legislation in Congress to crack down on illegal immigration. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
One of the groups leading the charge against federal legislation that would crack down on illegal immigration is the Catholic Church. Nationwide - and statewide - clergy are speaking out for the undocumented among us. Sacramento reporter Marianne Russ has more.
California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein is part of a last-ditch effort to complete an immigration reform bill today. KPBS Reporter Jill Morrison has more.
Tom Fudge speaks with Jack Bowen, author and athlete, who is trying to make philosophy fun and relevant for kids today.
For many San Diegans surfing is simply a great way to spend a sunny day. But for Jerome Lyn Hall, it's much more. Hall is professor at the University of San Diego, and is teaching an undergraduate anthropology course on surf history and culture. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth recently sat it on a class, and brings us this story.
Should rape victims forgive their rapists? Should Americans forgive the terrorists? Tom Fudge speaks with Azim Khamisa about how, and when, adults can learn to forgive.
Virtual public schools are popping up all over the country. A handful of these schools are located here in Southern California. Host Tom Fudge speaks to a principal of a non-classroom charter school catering to students in San Diego County.
The San Diego County's Airport Authority meeting today over whether it's possible to build a new airport on a military base. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has the story.