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Stories for March 31, 2006

Immigration reform, mayor's ballot proposals

March 31
By Gloria Penner and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The editors gather at the roundtable for opinions on the week's news. This week, the debate over illegal immigration has heated to the boiling point. Also, the City Council approved both of Mayor Jerry Sanders' proposals for the November ballot. Will the ballot measures win out with the voters?

Students commemorate Cesar Chavez with more protests

March 31
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Students from High schools around San Diego County rallied Friday to protest pension immigration legislation and observe Cesar Chavez day. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Aguirre to recommend firing high-priced consultants

March 31
By Amita Sharma and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego City Attorney Mike Aguirre said Friday he'll recommend that the city council fire its high-priced consultants. The cash-strapped city has paid Kroll's consultants more than $16 million to make sense of its fiscal crisis. But the firm has yet to produce a report. KPBS Reporter Amita Sharma has more.