Stories for March 9, 2006
Spain has more than a dozen shorts, documentaries and features screening at this year's San Diego Latino Film Festival. While features draw the most attention, festival-goers should also seek out the condensed and often more experimental format. Tonight, for example, you can feast upon a delectable array of Spanish shorts, each spiced with a twist. Take
This is the thirteenth year for San Diego's critically acclaimed Latino Film Festival. Festival founder and director Ethan van Thillo joins host Tom Fudge to talk about the festival highlights.
NASA scientists announced that an 11-year epoch of solar storms will begin this fall. These storms may severely disrupt power and communications on Earth. Host Tom Fudge speaks to an expert on space weather about this scientific phenomenon.
Democratic California Senator Dianne Feinstein is working with members of the Judiciary Committee to pass a controversial immigration reform bill to the floor by the end of the month. Jill Morrison reports from Capitol Hill.
The City of Tijuana and the State of Baja California promised to collaborate today to make Tijuana safer. State and local officials signed an accord detailing their collaboration on public security going forward. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
Is The Sopranos one of the best TV shows ever? Host Tom Fudge speaks to Professor Robert Thompson about the show's legacy, its impact on the HBO Network, and what to expect for the sixth, and final season of The Sopranos.
What are the biggest current threats to human rights? Host Tom Fudge speaks to Dr. William Schulz, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA. Schulz talks about human rights violations in Iraq, China, Sudan, Libya, and here at home in the USA.
Host Tom Fudge looks at the best bets for weekend entertainment with David Coddon, editor of Night and Day Magazine and Anders Wright, film critic and arts writer for San Diego City Beat.
Host Tom Fudge and senior producer Ana Tintocalis read your letters.
San Diego Police have arrested a 54-year-old man who works as a respiratory therapist at Children's Hospital. Authorities say the man took pornographic pictures of at least nine incapacitated children and molested two. The man worked at the hospital for 26 years and had no criminal record. KPBS Reporter Amita Sharma has more.