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Stories for October 20, 2006

Reporters Discuss Airport Ballot Measure; Busby-Bilbray Race; Immigration; and Habitat Preservation

Oct. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting

KPBS News Director Michael Marcotte talks to reporters about this week’s top stories.

Shortbus

Oct. 20
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

John Cameron Mitchell gained fame for bringing his drag queen stage hit

Marie Antoinette

Oct. 20
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

whatever! Sofia Coppolas valley girl take on the life of the famous French queen is an easy target for parody but her

The Prestige

Oct. 20
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

But what

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 20
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 20
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 20
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Study Recommends Improvements for Old Landfill

Oct. 20
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A study released today shows that an old landfill in San Diego’s Mission Bay does not threaten the environment or people’s health. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has details.

Don’t Panic! Coronado Sirens Only a Test

Oct. 20
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting

At 10 a.m. this Tuesday morning in Coronado, a handful of families at Glorietta Bay Park were taking in the view of San Diego's skyline in the distance. The ducks were bathing in the bay, the waves lapping against the shore, when something unexpected happened. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has the story.

Sanders Aims to Remove Waste from Enviro Services Budget

Oct. 20
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders says the city could save $4 million a year by trimming the environmental services department. That department is planning job cuts. KPBS Radio’s Andrew Phelps reports.

Escondido Rental Ordinance, Terror Interrogation Bill, Cunningham Update

Oct. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting

This week the editors discuss a controversial ordinance banning Escondido landlords from renting to illegal immigrants. Also, President Bush signed off on new guidelines for interrogating and prosecuting terror suspects. Plus, a new report details Randy "Duke" Cunningham's bribery and corruption scandal