Stories for October 6, 2006
Full Focus reporter Amita Sharma talks with reporters about the Escondido housing ordinance penalizing landlords who rent to illegal immigrants. Plus, a look at San Diegos stagnant middle class and the impact of the Mark Foley sex scandal.
The San Diego Women Film Festival, formerly the San Diego Girl Film Festival, enters its fourth year tonight with the San Diego premiere of
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Republican Representative Duncan Hunter is putting pressure on the Homeland Security department to build 700 miles of fence along the U.S. Mexico border. President Bush recently signed a law to authorize the fence but lawmakers are reportedly finding ways to avoid its construction. KPBS Radios Andrew Phelps reports.
A San Diego County Superior Court Judge ruled Thursday that a downtown charter school has no case against the San Diego Unified School District. The dispute was over the use of district facilities. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
This week, the Escondido City Council passed an ordinance banning the rental of property to illegal immigrants. How will the scandal surrounding former Congressman Mark Foley impact the upcoming election? Plus, is the preliminary settlement reached between city and the SEC an important milestone on San Diego's road to recovery?