Stories for September 11, 2006
California universities have seen drop in the number of international students applying since September 11th, 2001. But UC San Diego is one campus where interest hasn't waned. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
A professor of criminal justice for the SDSU Homeland Security program speaks about the threat of terrorism. And a local civil rights attorney talks about how September 11th has affected Muslim and Arab communities.
How prepared is San Diego for a disaster or a terrorist attack? How has preparedness improved in the last five years? Local officials talk about the status of emergency services in San Diego.
Today, These Days looks back at the five years since September 11, 2001. Three locals, a fireman, a psychologist, and a woman who lost a brother, all share their stories of life after the attacks.
SDG&E says that a new transmission line from Imperial County across Anza-Borrego Desert through rural areas of North San Diego County may be the answer to the region's need to increase renewable energy sources. Monday night on Full Focus, learn more about SDG&E's Sunrise Powerlink proposal and hear why it's sparking such fierce opposition.
Bill Gore, who headed the FBI's San Diego office in 2001, talks to Amita Sharma about his reaction when he found out that two of the September 11th hijackers lived locally.
On five-year anniversary of 9/11, we take a look at the impact of 9/11 through a conversation with San Diego leaders.
Firefighters joined San Diego's mayor and police chief Monday to remember the attacks of September 11th. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps was there.
Five years have passed since the September 11th attacks threw Muslim society into sharp focus. San Diego is home to one of the largest Muslim communities in the United States. After 9/11, many local Muslims shrunk into obscurity in the face of hostility. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps reports the anti-Muslim climate has cooled, but not by much.