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Stories for September 29, 2006

Potemkin

Sept. 29
KPBS Commentaries

Far away on the other side of the world, some vacationing San Diegans spent a recent morning discussing ways to make our city even more appealing. We wondered how to bring San Diego more of the sense of heart and soul that we find in Balboa Park.

The Science Of Sleep

Sept. 29
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

French director Michel Gondry likes to look inside peoples heads to see what clutter and chaos lurks within. He poked around the memories of a jilted lover in

The Bridesmaid/La Demoiselle d'Honneur

Sept. 29
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Keeping Mum

Sept. 29
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

opens with Rosie (Emilia Fox), a lovely and pregnant young woman, traveling on a train and dreaming about a beautiful country home. But at the station shes arrested for having the bodies of her husband and his lover stashed in her trunk. Jump to 43 years later. Rosie has just been released from prison and shes rechristened herself Grace (now played by Maggie Smith). She arrives as the new housekeeper at the home of a Reverend Walter Goodfellow (Rowan Atkinson of

KPBS Commentaries

Sept. 29
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Sept. 29
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Sept. 29
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Sept. 29
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Reporters Discuss Governor’s Race, Pension Fund, Padres

Sept. 29
KPBS Public Broadcasting

KPBS News Director Michael Marcotte talks to reporters about the governor’s race. Plus, a look at what’s behind the county pension fund losses and the Padres’ bid to capture the National League West title and more.

SD Schools Prepared for Crisis

Sept. 29
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego Unified school officials say they’re reminding parents that schools are ready to respond if violence erupts. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

National City Mayor Proclaims: Immigrants Safe Here

Sept. 29
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

National City Mayor Nick Inzunza will declare his city a sanctuary for immigrants Saturday. However, Inzunza will not deliver his proclamation at a rally to celebrate the announcement. He’s afraid of inciting violence. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.

County Water Authority Plans Future Use

Sept. 29
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The San Diego County Water Authority is developing a long-range water conservation strategy. The authority convened a water summit today to tap the expertise of more than 200 water specialists. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

U.S. Intelligence Report; Chargers; Ticketing Homeless

Sept. 29
KPBS Public Broadcasting

This week, contents of a high-level intelligence report say the war in Iraq is fueling the "global jihadist movement." The editors discuss how this could affect the up-coming election. Also, the city and county decide to team up to discuss ways to keep the Chargers in San Diego. And, the city attorney's proposal to create homeless sleep zones is heavily criticized.

Attorneys Spar Over Pension Benefit Rollbacks in Court; No Ruling

Sept. 29
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego’s city attorney was back in superior court Thursday contending that $500-million in pension benefits should be rolled back. Attorneys for the city’s retirees say only a fraction of that amount is at stake. KPBS Radio’s Andrew Phelps explains.