Stories for September 5, 2006
In what promises to be a lively and fiery debate, feuding City Attorney Mike Aguirre and Bob Kittle, editor of the editorial page of the San Diego Union-Tribune, face off to air their differences over the Kroll report, examining lapses in the citys financial reports, and their vastly different recommendations for reforming city business practices.
A new study from the Pew Research Center focuses on attitudes about work in America. Host Tom Fudge speaks with the project's director about the study and how labor has changed in the past 30 years.
Host Tom Fudge talks with Steve Schick, music professor at UCSD, about his experience walking from the Mexican border to San Francisco to capture the sounds of California's landscape.
Hurricane John advances toward the Baja Peninsula. Miguel Miller of the National Weather Service talks about the storm and whether or not to expect more.
Julie Bank takes the helm of the North County Humane Society in the face of lacking financial support, adoptions, and public trust. The new leader shares her plan to get the organization back on its feet.
Congress returns for last few months of the legislative season. Tom Fudge speaks with Ben Shaw from Capitol News Connection for our regular update from Washington to find out what's in store for the months to come.
A new study reveals young children who are overweight at any stage are much more likely to be overweight when they reach early adolescence. The research is published in the current edition of Pediatrics.
More than 130,000 students in San Diego are expected to report to school today. District officials are hoping that each student will make it to class. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
San Diego's earliest history could be excavated from underneath the former Caltrans Headquarters, if an agreement can be worked out between Caltrans and the State Parks Department.
California lawmakers have sealed a groundbreaking deal to combat global warming. The Assembly signed off on a bill yesterday that would make the state the first in the nation to force its major industries to cut their carbon emissions.
Most San Diegans weren't at work Monday. On Labor Day, KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps talked to a local economist and labor leader about challenges confronting San Diego's changing workforce.