Stories for September 6, 2006
The out-of-sight real estate market and escalating cost of living are shrinking the middle class in San Diego. Just how can working families make ends meet? On Wednesdays Full Focus, well talk about the struggle to wage a living in San Diego.
Dozens of disgruntled service workers at Rady Children's Hospital picketed the facility Wednesday. Workers say the latest contract offer from the hospital just doesn't cut it. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
Full Focus takes a look at the Arellano-Felix drug cartel and what the recent arrest of its leader Xavier Arellano-Felix means for the future of drug trafficking in the Tijuana-San Diego region. We'll also talk about how the case against Xavier Arellano-Felix in San Diego federal court is likely to play out.
Robert Nachshin, famous celebrity divorce attorney, discusses the common mistakes couples make before tying the knot. He also gives advice on how to approach a future spouse about a prenuptial agreement.
Host Tom Fudge talks with Lawrence Grobel, author of a new book featuring his conversations with actor Al Pacino.
Host Tom Fudge speaks to Randolph Ward, new San Diego County superintendent of schools, about the new school year, the latest batch of test scores, and his background in education.
San Diego's mayor, city council and city attorney began debating changes designed to tighten up the city's financial accountability. Some of the changes are controversial because they affect the balance of power at City Hall. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
A federal judge in San Diego has ruled it is ok to keep the alleged head of Tijuana's Arellano Felix drug cartel in maximum security. The judge ruled jail conditions for the defendant and witnesses in the case do not violate their rights. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has details.
Will the San Diego City Council enthusiastically adopt all of the elements of Mayor Jerry Sanders remedial work plan? Host Tom Fudge speaks to Council President Scott Peters about the meeting, and some of the Mayors recommendations.
Let's compare our lists of summertime house guests here in San Diego!