Stories for February 28, 2007
Will Californians face another grocery strike? On Wednesdays Full Focus, well find out whats behind the latest threats by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union to strike.
Feeling tired? Then, take a nap! A lot of us go around feeling sleep deprived, struggling through our fast-paced, stress-filled world, propped up by caffeine. We'll get the good news that taking a nap is not only good for your brain, it is good for your health, too.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego filed for Chapter 11 reorganization yesterday. The bankruptcy move was in response to more than 150 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by priests. KPBS reporter Amita Sharma joins us for an overview.
The nation's leading organization of hospice physicians has dropped its opposition to doctor-assisted suicide. The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine has decided to take a "neutral" position on the issue. California lawmakers will soon consider a doctor-assisted suicide bill. KPBS reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.
Federal authorities arrested 66 people in California and other states Wednesday in connection with a Mexican drug smuggling cartel. Law enforcement authorities say the alleged cartel leader remains at large. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
San Diego commuters will be glad to hear the region has landed $450 million to expand freeways, a healthy share of the state's transportation bond money approved by voters last November. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Why are ice cream truck vendors selling toy guns to kids, and how realistic do they really look? Full Focus reporter Heather Hill explores the dangers and the move by law enforcement and the City Council to stop it.
A day after the Catholic Diocese of San Diego announced it was declaring bankruptcy, victims of sexual abuse by clergy are calling on the Diocese to reconsider. KPBS Radio's Andrea Hsu has more.
Film critics Beth Accomando and Scott Marks join These Days host Tom Fudge for a review of the Academy Awards, as well as new films currently in theaters, including Zodiac, Black Snake Moan, The Astronaut Farmer and The Host.
Film critics Beth Accomando and Scott Marks are back for a review of the Academy Awards, as well as new films currently in theaters, including Zodiac, Black Snake Moan, The Astronaut Farmer and The Host.
Many native San Diegans might not know about it, but tonight is the biggest night for soccer in San Diego. To the expected sell-out crowd at Qualcomm stadium, the game means much more than just bad traffic on local freeways.
Have you been a victim of keystroke logging or phishing? Deputy District Attorney Keith Burt talks about the latest trends in identity theft. He explains the newest tactics for stealing your identity, ways the consumer can protect themselves from being victimized, and what's going on locally to arrest and punish identity thieves.
The San Diego Catholic Diocese files for chapter 11 bankruptcy amidst allegations of sexual abuse by local priests. What will bankruptcy mean for the diocese and the alleged victims?
The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection hours before it was scheduled to go to trial in the first of more than 140 lawsuits accusing priests of sexual abuse.
San Diegans showed up at City Hall in mass Tuesday. They accused the mayors office of introducing a proposal that would undo height limits on coastal development, under the guise of a plan to increase affordable housing. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.