Stories for May 28, 2007
How does political spin affect your voting habits? On Mondays Full Focus, well talk about misinformation and voter persuasion.
It's a dispute over 20 feet and just how the Sunroad office tower grew to be so tall. And it's also a dispute involving lawsuits and countersuits that's landed San Diego's city attorney and the developer in court. Amita Sharma has more.
When you go through one of those anti-clutter frenzies usually associated with spring cleaning and you prepare to shred old paper, here's one category you should avoid: your family's letters, especially those written during wartime.
Environmental groups say action is needed this summer to save the decaying Salton Sea. The final plan to restore California's largest man-made lake is now up for debate in the state Legislature. KPBS environmental reporter Ed Joyce has details.
California agriculture officials have discovered a potentially devastating tomato virus in an Imperial County greenhouse. They're worried the disease will infect tomatoes in the rest of the state. KPBS Reporter Erik Anderson has details.
Most veterans return from war content to try to rebuild their pre-war lives. A few come home changed by their service, and wanting to change others. Jenny O'Mara has the story of two men who came home from the war and moved in very different directions.
California has long been a center of the entertainment world. But state lawmakers say that's not something they can take for granted anymore. They've formed a committee to make sure the industry keeps doing business in the golden state. From Sacramento, Marianne Russ reports.
The state legislature is expected to take up measures this week aimed at curbing gun violence in California. From Sacramento, Jenny O'Mara reports.
It's the most heartbreaking news the parents or spouse of a soldier may ever hear: Their loved one has died in the line of duty. It's also an emotional experience for the serviceman or woman who has the responsibility of delivering the message. Marianne Russ talked with a Sacramento Army National Guard Sergeant who's performed that difficult duty.