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Stories for November 20, 2007

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Nov. 20
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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For Those Driving the Coast This Thanksgiving

Nov. 20
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
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This is composer

If you Like Sarah Silverman... And Who Doesn't?

Nov. 20
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
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You definitely want to read

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Nov. 20
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Nov. 20
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Council OKs Waiver Application For Federal Sewage Treatment Upgrade

Nov. 20
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The San Diego City Council has approved Mayor Sanders' application for a federal waiver from upgrades to the Point Loma Sewage treatment plant. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Researchers Warn the Salton Trough Could Host Next Big Quake

Nov. 20
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The next big earthquake in Southern California could come from an area just two hours east of San Diego. KPBS reporter Ed Joyce tells us about the dangers lurking underneath the Salton Sea.

Ballot Could Pit Eminent Domain Protection Vs. Affordable Housing

Nov. 20
By California Capitol Network, Jenny O'Mara and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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It's possible that voters will have dueling measures on the June ballot dealing with the issue of eminent domain. Supporters of the California Property Owners and Farmland Protection Act submitted more than a million signatures on Tuesday to qualify their initiative.

Weekend Travelers Cautioned Over High Winds

Nov. 20
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Southern California travelers won't have to worry about gusty winds until the weekend. National Weather Service forecaster Stan Wasowski says strong gusty winds are possible below passes and canyons Friday night and Saturday. He says winds could gust up to 60 miles an hour in some areas before conditions change.

Parks Department Breaks Ground on New Cardiff Nature Center

Nov. 20
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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San Diego County's Department of Parks and Recreation broke ground on a new nature center in Cardiff today. County leaders hope the center introduces people to the environment, and environmentally friendly construction techniques. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has the story.

Cal. State Bar Questioned S.D. Council President in Probe of Aguirre

Nov. 20
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Investigators from the California state Bar are asking questions about the conduct of San Diego City Attorney Mike Aguirre. One of those questioned was City Council President Scott Peters. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has more.

No Country for Old Men, Redacted, Dr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, Margot at the Wedding

Nov. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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During this Film Club of the Air, we'll talk about the Coen brothers' dark new thriller “No Country for Old Men,” as well as a war movie from Brian DePalma and some family fare with “Dr. Magorium's Family Emporium.”

Film Club: No Country for Old Men, Redacted, Dr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, Margot at the Wedding

Nov. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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During this Film Club of the Air, we'll talk about the Coen brothers' dark new thriller “No Country for Old Men,” as well as a war movie from Brian DePalma and some family fare with “Dr. Magorium's Family Emporium.”

Genomic Researcher Says the Elderly are Key to Fighting Health Problems

Nov. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Local genomic researchers investigate why some healthy elderly folks avoid major diseases and other health problems. We speak to the doctor about his expectations for the study, as well as a senior citizen who wants to help future generations reap the rewards of medical advancement.

City Council President Responds to Investigation into City Attorney

Nov. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the State Bar of California launched an investigation into San Diego City Attorney Mike Aguirre. We speak with newly-reelected San Diego City Council President Scott Peters about this report. Also, the council president updates us on the items the council will tackle this week, such as mini-dorms, sewage treatment and recycling.

Secretary of State Sues Voting Machine Manufacturer

Nov. 20
By Jenny O'Mara and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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California Secretary of State Debra Bowen is suing a voting systems manufacturer for $15 million. She claims five counties were sold equipment that was not properly certified. Jenny O’Mara reports.

City Council Votes to Restrict Mini Dorms

Nov. 20
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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San Diego City Council has voted for a measure to restrict mini dorms in single family residential neighborhoods city wide. However the council postponed taking action on a "Rooming House Ordinance" proposed by the city attorney, which would forbid mini dorms, except in multi-family and commercial zones. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.