Stories for October 17, 2007
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Governor Schwarzenegger has signed legislation that keeps San Diego County's only one room schoolhouse open until the end of this school year. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
Violent crime is dropping, both in the city of San Diego and across the county. Two new reports say homicides fell more than any other crime this year. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has more.
San Diego's commercial real estate market is still considered one of the best in the nation, but there are signs a correction is on the way in 2008. KPBS reporter Erik Anderson has details.
Global warming is predicted to make allergies and asthma worse in some areas of the country. KPBS Environmental Reporter Ed Joyce tells us our region is one of those areas.
How much does it take for a California family to make ends meet? According to a new study -- $50,000 a year. Jenny O'Mara reports from Sacramento.
Internationally acclaimed artist Robert Irwin joins us in studio to talk about how the light and space of Southern California became central to his groundbreaking installations. The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego is hosting a survey exhibition of Irwin's work that will include five major new works. It's also the largest survey of Irwin's work to be mounted in 15 years.
As UCSD begins a new academic year, Paul Drake begins a new job. We'll speak UCSD's new senior vice chancellor about what the school's new class looks like what philosophy the university brings to the creation of its academic program.
Will the promise of large-scale water reclamation and desalination remain a dream or become a reality for San Diego? We speak to 10News reporter Elizabeth Sanchez about the criticisms against, and challenges to, using desalinated and reclaimed water to quench San Diego's thirst for more drinking water.
A Poway defense contractor accused of bribing Randy "Duke" Cunningham will soon get the chance to present his defense to a federal jury. Brent Wilkes is facing charges of money laundering, fraud, conspiracy and providing Cunningham with more than $600,000 in bribes. Reporter Seth Hettena has more.
One question in particular has troubled arid Southern California for over two centuries. It is the question of water, so fundamental, so obvious -- and so lacking. We have learned that whoever controls our water controls our destiny. Pat Finn Burkhard has more.