Stories for September 10, 2007
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The iPhone you bought last month may be obsolete by next year. KPBS reporter Alan Ray talks to the CNet.com Editor-At-Large, Brian Cooley.
San Diego Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter attacked Democrats and a liberal group for criticizing General David Petraeus. His remarks came during testimony on Capitol Hill. Sara Sciammacco reports.
The uninsured aren't the only ones using California's public hospitals and community clinics. A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reveals three-quarters of those who use safety net providers have insurance. KPBS reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
U.S. law enforcement officials say three North County surfers report they were robbed at gunpoint in Tijuana over Labor Day weekend. Authorities say the thieves impersonated police and made off with about $60,000 worth of equipment. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
Governor Schwarzenegger says he will call a special session of the Legislature to address health care reform. Meanwhile, lawmakers debated a Democratic plan Schwarzenegger has pledged to veto. The state Senate passed that plan on a 22-17 vote and sent it to the Assembly shortly after the governor announced his intention. Marianne Russ reports from Sacramento.
Now that the sexual abuse claims against the San Diego Diocese are settled, it may seem like the legal part, at least, is over. But there's a crucial step left. A judge still has to decide how much money each molestation victim will receive. KPBS reporter Amita Sharma has more.
San Diego city council passed a tobacco ordinance on Monday after two years of negotiations. The law should make it more difficult for underage youth to buy cigarettes. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
"San Diego at a Crossroads" is a two-hour special feature examining the implications of a post-9/11 world in San Diego and the region with regard to such issues as immigration, interfaith relations, border and port security and area military bases during a time of conflict. This program creates a dialog between San Diegans who influence, plan and implement polices shaping local perceptions as well as local cultures and communities. We start the series talking to local security strategists about how their priorities have changed over the past six years.
We continue our special coverage of San Diego in a post-9/11 world. We speak with local retired military analysts about the citys unique military community and how military families lives have changed.
We continue our special coverage of San Diego in a post-9/11 world. We speak with local religious leaders about their diverse perspectives on the way religion has been affected in the past six years.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders is laying out a time line to start managed competition at the city. Voters authorized him to privatize some city services last year with Proposition C. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Jury selection begins today in the trial of Rod Coronado, a man some people call an "environmental terrorist." Coronado's in trouble for a speech he gave in San Diego four years ago. He told a group of activists how to build a firebomb.