Stories for September 21, 2007
Perhaps Toni Atkins, a gay city councilwoman, knew her effort would be in vain. She persuaded San Diego's city council to sign a resolution in support of gay marriage. But the Republican mayor swiftly
San Diego city leaders are urging people to start conserving water now. That's because a huge source of the region's water will stop flowing later this year under court order. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has more.
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in San Diego today, urging Republicans to court swing voters and independents. Schwarzenegger says healthcare reform and environmentalism don't have to be Democratic issues. Some San Diegans think that could be a winning strategy for the GOP. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has the story.
Fire season can turn on a dime in California -- but despite dry conditions this year the state's fire agency -- Cal Fire has some promising news. From Sacramento, Jenny O'Mara reports.
Governor Schwarzenegger visited a San Diego charter school today where he signed legislation that helps charters to pay their rent. The money comes from Proposition 98 that was approved by voters two decades ago. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
Listen to the best musical interludes heard throughout the week on These Days. This week's picks include tracks from Alison Brown, Richard Strauss, Gene Harris and the Three Sounds, Pink Martini, Ladytron, Scarlet Symphony and Air.
This week, a consultant's report says two locations in Chula Vista will work as potential sites for a new Chargers stadium. Also, home foreclosures in San Diego County during August increased by 247 percent over last year. And, a mistrial was declared in the case against Rod Coronado, the environmental activist who was accused of inciting a crowd to commit arson.