Stories for August 25, 2008
Critics of San Diego citys downtown development corporations say its time to reconsider if they are still necessary. But CCDC still has more than a decade of work ahead, according to officials. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
San Diegos Registrar of Voters says if state legislators delay finalizing ballot measures beyond this week, they will jeopardize the timetable for getting information to voters. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Home Owners' Associations as a necessary part of shared living space, but disputes often arise. We'll discuss the problems between HOAs and residents, from dispute resoluations to paying membership dues to deferred maintainance.
Long before the Spanish, Mexicans and now Americans settled in San Diego, it was home to the Kumeyaay, Luiseno, Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians. We'll explore the culture and history of the original inhabitants of San Diego County with SDSU Indian historian and archeologist Richard Carrico.
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San Diego is a bountiful place to grow food and agriculture is a large part of the region's economy. So it is no surprise that San Diego County is home to 30 farmers markets. We'll talk about the variety of wonderful foods to be found at San Diego's farmers markets and how some markets are finding innovative ways to reflect the needs of the communities they serve.
Plastic buckets fitted with ultraviolet light bulbs are helping provide clean drinking in Baja California Sur. Thousands of people there traditionally have not had access to clean water. Florence Cassassuce studied environmental engineering at UC Berkeley. She won a grant from the World Bank to develop the bucket. She's passed out thousands in the past few years. KPBS Border Reporter Amy Isackson spoke with her at the Institute of the Americas in La Jolla.
It was the little engine that couldn't. A quick train trip down the coast turned into a long haul for dozens of stranded Amtrak passengers when their train from Los Angeles to San Diego ran out of fuel late Sunday night.
California is sending more than 550 delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Denver. But, the chairman of the state party is upset with Barack Obama's campaign over accommodations in the mile high city.
The San Diego Chargers play in their second-to-last pre-season game tonight. While most analysts say the team looks strong, one of the team's star defensive players is a big question mark.
The next President of the city of San Diegos Downtown Development Corporation, CCDC, will preside over major projects like the North Embarcadero Bayfront, and possibly a new civic center. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more on CCDCs search for a successor to Nancy Graham, who resigned amid mounting evidence she profited financially from developers negotiating city contracts.