Stories for August 7, 2008
Bartholomew's Song, from Destin Cretton and Lowell Frank, screens as part of the Best of BestFest (Flagpop)
There aren't many places for young people to learn jazz in San Diego County, but this week San Diego Mesa College is holding auditions for students who are competing to get one of seven jazz scholarships at the campus. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has the story.
CLIP: "Good morning Tigers..."
San Diego County is getting more than $7.5 million in grants from the office of homeland security this year. That's an increase of 14 percent from last year.
Environmental groups say proposed rule changes to a federal law could threaten marine life off our coast. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has details.
Tom Fudge talks with Diana Kennedy, author of numerous books on Mexican cuisine.
What is sustainable food? And how does it make people and the planet healthier? As part of our special series: "The Food We Eat," we'll explore the movement to buy, cook and enjoy foods grown and delivered in better ways.
The California Coastal Commission approved construction of a desalination plant in Carlsbad. The project still faces at least one more hurdle. KPBS Environmental Reporter Ed Joyce has more.
A new study finds hospitals can save money by finding out if patients are at risk of drug abuse.
Crude oil prices are now at their lowest level in almost two months. Oil prices have fallen below the $120-per-barrel range, down from the high of nearly $150-per-barrel just a few weeks ago.