Stories for December 22, 2008
More than 200 weapons were surrendered in a gun exchange program in a south eastern San Diego neighborhood this morning.
Students from Point Loma High School held a march today to bring attention to the problem of gang violence in San Diego.
Tom Fudge continues his conversation about the sale of the San Diego Padres with longtime sports talkshow host Lee Hacksaw Hamilton.
John Moores plans to sell the Padres. We'll look back on his time as owner, and ask what the future could hold for San Diego's major league baseball team.
Tom Fudge says farewell to These Days after nearly nine years as host.
Winter gardening is a treat for Californians - the mild weather and rain offer gardeners the opportunity to continue pruning, plants and picking. We'll talk with gardening experts Nan Sterman and Tom Piergrossi about what you can do in your garden in the winter months.
Beth Accomando reviews the new film The Spirit, based on the comic strip by Will Eisner.
A magnitude-4.1 earthquake shook central California Sunday, but there were no reports of property damage or injuries.
Vista Unified School District enrolled more homeless students in the first few months of the school year compared to the year before. Researchers say school districts across the country are experiencing the same thing. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
Beginning today people in Southeastern San Diego can get a reward for turning in their guns. A San Diego ministry is inviting the public to turn in their weapons for gift cards -- no questions asked. KPBS reporter Alison St John spoke with pastor Ikenna Kokayi with the United African-American Ministerial Action Council about the program.
Governor Schwarzenegger is ordering layoffs and pay cuts for state workers to help ease California's cash crunch. The Governor issued an Executive Order Thursday. It calls for workers to be furloughed two days per month, starting in February and ending in June of 2010. Yvonne Walker is with SEIU, the union that represents nearly 100,000 state workers. She says that amounts to a pay cut of ten percent.
The first of San Diegos two college football bowl games takes place tomorrow. Kick-off is a five P-M at Qualcomm Stadium and organizers are expecting a larger crowd. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.
The rope keeping the public away from the seals at the La Jolla Childrens Pool beach is back up. The controversy over the animals continues, but some visitors to San Diego dont see why its an issue. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.
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San Diegos Winter Shelters are doing their best to help the homeless, even if they dont have enough room to offer everyone a bed. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.