Stories for February 1, 2008
& ldquo;Death ain't nothing but a fastball on the outside corner, & rdquo; says Troy Maxson, the central figure in August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play
The subject of the Nanking Massacre has been explored before. The continued dispute with Japan over exactly what happened colors relations between China and Japan to this day.
As I feared, Corporate Media had their way, so I won't even have the opportunity to vote for my candidate.
New York Senator Hillary Clinton is the latest presidential candidate to make a pre-primary stop in San Diego. She spoke to more than 7,000 supporters at San Diego State University this afternoon. KPBS reporter Nicole Lozare was there.
The mayors of San Diego and Tijuana are banding together to reduce border wait times. They say speeding up border crossings is critical to the region's well being. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
San Diego school officials are trying to reach out to black and Latino parents in the district by offering free parenting classes in South San Diego. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis has the story.
Candidates are making last minute rounds in San Diego. Republican candidate Mitt Romney was here last night, and he was not alone. KPBS reporter Nicole Lozare has that story.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will speak this afternoon at San Diego State's Cox Arena. The junior senator from New York will address a town hall meeting at 1:30 p.m. to promote her plans "to strengthen the middle class."
Listen to the best musical interludes heard throughout the week on These Days. This week's picks include tracks from Galt MacDermott, Miles Davis, Lennie Tristano, The Beastie Boys, Squarepusher, Marvin Gaye, Tony Ellis, and Seamus Egan.
The race for the White House looks like it has gotten down to the final few. Candidates Rudy Giuliani and John Edwards both dropped out of the presidential race earlier in the week. Plus, there are several propositions on the state's primary ballot. And, a report released earlier this week details a number of mounting maintenance problems at Balboa Park.
I'm truly stunned by this.
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Today I produced an hour on the Southern California museum investigation. You can listen to it