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Stories for February 22, 2008

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Feb. 22
By Teencritics and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Feb. 22
By Teencritics and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Testing

Feb. 22
By Joe Spurr and test2

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Charlie Bartlett

Feb. 22
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
Tease photo

Charlie's first week at the public high school finds him getting his head dunked in the toilet, receiving a beating from the school bully, and pretty much ignored by everyone else. But Charlie (played with ferocious energy by Anton Yelchin) has a resilient spirit. He's determined to make friends and find a way to be popular at school. But the route to popularity that he chooses is an unconventional one.

What Would Albert Do?

Feb. 22
By Candace Suerstedt and Citizen Voices

& ldquo;Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18."

test2

Feb. 22
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Feb. 22
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Citizen Voices

Feb. 22
By Candice Suerstedt and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Haditha Prosecutors Blocked From Asking For Allegedly Damning Footage

Feb. 22
By Erik Anderson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A military judge in California says prosecutors can not ask CBS News for unaired interview footage of a marine charged in the massacre of civilians in Haditha, Iraq. Erik Anderson of member station KPBS in San Diego has details.

County May Increase Mental Health Services for Veterans

Feb. 22
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Veterans and their families dealing with the stress of war and deployment might benefit from an increase in San Diego County mental health services. County officials held a forum in Oceanside to consider how to supplement services provided by the VA. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Assemblyman Nava Urges Tougher Penalties for Dogfight Spectators

Feb. 22
By California Capitol Network, Marianne Russ and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Californians who come out to watch dogfights will face tougher penalties, if one state lawmaker has his way. Marianne Russ reports.

UCSD Research Lab in Danger of Sliding Off a Cliff

Feb. 22
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A marine research facility on the UC-San Diego campus is in danger of falling into the ocean. The federal agency that operates the lab wants money to build a new one. KPBS reporter Ed Joyce has more.

Alzheimer's Cases on the Rise as Baby Boomers Reach 60

Feb. 22
By Pat Finn and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Think of Alzheimer’s as a big mountain of a problem. If scientists could climb this particular mountain easily, none of us would slip away into the crevasse of lost memories. But we do, in ever larger numbers, and as yet, no one knows why.

Race for President, SD Firefighting Needs, City Elections

Feb. 22
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Barack Obama's campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination is riding a 10-state winning streak, while Hillary Clinton's campaign is conflicted about how to slow Obama's momentum. The San Diego Regional Fire Safety Forum released a report this week, and it says the County's first priority should be to establish a regional firefighting agency. And, the races for San Diego Mayor and City Attorney are starting to heat up.

Director's Cuts: Musical Interludes of the Week

Feb. 22
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Listen to the best musical interludes heard throughout the week on These Days. This week's picks include tracks from Beastie Boys, Earl Thomas, and The Album Leaf.

Hopping Robot is a Springboard for Student Engineers

Feb. 22
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego is a hotbed of ideas in science and medicine. Some of the nation's most successful biotech companies are here. When those companies want fresh ideas, they often turn to the young minds at UC San Diego. It's "Engineer's Week" on campus. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps visited an "extreme science fair," and he has this report.

Earl Thomas Performs In Studio

Feb. 22
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Earl Thomas and members of Ike Turner's old band, Kings of Rhythm,

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Feb. 22
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting