Stories for January 21, 2008
The most recent figures from the California Attorney General's shows hate crimes have been increasing in San Diego county and the targets have been increasingly hispanic. The story from KPBS reporter Alan Ray.
San Diego city geologists say today's rain could cause another landslide on Mount Soledad. A small slide last week made matters worse for homeowners affected by a major collapse last October. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has details.
San Diego County residents are reflecting on Martin Luther King's legacy today. One event took place at Balboa Park's World Beat Center. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has the story.
Workplace dynamics make for great comic material in today's sitcoms and movies. Well discuss the creative and thought-provoking ways that movies and the media portray the workplace.
What are the rights of employees and employers, and how have those rights changed as technology becomes a staple of the American work day? We talk about the important and oftentimes confusing legal issues arising from the workplace.
What are the biggest issues in the modern American workplace? What challenges face the workers of the 21st century? How has the American workplace changed over the last 20 years? We speak to an author, a researcher, and a corporate manager about changes in technology, gender roles, and corporate culture that are influencing the modern working environment.
Governor Schwarzenegger's health care reform package will face a tough test in the State Senate this week. The Senate health committee will hold a hearing on the proposal on Wednesday. And many committee members are skeptical of the plan. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
Businessman Steve Francis publicly declared last week that he will challenge Mayor Jerry Sanders again this year .He, along with city councilwoman Donna Frye, ran against Sanders in 2005. Frye says she is not throwing her hat into the ring this time. But, as KPBS reporter Alison St John reports, Frye says she's glad Francis has.