Stories for July 10, 2008
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New Music with Halloran: Beck, Sigur Ros, Fleet Foxes, Black Kids, The Last Shadow Puppets, The Wombats.
We'll talk about new music with 94.9's Music Director and DJ Michael Halloran. We'll hear about the latest from Beck, Sigur Ros, The Wombats, Fleet Foxes, the Black Kids, and The Last Shadow Puppets.
Key Democrats in the state legislature have proposed a budget that eliminates some of the healthcare cuts the governor wants. But passage of the plan depends on whether Republican lawmakers stick to their "no new taxes" pledge. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
San Diego Unified School District's math director says she's disappointed California's Board of Education ruled in favor of requiring all students to take Algebra in the eighth grade. She says the change sets students up for failure. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
An alliance of civic organizations says it will work to register 500,000 new Latino, Asian and immigrant voters before this year's presidential election. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
The San Diego Association of Governments can now ask voters to bump up the county sales tax by half a penny to pay for more than transportation projects. That's because the Governor signed a bill authored by State Senator Christine Kehoe. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has details.
Oceanside residents will offer ideas on possible future uses of the Goat Hill Golf Course, one of the sites the Chargers considered for a new stadium. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Does the glass ceiling still exist? According to one of the most powerful women in American business, it does. But Nina DiSesa, chairman of the advertising agency McCann Erickson New York, says to get to the top you have to play the game like a man.
What are the top stories in the Imperial Valley this summer? How is the housing slowdown affecting property tax revenue in the Imperial County? Why are IV leaders eager to get the Sunrise Powerlink project off the drawing board? And, how do leaders in El Centro plan to beautify their city? Host Tom Fudge speaks to Brad Jennings, editor of the Imperial Valley Press, about the hot stories in the Imperial County.
A power line "faulted" more than three hours before sparking the largest of Southern California's devastating wildfires last fall, state investigators reported Wednesday.
Sandcastles, Sake, and Cycles are just some of buzzwords for this weekend. Join Kinsee Morlan as she discusses where to go and what to do on Weekend Preview.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla made a key discovery in how the Ebola virus kills humans. The research could be used to develop a vaccine or treatments for the deadly virus. We're joined on Morning Edition by Erica Ollmann Saphire, a scientist from the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, who led the study.