Stories for May 26, 2008
A measure by San Diego Assemblywoman Lori Saldaña would make it state policy not to cooperate with federal raids on medical marijuana patients. Supporters say too many state and local law enforcement agencies have given the feds a helping hand. KPBS reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
Memorial Day celebrations are taking place throughout San Diego County today. One such event took place at the Vietnam War Memorial Monument on Coronado. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis has the story.
The rain that started Memorial Day weekend San Diego didn't get us much closer to average rainfall for the year. The rainfall total at Lindbergh Field Friday and Saturday was twenty-one-hundredths of an inch.
The City of Chula Vista is one step closer to bringing a four-year university to its community. KPBS reporter Ana Tintocalis has the story.
The United States drug czar says the surge in violence along the U.S.-Mexico border is a sign that Mexican President Felipe Calderon's war on drug cartels is working. Drug czar John Walters says the U.S. should address drug demand here and give Mexico more money to crack down. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has the story.
The Memorial Day weekend is not only big for road warriors: it was also a kick off to the boating season. And after seeing some disturbing trends in accident statistics, state officials are urging extra caution on the water. From Sacramento Jenny O'Mara reports.
Politics played a role in locking up benefits for California and San Diego in the new farm bill approved last week. KPBS reporter Erik Anderson has details.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has reached a deal to buy a home in southern California. The unsuccessful Republican presidential contender is closing at the end of the month on a property in La Jolla, just north of San Diego, Romney spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom confirmed Saturday.
Its consistently the top-rated show on KPBS as well as PBS stations around the country. Why do 11 million Americans tune in each week for Antiques Roadshow? It is a combination of history, money and the hope that the old table in the attic is an undiscovered treasure. To mark its 12th season, we talk with the creator of and an appraiser for Antiques Roadshow.