Stories for November 3, 2008
There are plenty of options for people looking for a congenial place to watch the election results come in. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
San Diegos Registrar of Voters, Deborah Seiler, says she hopes to have the ballots cast at the polls tomorrow counted by dawn the next day. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
As we head into what could be a record-breaking election day, California's Secretary of State says she's confident California is prepared. Debra Bowen says she doesn't expect any major problems. The only thing that's given her pause is how to speed up possible long lines. And she has a suggestion . . .
A team of legal volunteers are monitoring the polls tomorrow in San Diego County. The monitors are there to ensure voters have no problems. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has details.
U-C-S-D Medical Center is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first kidney transplant in San Diego County. Doctors say the science of kidney transplants has greatly improved in recent years. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
Fifty years ago, the largest crowd ever to witness a football game tuned in to watch the blue collar Baltimore Colts take on the high rolling New York Giants in the first and only NFL championship game that has ever gone into sudden death overtime. Dubbed by many to be "The Best Game Ever", it was a time of great players, great coaches, new tactics, and the rise of television. Host Tom Fudge speaks with Mark Bowden, author of The Best Game Ever.
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We live in the digital age - from downloading videos to online banking to social networking. Yet the medical world has been slow to jump into the electronic world of record keeping. We'll explore the advantages and disadvantages to consumers, doctors, and healthcare managers of electronic health records.
Voter turnout is expected to be huge Tuesday, and that could mean some long lines at the polls in California. There are also a lot of first-time voters, so registrars are reminding people about the do's and don'ts of voting. From Sacramento, Marianne Russ has more on what to expect.
Proposition Eight on California's November ballot is one of the wilder political battles being fought this campaign season. The measure would ban same sex marriage in the state. Prop. Eight is attracting nationwide attention and big money to both sides, as well as an unusual mix of celebrities and churches. Jenny O'Mara reports.
Proposition 10 on the California ballot would use taxpayer money to provide rebates for buyers of alternative fuel vehicles. Opponents say the measure only benefits a Texas billionaire and natural gas investors. KPBS Environmental Reporter Ed Joyce has details.