Stories for November 9, 2008
The San Diego teachers union proves it's a force to be reckoned in shaping school board politics in the San Diego Unified School District. The union helped to elect all three of its candidates last week. The union's president says it was time for a change. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa gets another thumbs up from a KPBS Teen Critic (Dreamworks)
Lina Leandersson is a 12 year-old vampire in Let the Right One In (Magnolia Pictures)
"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" is one of the best films I've seen this year. It features our four favorite New York zoo animals -- Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman-- finding themselves on yet another epic adventure in a foreign land. This time our friends are stranded in Africa, which at first seems like a wasteland, but soon becomes a long lost paradise.