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Stories for October 3, 2008

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 3
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Religulous

Oct. 3
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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Bill Maher, like Michael Moore, is someone people either love or hate. And they both invite that. Maher has strong opinions and he's not afraid to share them on cable shows like

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

Oct. 3
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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Of course for the film

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 3
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 3
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

SD's Virtual High School Gets OK

Oct. 3
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The San Diego Unified School District is gearing up to open its first virtual high school next month. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has the details.

Activists To Rally On Boy Scouts Compound

Oct. 3
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Local activists will rally at the Boy Scouts' Balboa Park compound this weekend, hoping to end the group's exclusionary practices. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has the details.

Lock Them Both In The Trunk

Oct. 3
By Charles Hartley and Citizen Voices

Palin's demeanor impressed me, and certainly exceeded my expectations given her

Citizen Voices

Oct. 3
By Charles Hartley and KPBS Public Broadcasting

State Adds Partners For Disaster Response

Oct. 3
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Governor Schwarzenegger signed agreements in San Diego today that officials say will improve the state's response to emergencies and natural disasters. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

Financial Rescue Plan, VP Debate, Changes at the U-T

Oct. 3
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The Senate passed a $700 billion financial bailout proposal late Wednesday night, and now the financial rescue plan moves on to the House for a Friday vote. Plus, the first and only vice presidential debate was held this week. And, changes are afoot at the San Diego Union-Tribune. Copely Press recently announced that it would like to sell the newspaper, and there has been considerable downsizing in the U-T newsroom over the last couple years.

Tijuana Art Festival Offers Rich Pieces

Oct. 3
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The news from Tijuana recently has been negative, but a big art festival this weekend may provide a welcome distraction.

State Audit Shows Employees Misused State Resources

Oct. 3
By Marianne Russ and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A handful of California state employees misused state vehicles and got pay they weren't entitled to and it cost the state roughly $200,000. Those are the findings of a new report by the Bureau of State Audits. Marianne Russ reports.

Governor's Vetoes Upset Democrats

Oct. 3
By Marianne Russ and KPBS Public Broadcasting

There may be a backlash over the record number of bills Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed this year. Democrats are mad and some are calling for lawmakers to override the vetoes. From Sacramento, Marianne Russ reports.

Second Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival

Oct. 3
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Although just in its sophomore year, the festival has a maturity about it. Maybe you get that feeling from the level of conversation at the panel discussions. Last year I had the honor of being part of a panel following a screening of

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 3
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

"Gotcha" Journalism or Responsible Journalism?

Oct. 3
By John Decker and Off Mic

Responsible journalism is in the eye of the beholder. On the national stage,