Stories for October 3, 2008
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The news from Tijuana recently has been negative, but a big art festival this weekend may provide a welcome distraction.
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.
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.
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