Stories for September 21, 2008
Graduation. Once a triumphant celebration, most seniors are now dreading the horrific shove into the damaged economy and dwindling work force. Just dont tell them theyre over-reacting.
Public vocational schools are preparing students for careers ranging from biotech to construction jobs that dont necessarily require a college degree. SDSU backpack journalist Brandon Stone has the story.
San Diego city council will consider this week where to put the emergency winter shelter for the homeless. Efforts to find a permanent location have not yet materialized. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.
Enrollment is booming in California's two-year higher education programs. Officials expect a five to 16 percent increase as more adults return to school to continue their education or train for industries that offer more job opportunities. SDSU backpack journalist Steven Bartholow has the story.