Stories for April 3, 2009
Take a break and listen to your child. Specific actions — like making eye contact, kneeling down to your child's level and even tilting your head-show your child you are listening. They also help YOU stop and really listen. If you can't talk at that moment, you might say, "Let's talk in a few minutes; I'm in the middle of something."
Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eissenberg in Adventureland (Miramax)
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visits San Diego tomorrow to talk about federal economic stimulus money for schools and the education priorities of the Obama administration. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.
San Diego's wheelchair rugby team, the Sharp Edge, won its first two contests in the Division-One national championships in Louisville today. KPBS Reporter Tom Fudge has more.
San Diegos Airport Authority is moving forward with plans to expand on the south side of Lindbergh Field. But officials are also considering the Destination Lindbergh concept which would move many airport operations to the north. KPBS reporter Katie Orr explains.
San Diego home prices have dropped 40 percent from the peak market value in November 2005. Plus, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders is now collecting his full salary and pension after working for three years at about $36,000 annually. President Barack Obama is in Europe this week to talk with world leaders about how to fix the ailing global economy.
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Unemployment lines are getting longer and sales taxes are increasing, but California is getting billions of dollars from the federal government. Joining us on Morning Edition is Steven Levy, director of the Center for the Continuing Study of the California Economy.
There's plenty of snow in the Sierra Nevada, but California water officials say it falls short of the amount needed to replenish the state's reservoirs. KPBS Environment Reporter Ed Joyce has more on what that may mean for San Diego.
New Model, Original Parts. Oh really? Well Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel are the original returned parts but Fast and Furious feel more like and old model with a new paint job. (Universal)
Department of Homeland Security officials are hosting regular conference calls with law enforcement officials in border communities like San Diego to help inform border policy. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.