Stories for August 4, 2009
A San Diego-based company is having an Eco-Fair Wednesday to train employees on sustainable environmental practices.
Official jobs figures won't be released until Friday, but early indications are that November could be among the strongest months for job growth in 2013. And while the job market appears to be steadying, wages for many workers remain stagnant. President Obama spoke out this week about income inequality and the need to increase the Federal minimum wage calling the growing gap between the rich and poor “a fundamental threat to the American dream.” David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal will have analysis of the latest economic indicators and explain what they reveal about the stability of the U.S. recovery.
A law enforcement agency in San Diego’s north county is getting a grant to step up DUI enforcement along State Route 76.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department received about $5 million in federal economic stimulus funds to hire deputies to fight border-related crime, it was announced today.
San Diego researchers have identified an enzyme that suppresses several cancers, include leukemia. KPBS Reporter Tom Fudge tells how they made this dramatic and accidental discovery.
Californians who voted back in 1978 look a lot different than the ones who vote today. That’s the gist of a new Field Poll.
How can you tell if your dog is overheating while on a walk? What can you do to prepare your pet for a long road trip? We speak to a local vet, and a dog trainer about a variety of seasonal pet issues.
A sailor who committed suicide in the Camp Pendleton brig while being held on suspicion of murdering a fellow sailor had twice tried to end his life before while in military custody, it was reported today.
The high cost of health care in America is forcing more people away from the medical system. We'll explore why health care costs so much in the U.S. as we continue our series on health care reform.
Where can you meet in one place today the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court, Michelle Obama's policy director and the attorney who represented Rosa Parks in the Montgomery Bus Boycott?" Here in San Diego at the annual convention of the National Bar Association.
California has a budget, but it's balance is precarious and we not have seen the end of deficits. We're joined on Morning Edition by non-partisan Sacramento Political Consultant Leo McElroy.
In Part II of our series "What Can Arts Organizations Learn from Comic-Con?" our panelists discuss Comic-Con's successes in social media and building new audiences. They consider how traditional arts organizations might incorporate these practices.
The San Diego Unified school board will consider whether a Somali charter school should be allowed to expand. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis explains why supporters of that school plan are facing some opposition.