Stories for August 4, 2009
A San Diego-based company is having an Eco-Fair Wednesday to train employees on sustainable environmental practices.
Late Thursday the White House announced that the U.S. will provide military assistance to some rebel forces but released few specifics on the extent of America's involvement in Syria's civil war. Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times will have the latest on this developing story. Following the disclosures of the NSA’s widespread anti-terrorism surveillance programs, there is a political debate over whether Edward Snowden, the former CIA contractor who leaked top-secret information, was acting as a whistleblower or traitor. Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post will have the latest on investigations into the government’s data-monitoring activities and the international search for Snowden.
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.