Stories for December 2, 2009
Seven years ago, Carlsbad native Matt McBane started the Carlsbad Music Festival and it has become one of the area's most innovative music showcases. Since relocating to Brooklyn, the classically-trained violinist has built a band called Build. McBane and his indie-classical quintet play The Loft on Wednesday night.
Marines at Camp Pendleton are waiting to find out exactly how many of them will be deploying earlier than expected to Afghanistan.
Everyone’s favorite “Hitman” David Foster joins superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli for a Christmas concert of seasonal favorites. Showcasing Bocelli’s soaring vocals are lush new arrangements given the distinctive Foster touch. Recorded at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, the program features special guests Natalie Cole, Mary J. Blige, Reba McEntire, Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, the Muppets and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
This program illustrates how ordinary people are using their brain plasticity to create lasting and astonishing changes. Neuroscience research is proving that neuroplasticity holds the key to previously unimaginable and amazing transformations. The third program of the "BRAIN FITNESS" trilogy takes viewers into the labs of the scientists and the lives of those who have been assisted and changed through cognitive training. Peter Coyote hosts.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says Mexican authorities discovered an incomplete tunnel that extends into San Diego and is equipped with a lift system, ventilation and lighting.
How accurate is the reporting of scientific discoveries in the media today? We'll look at the role of the media in reporting important stories like global warming and stem cell research to the public.
What's the latest news on the state budget deficit? Will Democrats put up a fight over Republican Sen. Abel Maldonado's nomination for lieutenant governor? We speak to John Myers, from "The California Report", about the top stories in Sacramento.
Many Californians who have received federal subsidies to help them pay for health insurance after losing a job are now on their own. The COBRA subsidies that began last March have expired.