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Stories for January 20, 2009

Trailer Tuesday: The International

Jan. 20
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

The Man

Jan. 20
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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With Barack Obama just having taken the oath of office to become our first African American president, I'd like to suggest the film

Schools Find 'Teachable' Moment in Inauguration

Jan. 20
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Schools across San Diego County used today's presidential inauguration as a "teachable" moment. One such school was Sandburg Elementary in Mira Mesa. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis spoke with school kids about their new president.

Children Go Through Citizenship Ceremony

Jan. 20
By Katie Orr and KPBS Public Broadcasting

There was more to today than the inauguration of President Barack Obama for some San Diego families. One hundred and one children took part in a citizenship ceremony at the New Americans Museum. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.

Solar Future Bright In California

Jan. 20
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The future looks bright for solar power in the nation and San Diego County under an Obama Administration. An energy official expects California will be one of the state's gaining from the federal stimulus plan. KPBS Environmental Reporter Ed Joyce explains.

San Diegans Reflect on the Inauguration, Hour 2

Jan. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. We'll mark this historic day with local reaction to his inauguration.

San Diegans Reflect on the Inauguration, Hour 1

Jan. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. We'll mark this historic day with local reaction to his inauguration.

Tijuana Cops Formally Accused of Helping Cartel

Jan. 20

The federal attorney general's office in Mexico has formally accused 21 Tijuana law enforcement officers, including five commanders, of providing protection to the Arellano Felix cartel.

Quake Rattles California-Mexico Border

Jan. 20
KPBS Public Broadcasting

A small earthquake has hit near the California-Mexico border but there have been no reports of any damage or injuries.

Some Hopeful Border Fence Won't Destroy Popular Park

Jan. 20
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Friendship Park on the U.S.-Mexico border has already been destroyed to make way for a new border fence. But people still hope the Imperial Beach meeting point can be saved. KPBS reporter Tom Fudge has more.

San Diego Home Sales Increase

Jan. 20
By Alan Ray and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A real estate tracking firm says sales of existing single-family homes in San Diego County actually increased about 30-percent in December from the year earlier. But, John Karevoll at DataQuick Information Services says that's just because the 2007 sales were dismally low.

Business Owners Bracing for Late State Payments

Jan. 20
By Marianne Russ and KPBS Public Broadcasting

California's state controller is preparing to delay nearly $4 billion in state payments next month and that has many business owners and social service program recipients bracing for the worst. Marianne Russ reports.

Some Highlights from the Patte Awards

Jan. 20
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
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You can read my

My Bloody Valentine 3D

Jan. 20
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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The must-have of every horror film: Women in peril. My Bloody Valentine 3D (Lions Gate)

My Favorite Dress from the Patte Awards

Jan. 20
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
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Everyone really dresses for the

Culture Lust at the Patt & #233; Awards

Jan. 20
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone

I'll be giving you live updates from this year's Patt e Awards ceremony at the Westin Gaslamp on Twitter so check out my feed. & Also, later in the evening I'll try to get some interviews and pictures. & S

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Jan. 20
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Jan. 20
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Jan. 20
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego Weekend: Obama, An Amazing Sunset, and Arm Wrestling Bands

Jan. 20
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
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Did you see the sunset on Sunday night? & It was one of the most beautiful in memory. & I resisted posting more than one sunset photo, which was hard since San Diegans were out there taking a lot of sunset photos. & Here are my favorite images from the weekend: