Stories for January 28, 2009
A state official says a California woman captured 32 years after she escaped from a Michigan prison will be released on May 19.
Poison control officials say they're seeing a rise in overdoses of a common over-the-counter pain reliever. The ingredient is found in a variety of medicines, including Tylenol and NyQuil. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
Televisions arent the only technology making the switch to digital. Beginning February first, the emergency beacons used by boaters must be digital as well.
The new Obama administration is in full swing this week, tackling the economy, healthcare and the environment. We'll talk with Gloria Penner about some proposals on Capitol Hill and how one local Congressman feels about some of these issues.
Close to a half million people in San Diego County live near the poverty level and face the threat of hunger. Yet over 70 percent of eligible residents in the county do not receive food stamps. We'll talk about a new effort to get residents registered to receive food stamps.
The San Diego Chargers Super Bowl hopes are over this year, but the search for a new stadium doesn't seem to ever have an off-season. Joining us on Morning Edition is Mark Fabiani, special counsel for the Chargers.
California is headed to another dry winter as recent rain did not deliver on its promise of much-needed water. A senior says last week's rain was helpful for agriculture but did little to ease the overall drought our state faces.
Christin and Destin in front of the Egyptian Theater
Scripps Health is being slapped with a class action lawsuit over its billing practices for emergency services. The suit alleges Scripps illegally billed patients over the last four years for costs their HMOs wouldn't pay. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
San Diego officials will meet with officials from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tomorrow to talk about San Diegos mismanagement of 13 million dollars in federal grants. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.
San Diego public schools with the largest number of poor students will get an infusion of federal education dollars. That's the result of a pivotal San Diego Unified school board decision yesterday. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis explains.
One of the ways I indulge my love of the south is through music. It's perfect for what is predominantly a nostalgic, wistful remembering of a place probably best revisited through its art (and maybe