Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Stories for January 28, 2009

California Mom Will Be Released From Mich. Prison

Jan. 28
KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

A state official says a California woman captured 32 years after she escaped from a Michigan prison will be released on May 19.

Overdose of Common Over-the-Counter Drug on the Rise

Jan. 28
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

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.

Boaters Must Switch to Digital Beacons

Jan. 28
By Katie Orr and KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

Televisions aren’t the only technology making the switch to digital. Beginning February first, the emergency beacons used by boaters must be digital as well.

Can Obama Maintain Bipartisanship?

Jan. 28
KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

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.

More San Diegans Facing Hunger

Jan. 28
KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

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.

No Off Season for Stadium Search

Jan. 28
By Dwane Brown, Alan Ray and KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

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.

Recent Rain Hasn't Done Much for Overall Water Shortage

Jan. 28
By Dwane Brown, Alan Ray and KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

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.

Sundance - The Aftermath

Jan. 28
By Destin Cretton and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
0 Comments
Tease photo

Christin and Destin in front of the Egyptian Theater

Lawsuit Charges Scripps With Illegal Billing

Jan. 28
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

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.

SD Meeting With HUD to Discuss Mismanaged Grants

Jan. 28
By Katie Orr and KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

San Diego officials will meet with officials from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tomorrow to talk about San Diego’s mismanagement of 13 million dollars in federal grants. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.

Schools With High Povety Rates To Get More Money

Jan. 28
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting
0 Comments

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.

Ten Years of Southern Music from the Oxford American

Jan. 28
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
0 Comments
Tease photo

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