Stories for March 9, 2009
Listen to my interview with photographer Clay Enos.
I broke some of my self-imposed rules on this San Diego Weekend. I usually don't post portraits of families, but the last photograph in this post, called Generation Gap, made me smile and reflect. & I love the no-nonsense stance of the grandmother and the sweet faces of her two grandchildren. & Thanks to Scott of Scott's Foto Cafe for sharing such a personal image. & As I mentioned in earlier posts, I also try to steer clear of zoo images. & However, the napping lion from the Wild Animal Park is fun, in large part because of its title "Send More Tourists." & I guess this lion likes a good nap after a big meal of camera-clad tourists. & There were a lot of images to choose from this weekend, so kudos to all you San Diego photogs!
San Diego's researchers say a boost in embryonic stem cell funding will advance the search for cures at many local institutions.KPBS Radio's Tom Fudge has more.
The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority wants to hear what people think about plans to reduce airplane noise. The authority holds a workshop Tuesday to talk about a federal noise study of Lindbergh Field. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has details.
California is eligible for some ten-billion dollars in federal stimulus money to help provide healthcare for the poor. But in order to get it, the state must take away a restriction it passed last fall on Medi-Cal eligibility. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
Narcotics seizures at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry doubled in February, compared with the previous month, authorities reported today.
You'll catch a lot of students sleeping at the Price Center ballroom on the UC San Diego campus today. KPBS Reporter Tom Fudge reports on the "Nap-In."
The conflict between God and science rages on in American society. Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, has found a balance as a scientist and a born-again Christian.
Did you have trouble getting out of bed this morning? Do you usually have trouble adjusting to the daylight-saving time change? Host Alan Ray speaks to sleep expert Dr. Sara Mednick about the impact of daylight-saving time, and how napping can help people adjust to the time change.
An English band with strong underground support is making its San Diego debut Tuesday. The New Master Sounds is heavily influenced by African American soul jazz and funk bands from the late '60's and early 70's. Joining us to talk about their West Coast Tour is guitarist Eddie Roberts.
What kind of business practices led to the current financial crisis and recession? We'll talk with a former stockbroker who was convicted of fraud and now speaks out about the lack of ethics in the business world that led to the current crisis.
The Aztecs got a huge win this weekend over UNLV and the two teams will square-off again on Thursday. We're joined on Morning Edition by North County Times sports columnist Jay Paris.
There are approximately 7,500 children in foster care in San Diego County. To help these children navigate the court system, they are assigned a Court Appointed Special Advocate, or CASA. We'll talk about the important role these volunteers play in addressing the child abuse crisis in San Diego.
Cash-strapped counties say they're still not sure how they'll cover their costs of the May 19th special election.
The Society of Interventional Radiology is holding its annual scientific meeting in San Diego this week. Participants will discuss new advancements in minimally invasive treatments. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
The San Diego Food Bank is reporting a dramatic decrease in donations while demands for assistance skyrocket. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.