Stories for March 10, 2009
Benicio Del Toro stars as the title character of Steven Soderbergh's Che (IFC)
There are a lot of mommy blogs, home videos of kids, and parental advice websites on the internet. I like some and am wholly underwhelmed by many. Of course, the ones featuring my friends' children...well, they're brilliant! And that's my point: most of the time, you need to know the family to get a real kick out of their online forays. But there's a clever site out there that I could read for hours, even though I don't know the family involved. It's called
The thirty-year-old DeGuzman is waiting to get into is the Lucas Licensing Portfolio Review. The company handles $8 billion in licensing and merchandizing for properties such as
A gas commonly used to exterminate termites and other pests stays in the atmosphere much longer than researchers expected. A UC-San Diego study shows the chemical is a potent greenhouse gas. KPBS Environment Reporter Ed Joyce has details.
California regulators say health plans must cover physical and speech therapy for children who have autism. But regulators are not requiring insurers to pay for a type of behavioral therapy parents say is extremely effective. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
Officials in San Diego are encouraging homeowners at risk of foreclosure to get help before its too late. But Mayor Jerry Sanders is also warning the public to be aware of scams. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.
A growing number of teens and young men with narcotics taped to their bodies have been caught in recent months trying to cross the border at San Diego-area ports of entry, authorities announced today.
Spring begins on March 20 and with it comes the harvest of tender greens, juicy strawberries and crisp asparagus. We'll talk about buying, cooking and enjoying the foods of spring in our monthly Food Hour.
Prop 8, the ban on same-sex marriage that Californians approved last November, is before the California Supreme Court. We'll get some analysis from Dan Eaton on the case, as well as a look at videogame labels and religious symbols on public lands.
California voters will debate several proposition measures when they head to the polls in May for a special election. We're joined on Morning Edition by independent Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy
What should Congress do to help stimulate our nation's struggling economy? How should the government deal with the housing crisis? What kind of risk does the violence on the U.S.-Mexico border pose to our national security? Host Alan Ray speaks to local congressional representatives Brian Bilbray and Bob Filner about the hot topics on the national political scene. We speak to Bilbray and Filner about the national issues that have local relevance in San Diego.
Two San Diego area Congressmen who opposed the stimulus bill say they are working hard to sure the money is spent properly.Democrats are crying foul, but the Republicans say they are just protecting taxpayer's dollars. Matt Laslo reports from Washington.
I'll admit, this post is totally random but I just have to tell you about. Last weekend, I drove out to the