Stories for March 30, 2009
Students at a couple San Diego County high schools are learning some life lessons through making their own music. Its part of the John Lennon Education Bus Tour. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis hopped aboard.
The CEO of Arena Pharmaceuticals says he's very pleased by clinical trial results for the company's weight-loss drug, despite negative reaction from investors. KPBS Reporter Tom Fudge has more.
California is the first state in the nation to require health plans to provide translation services for people in their primary language. State officials are trying to raise awareness of the new law. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.
The Alliance Clinic is expanding its services to San Diego's refugee population. It will now include surgery. KPBS Radio's Tom Fudge explains.
Morgan Hill police say they haven't received any calls for service after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 hit outside Morgan Hill.
Music students and community musicians from the North County have united to form the Miracosta Latin Jazz Orchestra. The 22-piece orchestra joins us in studio.
Tijuana-born novelist and poet Luis Alberto Urrea talks about immigration, being multicultural, and the push and pull of life in a border region.
2009 started with a bang. Or, more precisely, a crash of the economic kind. So in the midst of a recession, as people are losing their jobs and retirement savings vanishing overnight, what kind of financial planning should people be thinking of? We'll talk with two financial experts about making ends meet today while still planning for the future.
The SDSU Aztecs men's basketball team are going to the Big Apple for the NIT Final Four. We're joined on Morning Edition by North County Times sports columnist Jay Paris.
Congressional Democrats are trying to pass a bill to keep more California residents in their homes, but opponents say the legislation will raise the cost of homes. Matt Laslo reports.
At their meeting this afternoon San Diego City Council members will consider whether to give themselves a pay raise. But Council President Ben Hueso isnt expecting any discussion on the matter. KPBS reporter Katie Orr has details.
I hope everyone had a good weekend. I spent mine surrounded by boxes since I'm moving tomorrow. & I moved so much as a kid, the mere sight of a U-Haul truck makes me twitch. Needless to say, the weekend was a little unsettling. & But all of you San Diego photogs did some great weekend exploring and looking at those images made me feel connected to my community so, thank you! & Here are some top picks.