Stories for October 28, 2009
A young Marine based at Camp Pendleton was found dead in his Fallbrook home this week. His death has been ruled a suicide, and comes in spite of a recent suicide prevention initiative on the base.
New data shows there's a charter school boom in California this year with roughly one in five students attending a charter school in the Golden State.
A San Diego city budget meeting being held in Golden Hill this evening is the opening salvo to what promises to be one of the most difficult budget years in the city's history
San Diego County health officials are reporting two more deaths associated with swine flu, bringing the total to 27 since last spring.
Mexico's screening of cars headed south across the U.S. Mexico border into Tijuana is snarling traffic on San Ysidro streets and on freeways in the South Bay. It can take an hour and a half to cross into Tijuana during peak hours.
San Diego research groups have received tens of millions of dollars in state funding for new stem cell research.
A new poll shows San Diegans support medical marijuana but they don't want more dispensaries than the city can regulate.
Is provocateur Lars von Trier's newest film the most disturbing movie of the year? Does Chris Rock's documentary "Good Hair" shed light on cultural standards of beauty for African-American women? Who is Agnes Varda and why is her work important? We'll answer these questions and more on our monthly Film Club of the Air. Also, stick around for some recommended horror films for your Halloween weekend.
What's it like being a Christian woman living in the Muslim country of Pakistan? We speak to Rubina Feroze Bhatti about the challenges women and Christians face in Pakistan, and what kind of change she hopes to create by sharing these stories.
San Diego needs to bring in more revenue and the city council wants to create a commission that will suggest how to do that. But a disagreement Tuesday between city council members has put the commission on hold for now.