Stories for September 30, 2009
With "Zombieland" about to hit theaters it's only appropriate to mention that Zombie Walk: San Diego will be holding a zombie walk on Thursday October 1 for fun and a food drive. So if you feel like becoming one of the undead and lumbering around the Gaslamp then plan to meet up at the Reading Gaslamp Theater at 5:30pm.
Three Tijuana municipal police died when they were ambushed Wednesday evening and at least four more were injured.
Domestic violence is going up in San Diego at the same time that services for victims are being threatened.
San Diego Unified is looking into allegations that military recruiters are collecting student information without the permission of parents and students.
The San Diego Unified School Board approved spending roughly $230,000 to continue a district-wide push to offer more Advanced Placement classes to all students.
The Obama administration on Wednesday urged California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to call state lawmakers into a special session to deal with the state's water crisis.
San Diego County beaches scored high marks in the 2009 End of Summer Beach Report Card released Wednesday by environmental group Heal the Bay
Mailers from political parties asking for your opinion are often just thinly disguised attempts at fundraising. But some recent "surveys" may have gone over the line in partisan political distortion. KPBS Political correspondent Gloria Penner talks with a real pollster to find out more about these fundraising techniques.
Local Author Robert Frimtzis traveled across Europe with his family to escape Nazi devastation. His new memoir, 'From Tajikistan to the Moon,' details his brave account of World War II.
San Diego should be receiving its first batches of swine flu vaccine in a couple of weeks. The H1N1 virus has seen very little mutation so far, and that means the vaccine should work. But that could change because flu viruses are notoriously adaptive. Two San Diego companies think they've found an answer in a new kind of vaccine.
The command of Marine Corps Installations West changed hands yesterday. For the last four years, Maj. Gen. Michael Lehnert has been in charge of support services at seven Marine Corps bases on the west coast, including Camp Pendleton, Miramar, and Twentynine Palms. He spoke about the current initiatives to improve quality of life for Marines and their families.
Civil liberties advocates on both sides of the U.S. and Mexico border say the number of people dying while trying to sneak across the border is a humanitarian crisis. Advocates want both governments to recognize the problem.