Stories for April 30, 2010
The establishment of sex offender exclusion zones in California was one of the recommendations made today by a state board that reviewed the case surrounding the killer of San Diego-area teens Chelsea King and Amber Dubois.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors and 16 local mayors sent a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today urging him to issue an executive order to bolster firefighting resources for the region in advance of the wildfire season.
About 800,000 Californians who have individual health policies with Anthem Blue Cross are breathing a little bit easier. That's because Anthem has decided to forgo price hikes for now.
Immigrants rights activists in San Diego plan to join their counterparts nationwide on Saturday to ask the U.S. Congress and president to overhaul the country's immigration system. Saturday is May Day, or International Workers Day.
Panelists debated the economic merits of California's greenhouse gas emissions reduction law at a forum Friday in San Diego.
Someone wrote a racial slur on an erasable slate on the door of a black student's dorm room at San Diego State University.
Anger flares over Arizona's new immigration law and its implications for racial profiling. Will this approach spread to other states? San Diego reacts for and against police empowerment in the illegal immigration debate.
The push is on to build more in downtown San Diego with more tax money. Is this a lead up to a new charger stadium there?
We discuss changes in local campaign funding from political parties. How does the law reinforce the need for an independent ethics commissions?
The woman in charge of putting diabetes research into practice for the Centers for Disease Control, spoke of the "global" epidemic of diabetes during a San Diego symposium yesterday.
America's culture wars over gay marriage and abortion rights are playing out in San Diego County's judicial elections. A conservative movement has sprung up on the internet. It endorses a slate of candidates who are challenging four incumbent San Diego judges in the June primary.
San Diego Assemblyman Marty Block is pushing a bill in Sacramento aimed at reversing a controversial change in San Diego State University's admissions policy.
The funniest film of the year may end up being an art documentary. Yeah, you heard me right. "Exit Through the Gift Shop" (opening April 30 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) made me laugh harder and longer than any comedy this year. Plus it's a savvy critique of the art world. Listen to our discussion from the KPBS Film Club of the Air.