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Stories for December 27, 2010

'True Grit': What's Your Take?

Dec. 27
By Angela Carone
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I saw the new Coen brothers movie, "True Grit," on Christmas day and disagree with our critics on KPBS' Film Club of the Air.

East Coast Storm Delays Flights Here

Dec. 27
City News Service

Blizzard along East Coast causes disruptions in air travel as far away as San Diego.

Photos: San Diego During The Holidays

Dec. 27
By Angela Carone
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Culture Lust scans the web and collects images of San Diego, holiday style. Santas, rainbows, pet parades, and...Godzilla?

King/Dubois Slayings, Housing Market Topped Local Headlines In 2010

Dec. 27
These Days

We speak to KPBS Investigative Reporter Amita Sharma about one of the top local stories of the year, the tragic slayings of teenagers Chelsea King and Amber Dubois. Plus, we speak to Reporter Peggy Pico about the top bio-techonology and science stories of the year. And, Reporter Tom Fudge gives us a recap of the top housing and transportation issues of 2010.

San Diego Could See More Rain By Wednesday

Dec. 27
City News Service

Mostly sunny skies were expected in San Diego County today but more rain is likely by Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Light Rail Transforming Cities, Guiding Development

Dec. 27
JJ Sutherland, NPR
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It's hard to find a city in America that isn't planning, proposing, studying or actually building a light rail system. Cities as diverse as Dallas, Seattle and Washington, D.C., all see light rail as part of their future — a way to reshape their development.

Recycle Christmas Trees Into Mulch

Dec. 27
By Ed Joyce
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When you're ready to unload your holiday tree, the city of San Diego will turn it into garden mulch. The grinding happens at the Greenery at the Miramar Landfill.

Snowstorm Coats East, Stranding Travelers

Dec. 27
Associated Press
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A winter storm made travel torturous in the Northeast on Sunday, dumping a thick layer of snow that stranded thousands of airline, train and bus passengers and made motorists think twice about hitting after-Christmas sales.