Stories for January 21, 2010
San Diego Airport Authority officials are looking at the region’s smaller civilian airports to see how a network might help meet future aviation needs.
Justin Timberlake, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Wyclef Jean, Bono, The Edge and Jay-Z will lead the all-star lineup of performers for Friday night's "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" telethon. More than 100 stars have signed on to help raise funds for the MTV Networks-sponsored show, which will benefit the victims of last week's devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake on the impoverished island.
During the 1950s, one performer challenged Elvis Presley in chart-topping hits — Pat Boone. Instantly recognizable for his silky, smooth singing voice, charming good looks and iconic white bucks, Boone had 38 top 40 hits, starred in movies, became a best-selling author and, from 1957 to 1961, hosted “The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom,” a weekly network television musical variety show. Boone stars in his first PBS special, featuring memorable performances from that hit series. Performers include Mel Torme, the Mills Brothers, Frankie Avalon, Johnny Mathis, Connie Francis, Count Basie and Nat “King” Cole.
The composer of the Broadway hit "Spring Awakening" premieres his new musical at the Old Globe Theatre. We'll talk about the play "Whisper House" with Tony-award winner Duncan Sheik and writer Kyle Jarrow.
To cap off this rainy week in San Diego, we have a handful of music and restaurants options, including a new pizza joint, the end of restaurant week, and a garage-rock musician who wears a bunny mask and sings in his underwear. Now you have to tune in!
A winter storm has caused power outages for 9,400 people this morning in San Diego. Meanwhile Southwest Airlines has canceled its flights at Lindbergh Field until 4 p.m.
Five-time Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Naomi Judd talks about her battle with Hepatitis C and her work advocating for patients.
Religion professor Richard Hughes critiques the powerful and potentially dangerous myth of America as a Christian nation.
Surveys show tens of millions of Americans suffer from some form of chronic pain. It's one of the main reasons why people visit a doctor. Those who have chronic pain often get little relief from standard medical therapies. One treatment program in San Diego offers a unique approach that includes counseling, bio-feedback and cooking classes.