Stories for June 17, 2010
Every year, more than 9,000 people are paroled in San Diego County. Most of them don't have health insurance. So they go to hospital emergency rooms for care, or forgo medical treatment altogether. In San Francisco, a community clinic is trying to help parolees manage their chronic health conditions, and get their lives back on track. That service doesn't exist here.
Two San Diego City Council members were at the center of a heated debate on the KPBS show "These Days" Thursday. They were debating a proposed outsourcing measure.
The California Attorney General's office says DNA samples, taken from people arrested for non-violent felonies, have helped police identify many violent criminals. This information could bolster the case for Proposition 69.
A federal judge’s decision on California’s law banning same-sex marriage could have a variety of effects. That’s the word from one legal expert. Closing arguments in the federal trial over the constitutionality of Proposition 8 were held yesterday.
What's the motivation behind City Councilman Carl DeMaio's "Competition and Transparency in City Contracting" initiative? Why are some councilmembers, and local labor unions, concerned that the proposed initiative will overturn the city's "living wage" ordinance? We discuss what could be the most talked about initiative on the November ballot.
This weekend we celebrate Father's Day and that's a good time to examine the changing role of Dads. Family dynamics and the recession have more fathers taking on a much bigger parenting role than in previous generations. We'll get an update on modern Dads from the founder of a collaborative blog called DadCentric.
The San Diego Unified School Board revealed the names of three finalists competing to be the district's next superintendent. The announcement came late Wednesday.