Stories for May 12, 2010
Tim Gilmer is a paraplegic farmer who has little patience for sympathy, but a great fondness for earth-friendly produce. He grows impeccable ingredients, all without chemicals. Chef Philippe Boulot and his daughter visit Gilmer's farm in Walnut Hill, Oregon. In the kitchen, the chef shows off the culinary skills that earned him a James Beard Foundation Award.
Gian Lorenzo Bernini - first boy wonder, then adult prodigy - was a man who defined the term "virtuoso." He was a sculptor, architect and composer, and known to be a dashing cavalier who was socially graceful, personally charming, and the personal friend of Pope Urban VIII, the patron of the arts. Bernini's sculptures had the quick breath of life flowing through them.
There are a number of countywide and local propositions on San Diego's June Primary ballot. We'll examine some of them with KPBS Political correspondent Gloria Penner.
Proposition 16 on the June ballot would place limits on the way electricity can be delivered to our homes and by whom. The issue is shaping up to be an epic showdown between small non-profit energy providers and the San Francisco-based utility giant PG&E. For the California Report, here's Amy Standen.
We'll hear about the causes, symptoms and treatment options for attachment disorder and how parents can help children with special needs succeed.
The use of the death penalty has a long history in California. We look at whether it is an anachronism in this state due to the many obstacles preventing its use as punishment, and we look at current trends in death penalty cases in San Diego.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Poizner is scheduled to field questions from the public in Poway tonight in his second visit to San Diego County in three days.
San Diego voters will decide next month whether it’s time to impose term limits on the top elected officials at the County. San Diego’s five county supervisors earn more than state legislators. Unlike state legislators, they are not limited to two or three terms in office.