Stories for November 1, 2010
Over the weekend, federal immigration agents working with local police in Escondido arrested two undocumented immigrants with past criminal convictions. The driver's license checkpoints and deportations--and the protests against them--are escalating in the community.
Two weeks after San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis promised a review of her office's handling of a domestic violence case. KPBS has learned the findings won't be made public. The lessons of the review against a man now charged with killing his wife will remain within the DA's office.
A San Diego man will answer to a charge of murdering a teenage girl found beaten and stabbed in the basement of an abandoned home three years ago.
The two major party candidates for Governor are working feverishly to get people to the polls tomorrow. Both Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman are on whirlwind tours of California.
Researchers at UC San Diego have identified a specific gene that apparently predisposes people to become politically liberal. We'll hear about the research and discuss the difference in personalities and attitudes that separate liberals and conservatives.
Have you studied up on the candidates and propositions that will appear on your local ballot? Professors Glen Sparrow and Carl Luna join us to provide their analysis of the most important local races. Plus, KPBS Reporter Tom Fudge discusses the propositions that could reform state government.
Several major candidates are campaigning in San Diego today in a last bid for support the day before the election. There’s a reason why all the major candidates have spent a lot of time in San Diego.
A new report reveals many Californians with high-deductible health plans delay care because of cost concerns. Some of these policies have deductibles of $5,000 or more.