Stories for November 10, 2010
The cruise ship stranded off the coast of Southern California since Monday will be towed into San Diego’s downtown harbor Thursday morning. Getting the ship’s passengers back to land has not taken as long as initially expected.
The San Diego County Supervisors held the second hearing on their plan to change land-use zoning in the unincorporated areas of the county for the next 40 years; the board chambers were full.
Some San Diego State University students are wondering how they’ll manage to cover the cost of going to school next year after Cal State University trustees approved a 15 percent tuition increase by next fall.
Budget cuts may be coming to San Diego, but not for a couple months. The mayor plans to wait until spring to present his budget.
A Camp Pendleton-based Marine killed Tuesday in Afghanistan was identified today. Second Lt. Robert M. Kelly, 29, of Tallahassee, Fla., died in combat operations in Helmand Province, according to the Department of Defense.
What are the pros and cons of adopting an older pet? What characteristics should you look for when trying to select an older dog or cat to bring into your home? November is the ASPCA's Adopt-a-Senior-Pet-Month, so we've invited our pet experts give tips on adopting older pets.
Hamed Dost is a local Afghan immigrant who was inspired to join the war against terrorism after 9/11. He became a government contractor who served as a translator for the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade in Afghanistan. Dost now regrets his decision to join the fight against terrorism. He has suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, and became an alcoholic after returning to San Diego. KPBS Reporter Tom Fudge talks about what Dost has learned from his experience, and how his story might influence others who might want to follow his path.
What can be learned by seeking a deeper understanding of both science and religion? We speak to one of the world's most renowned voices on the intersection between religion and science.
Three times since September, SDSU has been given increased enrollment targets from the CSU system for this academic year. The current target is 27,999 full time students. The increase will happen in the spring semester. We find out how SDSU plans to get more than 6,000 new students here, where they will come from and what affect this may have on the graduation rate.