Stories for October 13, 2010
A San Diego company is offering a $10,000 prize for the best wireless application for veterans with health problems.
California will take a lead role in the 50-state inquiry into foreclosure practices by banks. The Golden State has a jumpstart on the investigation.
San Diego will soon launch a new effort designed to reduce pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases among teenagers. The county has one of California's highest teen pregnancy rates.
The proposal that the State of California sell the Del Mar Fairgrounds to the City of Del Mar has created a lot of questions and some controversy. We look at pros and cons of the proposed sale as well as questions about the sale price and whether Del Mar will be able to come up with the money.
We continue our election coverage on KPBS with a discussion about San Diego's Congressional races. Incumbents seem to have a big lead in all five local races for Congress. We'll focus on the candidates in San Diego's 50-th and 51-st districts.
Fireworks, personal attacks, and policy differences marked the final debate of California’s governor’s race Tuesday night. Republican Meg Whitman, the former eBAY CEO, and Democratic Attorney General Jerry Brown clashed over the budget, environmental regulations, same-sex marriage and many other issues.
What's your favorite kind of craft beer? Why are IPAs so popular right now? What are sour beers? And, how did San Diego become the premiere craft beer town in the nation? We'll answer your questions, and discuss the latest trends in the craft beer world with some of the top breweries in town.
Pa' Bailar Tijuana is trying to get people to dance on the streets on October 21st. On the U.S. side of the public performance, people will be gathering at the Plaza Las Americas Outlet Mall at 6:00 pm. The idea is to celebrate Tijuana, despite the ongoing stigma of violence that has affected the border city for years.
A new study by the Rand Corporation says Proposition 19, that would legalize marijuana in California, would pinch Mexican drug smugglers' pocketbooks. But Proposition 19 would not pack the wallop backers advertise.