Stories for September 22, 2010
Last week Mayor Sanders recommended that funding to city public arts projects be temporarily suspended. I came across this panel discussion on public art featuring artists Robert Irwin, John Baldessari and others in UCSD's Stuart Collection. Their comments are enlightening for our local conversation about public art.
State Schools Superintendent Jack O'Connell unveiled a Facebook-like web tool for California teachers today in San Diego. The program is the first of its kind in the country.
Half of the major roads in San Diego are in poor condition, according to a national transportation research group. San Diego roads were ranked the eighth worst among the nation's regions with populations greater than 500,000.
Long-time public broadcasting journalist and author Bill Moyers joins us today to discuss the state of politics, the role of religion in the U.S., and recent changes in the media.
Food and Fall go hand in hand, especially when you introduce the fresh, and seasonal into your menu. The executive chef of the Marine Room in La Jolla, Bernard Guillas joins us with tips on getting adventurous with seasonal food. We'll also talk about the adventure of San Diego Restaurant week.
Some San Diego politicians are hoping to climb up the electoral ladder this November. They're running for higher office before they get caught in the grip of term limits. KPBS political correspondent Gloria Penner gives us some examples.
Volunteers will comb the streets of downtown San Diego looking for the most vulnerable people in hopes of getting them into permanent housing. Robin Munro is a real estate attorney and is on the board of the Downtown San Diego Partnership.
The world's largest health conference that addresses gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues gets underway in San Diego today. Healthy aging for the LGBT community will be one of the topics of conversation at the 28th annual meeting of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.
The real work of Democratic government gets done in the middle of the political spectrum. The politicians who appeal to the suburban soccer moms can build party majorities and pass legislation. But in California, things are different.