Stories for September 28, 2010
Today the Case-Shiller home price index came out and it looked pretty good for the San Diego market. Case-Shiller tracks housing markets in 20 cities and it showed home prices in July were up in San Diego about 9 percent from the year before.
Federal officials say they will destroy all of the medications collected from last Saturday's prescription drug take-back day in San Diego, but they are offering few specifics.
A lot’s being said about the half-cent sales tax increase being proposed for San Diego. We break it down into three arguments for the increase -- and three against it.
The First Amendment has a broad range of applications. And recently California Federal courts have been relying on the flexibility of the First in rulings ranging from gay rights in the military to the location of tatoo parlors. Our legal analyst Dan Eaton explains.
Part documentary, part stage performance, "Piaf: Her Story, Her Songs" is an entertaining look at French chanteuse Edith Piaf tells her story through a terrific theatrical presentation by singer Raquel Bitton, who literally becomes Piaf while singing, but steps back and tells her story - in English - between the mostly French songs.
KPBS Investigative Reporter Amita Sharma joins us to discuss her report on the local Somali immigrant community, and the concerns that an African terrorist group could be recruiting in San Diego. Are the United States' asylum rules being manipulated by terrorists who aim to do our country harm?
California's top lawmakers say they are close to a budget deal, but a budget deal won't be signed till AT LEAST next week. Nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy speaks to Morning Edition about the latest on the state budget and the upcoming gubernatorial debate.
The state budget impasse has put domestic violence shelters in San Diego and other parts of California in a deep hole. That's because shelters haven't received any money from the state since June 30th.