Stories for August 10, 2011
San Diego police are investigating a possible case of vandalism against a high-profile labor leader.
State revenues came in half a billion dollars below projections last month. If the trend continues, that could trigger new cuts that include a 20 percent reduction to in-home support hours for the low-income elderly and disabled.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says California should stick to its ambitious high-speed rail project – even though the price continues to jump
After performing thousands of concerts across the country, Billy McLaughlin was diagnosed with focal dystonia in his left hand. It is a neurological disorder that makes the muscles contract uncontrollably. And for most musicians, it is a career-ending diagnosis. But, Billy made the bold decision to have his guitars flipped over to the other side and he learned to play all over again - using his other hand. “Billy McLaughlin: Flip Side” is a combination of concert footage of McLaughlin performing and the story of how he overcame focal dystonia to learn to play the guitar again.
Buckle up and go on a virtual flight over America’s Finest City as KPBS presents “San Diego Above and Beyond.” This new program features spectacular aerial footage from the oceans to the desert and downtown to the mountains. Shot entirely in high definition by expert aerial videographers, viewers are sure to get a glimpse of San Diego like never before. Soar above San Diego’s most treasured destinations like Cabrillo National Monument, the Hotel Del Coronado, La Jolla, Balboa Park, Del Mar, Palomar Observatory, Julian, and Mt. Helix, to name a few.
New research reveals a link between under-controlled asthma and pre-term births. Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions affecting pregnant women.