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Stories for August 5, 2011
The World According to Shorts presents a selection of award-winning animated short films from renowned international festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, Annecy, Clermont Ferrand and others in the showcase "Nine Nation Animation" (opening August 5 at Reading Gaslamp Stadium Theaters).
As San Diego kids prepare to go back to school, local parents prepare to open their wallets. And Operation Homefront gives help to military families in need.
Surf's up in the counties north of San Diego through Saturday night thanks to Hurricane Eugene.
Residents of San Diego's new 9th Council District will be represented by familiar faces, until elections take place next year.
San Diego County new car sales were up significantly in the second quarter of the year. That could help push yearly sales totals over 100,000 for the first time in three years.
One of the causes of pollution in San Diego Bay is copper hull paint.
The unemployment rate dipped to 9.1 percent. But the news failed to calm already jittery stock markets around the world.
Director-writer Mike Cahill and actress-writer Brit Marling came by KPBS to talk to me about their indie sci-fi romantic thriller, "Another Earth" (opening August 5 at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas).
The racial and ethnic demographics of San Diego county have changed dramatically but the look of the county board has not. It's still comprised of five white Republicans. Can this be affected by drawing new political boundaries that give more power to minority voters? That's the question at hand.
It has become frightening clear that we are not out of the economic woods, and another recession is not out of the question. So what does this mean for San Diego? And how might San Diego be affected by the debt ceiling bill?
President Obama signed a bill on Tuesday that allows borrowing to continue and allows the nation's debt to increase. Today we look at the local political and economic fallout.
"If consumers are dead in the water and businesses are not going to expand, if government is out of the equation by concerns of debt and deficit, then it's unlikely we're going to get any strong growth."
As summer wanes, keeping kids busy before the school year starts can be hard. Culture Lust contributor Nina Garin identifies some of the artsiest camps running this August in San Diego.