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Stories for August 5, 2011

Review: 'Nine Nation Animation'

Aug. 5
By Beth Accomando
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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).

Charity Helps Military Kids Gear Up For New School Year

Aug. 5
Neiko Will
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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.

Look North Of San Diego For High Surf

Aug. 5
By Ed Joyce
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Surf's up in the counties north of San Diego through Saturday night thanks to Hurricane Eugene.

Familiar Faces To Represent New 9th Council District ... For Now

Aug. 5
By Marissa Cabrera
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Residents of San Diego's new 9th Council District will be represented by familiar faces, until elections take place next year.

Local New Cars Sales Up So Far This Year

Aug. 5
By Erik Anderson
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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.

Paint On Boat Hulls Fouling Shelter Island Waters

Aug. 5
By Ed Joyce
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One of the causes of pollution in San Diego Bay is copper hull paint.

Jobs Report Is Bright Light, But Economy Still In Tunnel

Aug. 5
By Npr
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The unemployment rate dipped to 9.1 percent. But the news failed to calm already jittery stock markets around the world.

Interview: Mike Cahill and Brit Marling

Aug. 5
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker, Katie Schoolov
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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).

Roundtable: Will Supes Create A Majority Minority District?

Aug. 5
Midday Edition
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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.

Roundtable: What's Up (Or Down) With San Diego's Economy?

Aug. 5
Midday Edition
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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?

Roundtable: Local Fallout From Debt Ceiling Deal

Aug. 5
Midday Edition
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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.

Double Dip: Is U.S. Headed For Another Recession?

Aug. 5
By Npr
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"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."

Summer Camps For Young Artists

Aug. 5
Nina Garin
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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.