Stories for June 8, 2011
Nearly nine months after federal investigators began probing a deadly pipeline explosion near San Francisco, a California utility Pacific Gas & Electric quietly revealed its ruptured line had sprung a leak in a spot a few miles away years before.
Accusations of fiscal mismanagement and legal violations could shut down a southeast San Diego charter school.
In the wake of the 2010 Census, the growth in San Diego's Latino community has resulted in a call for a second Latino-majority City Council district.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has announced more than 100 arrests as the culmination of an anti-gang operation in the Central Valley.
Skeptical policyholders are dismissing Blue Shield of California's decision to cut premiums this fall. Blue Shield insists it wants to make coverage more affordable, by cutting rates beginning in October.
"Back Pain: The Primal Posture Solution" is a one-hour special hosted by award-winning author and back pain expert Esther Gokhale, L.Ac. Gokhale’s warm and intelligent manner, along with her simple step-by-step instructions, guides viewers to natural ways of sitting, standing, bending and walking. Gokhale has helped people of all ages and walks of life, including manual laborers, home makers and CEOs, with astounding results.
How has San Diego State University changed over the last 15 years? We speak to outgoing SDSU President Stephen Weber about his time at the university. Weber discusses the major challenges he faced when he took the helm in 1996, the accomplishments he's most proud of, and where SDSU is heading in the future.
An investigation by KPBS and the nonprofit reporting group, Watchdog Institute, has found inequities in the amount spent per-pupil by public school districts around the state. California's schools chief says if the funding situation isn't fixed, it may end up in court. KPBS Reporter Joanne Faryon joins us to discuss the story.
The "Younger Next Year" books, co-authored by Dr. Henry Lodge and Chris Crowley, have been a dramatic success, selling well over a million copies in 16 languages. The reasons are simple. Dr. Lodge has illuminated the new science of aging: that everyone – no matter how old – can take control of his or her biology and reverse the process of aging. Crowley, having adhered to the books’ tenets, is vital proof.