Stories for March 3, 2011
Redevelopment supports once again warn that Governor Jerry Brown's plan to eliminate redevelopment agencies is unconstitutional.
Rock and pop legends Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (formerly of Sha Na Na) and Ronnie Spector (of the Ronettes) bring back the best songs from the late 1950s and early 1960's rock, pop and doo-wop era in an all new MY MUSIC concert event. This all-new special recorded in May 2010 includes new live performances and rare, never before available archival classics from the Dick Clark vaults.
San Diego Parks and Recreation employees allegedly stole more than $100,000 from two recreation centers by pocketing reimbursement checks and membership and registration fees.
Anthem Blue Cross is warning individual policy holders in California to prepare for another rate increase. Some consumers will have to pay 40 percent more for their health insurance than they did last year.
"Eat And Cook Healthy! With Dr. John La Puma" is a program that teaches viewers to experience food they can't wait to make, and grab the energy and good health to reclaim their lives. Anyone who loves food, wants to have more energy, wants to reverse his or her family health history, or wants to know what to eat to get and stay healthy should watch this program. The recipes, meals, and menus can work within minutes of eating.
I own a book about media law that's about the same heft as my Oxford annotated bible. That occurred to me as I heard that the Westboro Baptist Church can continue to demonstrate at military funerals.
Son's disease inspires Steve Altman and his wife to help fund a new research facility at UC San Diego.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography researchers aboard a ship in the southern Atlantic Ocean mapped previously uncharted undersea mountains, the tallest of which is higher than California's Mount Whitney, the research institute announced today.
Tristan Geisler will be presented with an Olympic gold medal for a second time today -- nine years after winning it in the first place.
The Westboro Baptist Church has angered many by protesting at military funerals and other events. The church protesters often hold signs with anti-gay messages and say things like "Thank God for Dead Soldiers." Despite the church's offensive messages, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment protects their right to protest, and use signs containing what many consider hurtful speech. KPBS Guest Military Blogger Beth Ford Roth joins us to explain the Supreme Court's ruling.
Lorie Zapf was elected in 2010 to replace the termed-out Donna Frye as the City Council representative from the 6th district. We ask her about the controversies that followed her during the election and the big issues in her first months in office, including water rate increases and the city budget.