Stories for May 10, 2011
To fulfill its goal of being the premier local news analysis organization in San Diego, KPBS is taking significant steps toward better serving the community. Starting on Monday, May 23, KPBS 89.5 FM will begin airing 24 hours of news and informational programming. KPBS’ shift to a full schedule of news and information features several significant changes: “These Days” is changing its name to “Midday Edition” and will be an hour-long program at noon. “Editors Roundtable” will become “The Roundtable” and move to noon on Fridays as part of “KPBS Midday Edition.” All of the same popular and highly rated programs currently airing on KPBS radio will remain, however they may be airing at a new time. There are several new programs being added to the radio schedule: “World Have Your Say,” “To the Point,” “Q,” “PBS NewsHour,” “The Splendid Table” and “Being.”
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today approved a discount drug program in which residents can save up to 65 percent on some prescriptions.
Del Mar City Manager Karen Brust resigned today, effective June 30, to to take the same position with the city of San Juan Capistrano.
Las Vegas has the highest percentage of underwater homes and in Santa Monica sometimes you don't have to park your own bike.
A San Diego charter high school today fell short in its effort to have President Barack Obama deliver its commencement address.
After nearly 40 years on Upas Street near Balboa Park, the San Diego Blood Bank's main donor center will re-open today in a new location east of downtown San Diego.
We'll speak to author and journalist Peter Schrag about the brief but amazing history of America's ambivalence toward immigrants.
Asian cooking has its own styles, its own flavors and its own cooking techniques. On this month's Food Hour, we'll discuss how to buy from Asian markets and prepare new dishes, as well as select some delicious menu items from Asian restaurants in San Diego.
Governor Jerry Brown has had some unexpected setbacks recently as Republicans refused to support a measure that could have avoided drastic cuts. Now, as a profile piece in the New York Times Magazine suggests, Governor Brown may be ready to call that bluff and prescribe some very harsh medicine to our state.
With the season opener a little more than four months away, NFL owners and players are still in disagreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. This leaves many NFL teams like the San Diego Chargers in limbo after completing the NFL draft. In the meantime, there is still Padres baseball to be played. With us to discuss the NFL labor talks, Chargers and the San Diego Padres is North County Times Sports columnist Jay Paris.