Stories for November 29, 2011
Starting Wednesday night, high winds out of the northeast are expected to whip across much of Southern California including San Diego County.
Hosted by icons Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees, this all-new concert spectacular features hits and favorites of the AM radio era from Paul Revere & The Raiders, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Kingsmen, The Ventures, Question Mark & The Mysterians and Jefferson Starship. Every song is a classic from the decade of peace, love and profound social change — sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations.
Rick Steves will be in the KPBS studios, hosting a three-hour special on some of his favorite European waterways. Explore the fabled Dalmatian Coast from dramatic Dubrovnik to crusty Adriatic island ports. Travel to the west of Norway for a sail under towering fjord cliffs and a hike on powerful glaciers. And then Rick is off to the Costa del Sol for some fun in the Spanish sun.
It's back to the drawing board for HIV prevention researchers, after a clinical trial of a vaginal gel was found to be ineffective.
U.S. authorities believe they have found another cross-border drug-smuggling tunnel between Mexico and San Diego.
California has an ambitious new recycling goal of seventy-five percent by 2020. That goal was set in a new law signed by Governor Jerry Brown this year.
Superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli takes on one of the biggest stages of his career for a concert in New York City's famed Central Park with the New York Philharmonic. Showcasing his unmistakable soaring vocals, Bocelli sings a variety of classical favorites as well as many of his most popular signature songs. The performance, recorded live from Central Park with an audience of over 75,000 fans, also features special guests from the worlds of opera and popular music.
EH Davis moved to San Diego in 1884 and began to photograph Indians in San Diego County, Mexico and Yuma, Arizona and collect artifacts because he thought Indian culture was dying out. The San Diego History Center is digitizing and cataloging hundreds of his photos and creating a website for the public.
The Navy will release a list today of enlisted officers who will be laid off in the coming year. It’s the second phase of a strategy to re-balance the service after a period of low turnover in the force.