Stories for April 20, 2012
What looked like a setback in California’s economic recovery might have only been a temporary lull.
Hundreds of bills passed their first committee votes this week at the State Capitol. But many did not – especially measures authored by minority Republicans.
The New Children's Museum, several hotels and area theme parks were honored today by the city of San Diego as "Recyclers of the Year" in a ceremony at the San Diego Zoo.
Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car is America’s future: fast, furious and cleaner than ever. “Revenge” follows the race among major car-makers to be the first, the best, and to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world. It’s not just the next generation of green cars that’s on the line. It’s the future of the automobile itself.
The U.S. military on Friday said 11 service members are being investigated for alleged misconduct in Colombia. The Marine and Navy personnel are from San Diego.
KPBS is increasing its commitment to investigative reporting with added staffing and a deepening partnership with Investigative Newsource, a journalism nonprofit embedded within the KPBS newsroom.
A hundred years ago, the world of the British manor house was at its height. It was a world of luxury and privilege that has provided a majestic backdrop to a range of movies and costume dramas to this day, most recently in the popular MASTERPIECE “Downton Abbey.” But what was really going on behind those stately walls? Find out when this program looks beyond fiction to the truth of the lives lived in these ancient British houses, and shows how mounting financial, political and social pressures were poised to bring momentous changes.
"The Next American Dream" is an examination of the ways in which American cities - specifically our downtowns - will change and grow in the decades ahead. The post World War II American Dream led to the birth of the interstate highway system, suburbia, and an automobile driven society. Today, a host of unintended consequences of that dream - from environmental to social - are paving the way for the next one.
California's brief recovery stalled in March as unemployment rose back to 11 percent after two months of decline, the state Economic Development Department reported Friday.
Pan roasting is a technique used all the time in restaurants—you start searing something on the stove, and finish it off in the oven. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming shows you a favorite technique that all home chefs should add to their repertoire. It's easy, saves time in the kitchen, and guarantees great flavor. Joining Ming is Boston's own, Jody Adams. Together they cook on the fly whipping up Pan-Roasted Chicken with Orzo Sausage Risotto & Chinese Mushrooms and Pan Roasted Halibut with Eggplant Caponata.
This is the time of year that voters start finding their mailboxes stuffed with campaign mailers, and their phones start ringing with campaign polls and robocalls. Campaign committees do have to abide with specific regulations when it comes to telling voters exactly who’s behind those fliers and phone calls.