Stories for April 4, 2012
A five-year agreement was reached today allowing DIRECTV to resume retransmitting KSWB-TV Channel 69, Tribune's other local stations and WGN America.
The San Diego County Water Authority today filed a petition alleging the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power failed to release public documents as required by state law.
This program tells stories from Vietnam War veterans who have children that served in Iraq. This story will look at the pride, challenges, fears and possible bitterness that parents and children are faced with when one is serving in a war. Though the stories are unique to the individual families, these intimate profiles resonate with all of us: the stories of the men and women who fought and fight for themselves, their families, and their country.
California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott is questioning whether one of the state’s community colleges can offer extra sections of popular courses at a higher cost.
Aspiring global health researchers can spend up to a year abroad, thanks to a new grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Follow host Jorge Meraz as he takes an incredible ultralight airplane ride high and above Rosarito Beach. Then check out the famous Baja Studios where they filmed the movie "Titanic." Few people know that it is the largest aquatic studio in the world. Next Jorge has a feast of lobster at Puerto Nuevo, as well as a sample of a few other little edibles.
The Local Heroes Awards 2011 is the culmination of a year-long celebration of diversity that took place on February 8, 2012 at the Balboa Theatre in Downtown San Diego. Union Bank and KPBS honored 17 local individuals who are making a difference to enrich the lives of others. Hosted by Yul Kwon, of PBS’ "America Revealed," recipients are formally recognized along with interludes of entertainment from the B-Side Players, LEIISA Polynesian Dance Group, San Diego Taiko, San Diego Ballet, and Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble.