Stories for July 25, 2012
Most people have been to a museum to marvel at fossils and diorama. But not many people get a backstage tour to see the work that goes on behind the scenes. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando talks with one of the curators at the San Diego Natural History Museum about the work we don't see. Check out the video.
Key players in the implementation of the federal health overhaul in California say the public should be part of building a ‘culture of coverage.’
California Governor Jerry Brown and US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar unveiled plans today for a controversial twin tunnel system to carry water south from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
The San Diego City Council's Budget and Finance Committee today unanimously approved a draft plan to reauthorize the city's Tourism Marketing District, which collects money from hotels for programs designed to attract visitors.
A San Diego bankruptcy judge ruled in favor of San Diego county's last licensed medical marijuana co-op. The Mother Earth Alternative Healing Cooperative can stay open for another 45 days. This is the latest in the tug of war between federal and state law. Medical marijuana activists are working to get approval for collectives onto city ballots around the county.
President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have been trading attacks over the issue of American jobs being moved overseas.