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Stories for October 6, 2012

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KPBS Legend Gloria Penner Dies

Oct. 6, 2012
By KPBS Staff

Legendary journalist and longtime KPBS personality Gloria Penner passed away today after a two-year battle with cancer. Penner, KPBS’ Senior Political Correspondent, held many different positions during her 43 year career at the public media organization. She was best known as a tough journalist unafraid of tackling and helping the audience make sense of the difficult issues – namely politics and elections.

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Broadcasting Pioneer Gloria Penner Dies At 81

Oct. 6, 2012
By Pat Finn

Gloria Penner, a San Diego broadcasting pioneer whose distinctive voice and reassuring presence graced the KPBS airwaves for nearly half a century, died Saturday.

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Week in Review: Mayoral Revelations and Medical Marijuana

Oct. 6, 2012
By Claire Trageser

This week brought two new ground-shakers in San Diego’s tight mayoral race, plus stories on medical marijuana dispensaries and the "Three Strikes" law.