Stories for February 21, 2013
The board of the Metropolitan Transit System gathered Thursday morning for more than three hours to discuss their monthly agenda items, including concerns over KPBS/inewsource's recent investigation into San Diego’s transit security.
Citing American slavery to make a point about contemporary politics can be downright tricky business, as some public figures have recently learned firsthand.
A 500-year-old Spanish galleon - the first ship to land on San Diego's shores - is being resurrected at a waterfront park.
As the March 1st deadline for automatic federal budget cuts approaches, their potential effect on California is becoming increasingly clear. "Sequestration” cuts could slow the state’s economic recovery – and perhaps even create a new budget deficit.
A San Diego arts producer has launched a series that showcases the popular culture embedded deep in the U.S./Mexico border region.
A congressman suggested today that Southern California Edison may have violated federal securities laws by withholding from investors information on steam generators at the idled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in northern San Diego County.
Dozens of sailors and concerned citizens spent Thursday morning picking up trash along the ocean at the Silver Strand in Coronado. The cleanup is a small part of a larger effort to protect two endangered birds.
The most heated part of the fight between the Obama administration and religious groups over new rules that require most health plans to cover contraception actually has nothing to do with birth control. It has to do with abortion.
In the back and forth between Congress and the White House over immigration, both sides seem to agree that people now in the U.S. illegally should wait at "the back of the line" for legal residency -- meaning no green card until all other immigrants get theirs.
The agency that is holding a public hearing this afternoon on the San Onofre nuclear power plant is itself coming under scrutiny from the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst .
The 2004 Major League Baseball playoffs will always be remembered for an astonishing Red Sox comeback and a bloody sock worn by pitcher Curt Schilling.
With the demand for palliative care growing, Cal State San Marcos is introducing an online class for chaplains to help them deal with severely ill and terminal patients.
Can for-profit health insurance companies be trusted to take care of the nation's sickest and most expensive patients?
So many wild turkeys are roaming the streets and yards of Albany, Calif., along the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, that some parents aren't letting their children go out to play.
Frustration over a change in federal copyright policy that makes it illegal to unlock new cellphones has resulted in more than 100,000 signatures on a petition at the White House's website, meaning the executive branch must now respond to calls to rescind the ruling or "champion a bill that makes unlocking permanently legal."
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The debate over how to fix supply and environmental problems of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta has been going on for decades. The delta provides up to a third of Southern California's water supply. How important is it to get something done now?
The Army has stalled the promotion of Paula Broadwell, the reservist whose affair with former CIA Director David Petraeus led to his resignation.
Military Spouse magazine announced this morning the 18 finalists for its 2013 Military Spouse of the Year award - and Kristine Schellhaas of Camp Pendleton is on the list.
Four U.S. Marines are still in the hospital today after their helicopter had a hard landing Wednesday in Thailand, during the Cobra Gold military exercise.