Stories Featured on KPBS Evening Edition
- Nov. 12
A group in San Diego has a mission to encourage young adults with mental health issues to build relationships and have fun.
- Nov. 11
Physical limitations keep many military veterans at home. To help them, Meals-on-Wheels delivers meals across San Diego County.
Maggie Espinosa visited all of California's 21 missions by foot. She is one of 11 people in modern times to complete the 800-mile journey from San Diego to Sonoma County.
Many active-duty service members and veterans receive mental health treatment from civilian health care workers. But many of these providers lack adequate training to effectively treat people from a military background.
- Nov. 11
The veterans, some in their 90s, have taken on a new mission: making neck pillows by hand to bring comfort to today's generation of troops.
- Nov. 7
- Evening Edition
After two years of increases, deaths from prescription drugs are down in San Diego County.
- Nov. 7
Hundreds of Iraq War veterans are gathering Friday morning at Camp Pendleton to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the second Battle for Fallujah. This was the fiercest combat of the Iraq war and the deadliest urban battle for the Marines since Vietnam.
- Nov. 6
Jennifer was a 20-year-old junior at SDSU when she reported that her boyfriend sexually assaulted her. She is one of the few victims of sexual assault to report the abuse and to battle in the university judicial system.
- Nov. 4
A program in southeastern San Diego aims to teach the chronically ill how to avoid the hospital and better manage their own health.
- Oct. 31
Sapphire, a 130-pound Loggerhead sea turtle, is the newest ambassador at the Living Coast Discovery Center.
- Oct. 30
The half-mile haunt on Maryland Street is one of San Diego's biggest and most family friendly Halloween celebrations. Andy and Paula Cameron and their neighbors have been putting it on for 18 years.
- Oct. 30
Many of those opposed to Measure H don’t play golf, but they think a developer's plans to allow more than 400 homes on former fairways will crowd the neighborhood and decrease property values.
- Oct. 29
San Diego OASIS is a nonprofit organization focused on people 50 and older, offering a broad range of free classes and opportunities to learn and stay productive.
- Oct. 28
The Navy and Marines have teamed up at Camp Pendleton, on land and out at sea, for global crisis training. They're testing a new ship that could be a game-changer the next time troops are called for humanitarian assistance.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined KPBS Monday to talk about water restrictions and police pay.