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Records Show Correlation Between Illegal Tunnels And Border Fence C...

Records Show Correlation Between Illegal Tunnels And Border Fence Construction

Sept. 20
By Jean Guerrero

Government records obtained by KPBS show that the number of illegal cross-border tunnels found spiked between 2006 and 2012, during record border fence construction.

Landmark Vietnam War Series May Trigger Unwanted Memories For Some ...

Landmark Vietnam War Series May Trigger Unwanted Memories For Some Vets

Sept. 15
By Steve Walsh

The documentary "The Vietnam War" begins an 18-hour run on PBS this weekend. Concerns over untreated PTSD will likely lead some veterans to turn away and cause others to turn toward treatment.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: An Ambitious Art Show

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: An Ambitious Art Show

Sept. 15
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with a massive art installation and a party in Old Town.

Is California Doing Enough To Protect Patients From Bad Doctors?

Is California Doing Enough To Protect Patients From Bad Doctors?

Sept. 13
By Kenny Goldberg

Should patients be notified if their doctor is on probation for a serious offense? That is the idea behind a bill that appears to be headed for defeat in the California legislature.

City, Community Groups Spar Over Best Way To Find New Police Chief

City, Community Groups Spar Over Best Way To Find New Police Chief

Sept. 13
By Tarryn Mento

The city of San Diego has proposed one method, while a coalition of community groups suggests another.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: All About Musicals ... And Blues

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: All About Musicals ... And Blues

Sept. 8
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

A collection of award-winning musicals opens in San Diego this week, plus a popular blues festival returns.

Catastrophic Hurricanes A Wake-Up Call To Prepare For Disasters And...

Catastrophic Hurricanes A Wake-Up Call To Prepare For Disasters And Climate Change

Sept. 8
By Susan Murphy

Climate researchers say the catastrophic storms are a preview of global warming, while emergency officials are warning the events should be a wake-up call for everyone to be prepared.

Tijuana River Estuary Endures In Face Of Many Ecological Challenges

Tijuana River Estuary Endures In Face Of Many Ecological Challenges

Sept. 7
By Erik Anderson

The Tijuana River Estuary is showing surprising resilience in its ability to cope with large, raw sewage flows, but that is not happening without help.

San Diego Immigration Expert Says DACA Decision Is A Political Barg...

San Diego Immigration Expert Says DACA Decision Is A Political Bargaining Tool

Sept. 6
By KPBS News

Tom Wong, UC San Diego political science professor, recently conducted a survey of DACA recipients and found DACA continues to have a positive impact on the lives of young immigrants and the economy.

Protesters March For Workers' Rights In Downtown San Diego On Labor...

Protesters March For Workers' Rights In Downtown San Diego On Labor Day

Sept. 4
By City News Service

Hundreds of protesters, including local politicians, marched through downtown San Diego Monday to call for more rights for workers as part of a Labor Day demonstration.

These San Diego Scientists Can Predict How You Look Using Only Your...

These San Diego Scientists Can Predict How You Look Using Only Your Anonymous DNA

Sept. 4
By David Wagner

Can your personal genetic data be kept truly private? J. Craig Venter and his team of scientists in La Jolla are out with a new study that offers a word of warning.

Governor Wants More Reforms For California's Prison System

Governor Wants More Reforms For California's Prison System

Sept. 1
By Erik Anderson

California Gov. Jerry Brown gave a spirited defense of efforts to reform the state's prison system at a conference being held in San Diego Friday.

Proposed Workers Comp Changes Worry Pain Doctors

Proposed Workers Comp Changes Worry Pain Doctors

Sept. 1
By Kenny Goldberg

Doctors are crying foul over the California's Department of Workers Compensation proposal to drop coverage of certain nonopioid treatments for chronic pain.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Last-Chance Summer

Sept. 1
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

San Diego's summer past times are coming to a close, catch them before it's too late.

Cuyamaca College Offers Case Study In Eliminating The 'Math Pipelin...

Cuyamaca College Offers Case Study In Eliminating The 'Math Pipeline Of Doom'

Aug. 31
By Megan Burks

As if the start of school isn't enough stress, math faculty at Cal State San Marcos and San Diego State University are embarking this week on a complete overhaul of their curriculum. The clock is ticking to implement a new policy that does away with some common math classes in an effort to help more students graduate.