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Rev. William Barber On The New Civil Rights Movement

Rev. William Barber On The New Civil Rights Movement

Jan. 16
By Marissa Cabrera, Alison St John

Rev. Barber, president of North Carolina's NAACP, was the keynote speaker at the 29th annual All People's Breakfast celebration in Balboa Park to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Kevin Starr, California's Premier Historian, Dies At 76

Jan. 16
By Associated Press
Kevin Starr, California's Premier Historian, Dies At 76

Former California State Librarian Kevin Starr, who is deemed the pre-eminent historian of the Golden State, has died. He was 76.

With Landmark Status For Chicano Park, Boosters Renew Push For Museum

Jan. 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin
With Landmark Status For Chicano Park, Boosters Renew Push For Museum

From an undeveloped site occupied by protestors in the 1970s to a National Historic Landmark, Chicano Park has had an extraordinary history. Chicano Park advocates are hoping for one more prize for the park: a museum.

New KPBS Documentary Series Explores Inspirational Aging

New KPBS Documentary Series Explores Inspirational Aging

Jan. 16
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

From an 81-year-old competitive runner to a 71-year-old who uses public transportation for volunteering all over San Diego, KPBS television's new 6-part documentary series, "Re'flect, Successful Aging Defined," tells their stories.

Roundtable:  The Chargers Are Dead To San Diego

Roundtable: The Chargers Are Dead To San Diego

Jan. 13
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

The San Diego Chargers skipped town, took a powder, left us in the lurch. So we have to find out how to be a big city without an NFL team and figure out what to do with all that Mission Valley property.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Funny Ladies

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Funny Ladies

Jan. 13
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Four high-profile comedians will be in San Diego on the same day. Which one will you pick?

As San Diego Leaders Vow Action On Homelessness, Child Lives In Per...

As San Diego Leaders Vow Action On Homelessness, Child Lives In Peril On Streets

Jan. 13
By Susan Murphy

Desire Navas' childhood is unfolding on the streets of San Diego's East Village. Her neighbors are 1,100 other homeless who sleep outside on the sidewalks.

San Diego Mayor Announces Tax Proposal In State Of The City Address

San Diego Mayor Announces Tax Proposal In State Of The City Address

Jan. 12
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

Mayor Kevin Faulconer Thursday night proposed increasing San Diego's hotel room tax to expand the convention center, pay for more road repair and fund programs to get the growing number of homeless off the city's streets.

Organization Helps San Diego Homeless Prepare For Wet Weather

Organization Helps San Diego Homeless Prepare For Wet Weather

Jan. 12
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

The city of San Diego and the county have opened their emergency shelter programs due to the coming rain and low temperatures. Despite this, many of the county's homeless won't be in shelters during the bad weather.

Chargers Announce They're Moving To Los Angeles

Chargers Announce They're Moving To Los Angeles

Jan. 11
By KPBS News, Associated Press

The San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, where they will join the recently relocated Rams in giving the nation's second-largest media market two NFL teams for the first time in decades.

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