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Roundtable: Immigration Enforcement; Issa's Big Day; SDUSD Budget Math

Roundtable: Immigration Enforcement; Issa's Big Day; SDUSD Budget Math

Feb. 24
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Who is harmed the most by strict border enforcement? It might be a toss-up. Rep. Darrell Issa talks — and listens — to his constituents. And the San Diego Unified board gets an earful about potential budget cuts.

Former NATO Ambassador Visits San Diego To Talk Trump

Feb. 24
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin
Former NATO Ambassador Visits San Diego To Talk Trump

President Donald Trump has called NATO "obsolete" and questioned whether America would defend its European allies if they don't spend more on their own military.

Rep. Susan Davis Discusses Health Care, Border Security And President Trump

Feb. 24
Rep. Susan Davis Discusses Health Care, Border Security And President Trump

Congresswoman Susan Davis sat down with KPBS metro reporter Andrew Bowen, where she discussed health care, border security and the movement to resist the Trump administration.

How Increased Immigration Enforcement Could Impact San Diego County...

How Increased Immigration Enforcement Could Impact San Diego County Farms

Feb. 23
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

Farms across the country, including those in San Diego County, rely on laborers who are in the country illegally. How will increased immigration enforcement affect San Diego County's farming workforce?

Report: California Hate Groups On The Rise

Report: California Hate Groups On The Rise

Feb. 23
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Southern Poverty Law Center says the number of hate groups nationwide rose for a second year in a row. It documented 79 hate groups in California in 2016.

Politics And The Academy Awards

Politics And The Academy Awards

Feb. 23
By Beth Accomando, Maureen Cavanaugh

The 89th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and politics of one sort or another are likely to be on display as are the most diverse group of acting nominees.

Trump's Plan To Hire 15,000 Border Patrol And ICE Agents Won't Be Easy

Trump's Plan To Hire 15,000 Border Patrol And ICE Agents Won't Be Easy

Feb. 23
Brian Naylor / NPR

Applicants have to go through "extreme vetting" including a grueling polygraph exam. In the past, Customs and Border Protection has had trouble retaining agents.

Sen. Atkins Discusses Single-Payer Health Care For California

Sen. Atkins Discusses Single-Payer Health Care For California

Feb. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

State Sen. Toni Atkins has co-sponsored a bill to explore a single-payer health care system in California. She joined us on Wednesday's Midday Edition to talk about the proposal. Here is what she said.

Tracy Kidder Talks Non-Fiction Craft At Writer’s Symposium

Tracy Kidder Talks Non-Fiction Craft At Writer’s Symposium

Feb. 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A man described as "the master of the non-fiction narrative" is one of the featured speakers at this year's annual Writer’s Symposium By the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University.

San Diego Astronomer Finds More Earth-Sized Planets That Might Supp...

San Diego Astronomer Finds More Earth-Sized Planets That Might Support Life

Feb. 22
By Michael Lipkin

Astronomers at NASA say they’ve found seven planets roughly the size of Earth all orbiting the same tiny star that could have liquid water on their surfaces.

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