Some San Diegans want the city to host the 2024 Olympics. Others want the Chinese to fund local start-ups. The Kaufman family is on dry land and under heavy criticism. Candidates for City Council District 6 are already debating.
A San Diego analyst helped locate Air France 447 two years after it crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. She talks about the challenges investigators face pinpointing the exact location of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
The VA in San Diego is rethinking its drug prescription policies because too many veterans are becoming addicted to painkillers.
For the next two weekends, hundreds of thousands of people will attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. But those without a ticket can still see some of the festival's stars here at home.
We're all used to seeing the images of sick and desperate people in the poorest nations of the world. Some of us may be moved to send a donation, many of us will simply be thankful that our lives are better off. Only a few of us see those images and say this must change. Paul Farmer is one of those few.
Infrastructure and the minimum wage increase are just two issues facing San Diego's City Council. This week Ed Harris, retired Marine and career lifeguard, was appointed to fill Mayor Kevin Faulconer's term in District 2. He joined us to discuss what his first week was like on the council and where he stands on the issues.
Not many people can claim Martin Scorsese, Carrie Fisher, Alec Baldwin and Cher as fans of their work but Charles Tabesh can. He is the vice president in charge of programming at Turner Classic Movies and a UCSD alumni. The Fifth Annual TCM Film Fest kicks off tomorrow in Hollywood.
Nigella Hillgarth, executive director of the Birch Aquarium, came on Midday Edition to talk about this weekend's music program, but she also discussed her pending departure to head the New England Aquarium in Boston.
A KPBS series on end of life care, focused on the gap in insurance coverage for hospice patients who wanted certain medical procedures. Now, Medicare is conducting a test program to combine hospice and curative care.
Equal Pay Day is April 8, 2014 — the day that women across the nation have earned as much as men did last year. New laws are being proposed to close the gender pay gap.