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One Man's Quest For Good Bread Turns Into An Adventure In Baking Around The World

Sept. 10
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A journalist turned award-winning baker and author is sharing his secrets about making the perfect loaf of bread in a new memoir, "In Search of the Perfect Loaf — A Home Baker's Odyssey."

Preparing For Disaster: Earthquake, Wildfire, Terrorist Threat

Sept. 9
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Are you prepared for the next big earthquake or wildfire? What do you do if you see suspicious activity that might be terrorist-related? The Federal Emergency Management Agency and San Diego Fire join KPBS Midday with some safety tips.

A Life Of Adventure, At Any Age

Sept. 9
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In the 21st century, is it still possible to have a life of adventure, exploration, discovering new worlds? Just ask Helen Thayer.

Controversy Surrounds Future Of East County Performing Arts Center

Sept. 9
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The East County Performing Arts Center might soon lease out much of its calendar to the Rock Church. Critics say that's not what the facility was intended for.

Are Consumers Paying Too Much in Proposed San Onofre Settlement?

Sept. 5
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A settlement deal on the costs of the San Onofre shutdown, approved by the utilities and three consumer advocate groups - must now be changed. What's the cost to consumers?

California Drought Forces Farmers To Adapt

Sept. 8
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Dry weather, coupled with high water prices, has forced some farmers to stop watering crops and trees. Others have switched to new irrigation methods or less thirsty crops.

Roundtable Analyzes Debates, Fracking, Testing Violations In Chula Vista Schools

Sept. 5
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The Brown-Kashkari debate gave off some heat, but did it enlighten voters? Carol Kim and Chris Cate both want the same City Council seat. The Bureau of Land Management uses an incomplete and flawed study to OK fracking in California. Chula Vista Elementary ignores state law when it tests students.

School Kids And Vaccines: New Numbers Show More California Students Are Not Getting Their Shots

Sept. 4
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The number of parents delaying or declining to vaccinate their school-age children is climbing in California. We'll speak to San Diego doctors and hear about a new NOVA documentary about vaccines.

San Diego Physician Pens Medical Thriller

Sept. 4
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UC San Diego physician Dr. Kelly Parsons has penned his first novel — a medical thriller. The plot of "Doing Harm" involves a surgeon, a serial killer and a hospital.

Governor's Debate: Kashkari Gets His One Shot At Brown

Sept. 4
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Republican Neel Kashkari gets his one chance to debate Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday evening.