Stories Featured on KPBS Roundtable
- Dec. 20
In San Diego County, using medical marijuana can cost you your kids. Four Somalis convicted in San Diego file an appeal. Pope Francis seems to appeal to Catholics and non-Catholics alike.
- Dec. 13
Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was sentenced to house arrest and probation. The San Diego owner/operator of a revenge porn website was arrested for extortion and charges. A North County summit takes on the automobile.
- Dec. 6
Will San Diego County be one of six drone-testing sites? The FDA tells a California company to stop selling genetic test kits. And Richard Tuite's retrial for killing Stephanie Crowe lurches toward a close.
- Nov. 29
Is the new construction at 63rd Street and El Cajon Boulevard a megadorm or luxury apartments? Bitcoins are virtual, pricey and, right now, relatively useless. And are any films worth our time and money this season?
- Nov. 22
TV and news coverage were never the same after the assassination of President Kennedy -- and neither were we. The San Diego mayor's race rolls on toward a choice not many thought they would be making.
- Nov. 15
The poor now have to get by with even less. A rare bribery scandal ensnares two admirals along with an NCIS agent. And where do we stand now that San Diego's mayoral primary is almost here?
- Nov. 8
Big money being spent, positions staked out and voter sentiment gauged in the San Diego mayor's race. Plus, local developers angry over higher fees to support affordable housing.
- Nov. 1
Sara Kruzan, whose life sentence without parole at age 16 became a cause celébré, has been released. The top three mayoral candidates have plans for just about everything. And this week the city decided to move ahead on competitive bids for its 911 ambulance service, effectively eliminating San Diego Fire from the bidding.
- Oct. 25
The launch of Obamacare was pretty rough, but is it smooth sailing for Covered California? Broken fire alarms at Sweetwater USD have set off alarms. The CEO of North County Transit District is sued for firing older women to replace them with younger ones.
- Oct. 18
What's next now that the government shutdown has been shut down? What's in Bob Filner's plea agreement with the California Attorney General? The top candidates for mayor are debating pretty much non-stop — so what are they saying?
- Oct. 11
From where is the money piling up in the mayor's race coming? The Coastal Commission says yes to the expansion of the convention center. San Diego's urban architect-developers think small and dense.
- Oct. 4
The U.S. government closed its doors. Obamacare opened for business. The San Diego mayor's race is going nonstop.
Roundtable: Did Sunroad Pay To Play? Will Faulconer Mean Republican Comeback? Longer Runway For Palomar?
- Sept. 27
What was behind that $100,000 Sunroad donation to Mayor Filner's pet causes? Will Kevin Faulconer's candidacy mean a comeback for local Republicans? And Palomar Airport in Carlsbad may get a runway extension — or not.
- Sept. 20
Was the ouster of Bob Filner a well-orchestrated, carefully planned plot? Not really. Barrio Logan's new community plan has residents breathing easier. And assisted Living is supposed to care for and protect seniors, not kill them.
- Sept. 13
On Roundtable: Local Syrian-Americans were disappointed that air strikes by the U.S. were tabled; a new look at the causes of military suicides reveals some surprises; and plastic bags may be banned in some San Diego stores.