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TheNAT just opened a new bug exhibit called Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders and it may not be what you expect to find in a museum setting. I'll take you up close and personal with some creepy crawlers. Watch the video.
Most people have been to a museum to marvel at fossils and diorama. But not many people get a backstage tour to see the work that goes on behind the scenes. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando talks with one of the curators at the San Diego Natural History Museum about the work we don't see. Check out the video.
Spring gardening tips from garden expert Nan Sterman, followed by a live chat at 1 p.m.
The opera "Moby Dick" kicks off it's west coast premiere on February 18. I went backstage to talk with UCSD and Sledgehammer alumni Robert Brill to find out how one brings a whaling ship into the San Diego Civic Theater.
Babes, boobs, and blood are not what you normally expect to find at the opera but you'll find all three at the San Diego Opera's production of "Salome" (opening tonight and playing January 31, February 3 and 4 at the Civic Theater).
Today, 2 films with San Diego ties will have world premieres at the Sundance Film Festival. I met with two of the filmmakers before they left for Park City, Utah.
As gas prices rise, more people are turning to motorcycles and scooters as an economical mode of transportation.
In an effort to give visitors a new way to see the park, the Balboa Park Online Collaborative created the Giskin Anomaly - a cellphone adventure that's part scavenger hunt, part walking tour. We'll talk about the game, a new contest designed especially for Steampunk lovers, and other ways technology is being utilized in the park.
Envision San Diego
Elected officials in San Diego are either opposed to Proposition 19 or don’t want to make their position public, according to the results of a KPBS survey. Find out where they stand.
Months ahead of state efforts to post municipal employee’s salaries online, KPBS has gathered salary data for the mayors, city managers and City Council members of all 18 cities in San Diego County.
Following revelations that the city manager of the small city of Bell in Los Angeles County was paid almost $800,000 a year, KPBS surveyed the salaries of city managers in cities around San Diego County. Officials’ salaries weigh more heavily on the pocketbooks of taxpayers in the county’s smaller cities.
San Diego State University professor Dr. Forest Rohwer's recent book "Coral Reefs In the Microbial Seas" gives evidence linking pollution and bacteria to coral reef health.
Researchers from the University of California Davis's Wildlife Health Center have been working to monitor mountain lions as they navigate a southern California landscape increasingly fragmented by roads, housing developments and the border. As the Puma Project enters its second decade, new data is revealing the challenges facing wildlife in the region.