Stories by Nathan John
Guest blogger Nathan John says director Craig Rosebraugh pulls no punches as he sheds light on corporate campaigns designed to drown out unfavorable climatology findings. "Greedy Lying Bastards" has been rewarded at international festivals and opens in San Diego March 8.
One of the most surprising films I've seen in a long time, "Killer Joe," lives up to its simple, raw title and blows away my expectations (opens at Landmark Hillcrest August 17).
San Diegans raised over $200,000 to aid the devastated country of Haiti. Two years later, the donations have slowed as more recent disasters take precedence.
Water rates continue to rise in San Diego county, even as usage goes down. The local water authority is responding with a lawsuit against the county's largest supplier.
Participants in the annual Christmas bird count found new species to the San Diego area along with record breaking populations.
Despite rising water costs and other obstacles, growers had a prosperous 2011.
Southern California colleges are ahead of the curve as more universities offer courses in the study of secularism and unbelief.
We will be providing discussion and insight into the very small religion of the Rastafari. Who are the most vital historic figures? What tenets does it prescribe to? And how do they respond to the public view of the Rastafari?
We will be providing a forum to discuss one of the most controversial religious traditions of modern American times- Scientology.
Atheism, although having a more subtle impact throughout American history, has never been in the forefront of societal discussion. This recently growing popularity of Atheism, or "unbelief," has helped push this quiet minority into greater popularity. We will be providing a spotlight for this movement and show its true nature in the U.S.
Known in religious communities as "His Holiness," The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, has decided to resign his position as political leader of Tibet. What will the ramifications be for the global Buddhist community and Tibetan people who currently reside in Dharamsala, India? And how will this impact the relations between the Chinese government and Tibet?
Juan Melendez, spent nearly 18 years on Florida's death row for a crime he did not commit. In 2002 he became the 99th U.S. inmate to be released from death row. Juan will share his story, experiences, and uniquely familiar views on the death penalty. He will also discuss why his story is not rare, the problems he sees with the death penalty system.