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We take a look at some of the most watched Supreme Court cases this year, from labor unions to copyright law.
Our series of San Diego mayoral candidate interviews continues with former State Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher.
CSUSM political science professor Steve Nichols tells KPBS that the apparent toxic political environment at the Capitol is linked directly to the government shutdown.
Conflict and violence in a country can affect its people, their surroundings and economy, but what effect does peace have on a nation's commerce? A conference gets underway this week at the University of San Diego examining the link between peace and commerce and how the private sector can get involved.
First-term Councilman David Alvarez is said by some to be the progressive voice in this Mayoral special election. We'll find out where he stands on policy and politics.
It's been 40 years since America declared "war on cancer," sinking hundreds of billions of dollars into research. While survival rates for some forms of cancer have improved, many are just as deadly as they were decades ago. Health writer and former cancer patient Clifton Leaf joins us to explore the topic. He will speak tonight at UC San Diego's Exploring Ethics Series.
A dream 30 years in the making is now reality as the new San Diego Central Library opens its doors to the public.
California's second Gold Rush is underway as the oil industry converges on an area known as the Monterey Shale, but how that oil is being removed is causing debate. We take a look at hydraulic fracturing, why it's used and new legislation regulating the process.
The inaugural San Diego Night Market will be held Saturday. The event is part of a larger strategy to draw San Diego's attention to Kearny Mesa's Convoy District.
Online cyberbullying has become a problem for many school districts. How do you solve the problem while respecting a student's rights under the First Amendment?
Health providers, websites and even the new KPBS Second Opinion app are offering information to the public in advance of the Oct. 1 launch of health insurance exchanges.
San Diego Interim Mayor Todd Gloria sits down to talk about his busy month.
This year San Diego schools start rolling out significant changes in curriculum, testing and funding. Superintendent Cindy Marten joins us for a discussion on a wide range of topics.
The economic recovery might have started taking off, but according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 140,000 San Diego children lived in families with incomes below the poverty level in 2012.
The San Diego City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday night to approve the first update to the Barrio Logan Community Plan in 35 years.
Federal auditors have completed an analysis of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's use of force policies. The audit shows some major problems within the agency that officials say they're trying to correct.
One homeless advocate in San Diego says ending homelessness in our county is within reach -- but news there's not enough money to fund year-round shelters could set them back. Former Mayor Bob Filner set aside additional funds to keep the city's two winter shelters open year-round, but after crunching the numbers it's learned there's a shortfall. We take a look at how this could impact San Diego's communities.
The good news for people here illegally is that they may soon be able to get a driver's license. Yet some say the bad news is those licenses will be different from legal residents because of markings identifying the holders as undocumented.
Housing prices and home sales dipped a bit last month, adding just another wrinkle to San Diego's real estate market. Most numbers show great improvement in the housing market since last year. But some people are concerned that the recovery in real estate may slow down. Interest rates are up, and maximum federal loan amounts are about to come down.
A San Diego nonprofit is working to mentor fatherless teens. The Boys To Men Mentoring Network gives teens alternatives to getting in trouble by providing role models.
San Diego County Water Authority officials are considering how the huge Bay Delta plan in Northern California will affect our water supply. A public meeting will be held Thursday in San Diego.
Exploring the healing energy of sound with a San Diego practitioner of Tibetan singing bowl therapy.
Get ready for the weekend. We'll tell you what fun and exciting events are happening in and around San Diego from punk rocker dads to a passion for figs.
This week, the local Red Cross is focused on disaster preparedness. At the heart of the initiative is a goal to get one million people prepared for emergencies, such as wildfire or earthquake.
With congress in recess, we're sitting down to talk with each member of San Diego's congressional delegation. Congressman Scott Peters shares his thoughts on everything from Syria to to balancing the federal budget.
Syria is in the news as the White House reports the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its own citizens. We're joined by Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) for his take on Syria, immigration, jobs in the Imperial County and the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner.
Organizers of an impromptu series of programs beginning this weekend are trying to seize the moment. They want to use San Diego's current focus on sexual harassment to open a wider discussion about women and violence. We'll tell you about the "No More Excuses. Stop It Now!" campaign.
He was one of the nine teens who desegregated Central High School in 1957; Dr. Terrence Roberts joins us to look at race relations in America today.
A recent poll finds more than 70 percent of San Diegans want Mayor Bob Filner to resign. How do people make up their minds about whether to stick with a politician or not?
While families are stocking up on back-to-school supplies and preparing for new school schedules, there's another seasonal start up that shouldn't be overlooked. School sports. We take a look at what parents and students need to know about safety.
Psychologists tell us laughter can relieve tension, stress and, according to the old adage, it can also be the best medicine. We'll talk to a local man who turned to comedy to deal with challenges.
Drones and other Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, are a new technology that some are embracing. But others have concerns about privacy issues and how UAVs will be used and regulated. We take a look.
Voice of San Diego's annual Politifest on Saturday focused its main forum on what San Diego should do to move forward through the mayor's scandal.
San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith joins us for the latest on the sexual harassment allegations against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. Filner's private attorney is arguing that his client's legal bills should be paid by the city because it failed to provide him with sexual harassment training, but a new report claims the mayor's office canceled multiple new employee and management training sessions in his first months of office.
Army Private Bradley Manning was found not guilty on charges of aiding the enemy, but guilty on other espionage charges. Manning acknowledged he gave more than 700 classified military documents to WikiLeaks. We take a look at what's next and if this case will affect the case of Edward Snowden.
A new initiative called "Think Local First" encourages people to hire, purchase and contract services locally to keep sales tax revenues in San Diego County. We'll look at how it works.
After allegations of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is seeking help. He announced Friday he will be entering a behavioral council clinic where he will undergo two weeks of intensive therapy to address his behavior. We take a look at behavioral therapy and inpatient treatment.
A former city employee alleges sexual harassment and files a lawsuit against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. We take a look at the impact on the city and what's next.
Before you start putting important health data into your phone app, you will want to hear about a new study that finds some of that information may be used for purposes you never sanctioned.
We have the county's top law enforcement officials joining us to discuss the latest round of prison realignment with news that as many as 800 inmates may be released from state custody to county custody. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore and Chief Probation Officer Mack Jenkins weigh in with their concerns as we learn some of these prisoners may have been violent or sex offenders.
The mayor is accused of sexual harassment. We take a closer look at what motivates someone to sexually harass others, what treatment is available and does it work?
It's a big year for San Diego Pride Celebration this weekend with a historic shift in legal and public attitudes.
Open containers, consuming alcohol in public and littering on the beach are offenses that qualify for "Instant Justice," an alternative sentencing for offenders.
It's been 150 years since the Battle of Gettysburg. The book, Surgeon in Blue, introduces us to a Civil War hero who set the standard for military medicine in America's bloodiest battle.
San Diego's largest school district welcomes its new superintendent today. Cindy Marten, a former principal at Central Elementary School in City Heights is the new superintendent at San Diego Unified School District.
Maj. General Anthony Jackson, who hails from Fallbrook, said he's making changes to restore confidence at the troubled park agency.
SDUSD Superintendent Bill Kowba retires after seven years with the district, the last three as superintendent. He tells KPBS about bringing the district through some tough economic times and what he hopes for the incoming superintendent.
Some legal experts say the issue of standing could complicate the future of state ballot initiatives.
Camp Widow is a program of the Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation. It's coming to San Diego this weekend to help young widows cope with difficulties.
Conservation efforts in San Diego County are paying off. Since past drought conditions, many residents have continued water efficiency. Per-capita water use fell roughly 30 percent between 2007 and 2012 and many local residents continue to live a water-efficient lifestyle.