Latest Show: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Officials hope a new COVID-19 “Vaccination Super Station” in Chula Vista will bring much needed relief to the South Bay. Plus, KPBS Health Reporter Tarryn Mento poses listeners’ questions to Dr. Christian Ramers about the new coronavirus vaccines. And new San Diego County Board of Supervisors member Joel Anderson discusses his priorities and the enforcement of state and county rules ... Read more →
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- Jan. 21
- By Jacob Aere
The Chula Vista COVID-19 vaccination superstation joins one at Petco Park. Each is expected to be able to administer 5,000 vaccines a day, seven days a week.
Dr. Christian Ramers responds to your questions about vaccine storage, distribution and when certain groups will be eligible to get the vaccine.
San Diego County Supervisor Joel Anderson joined Midday Edition to discuss his priorities and the enforcement of state and county rules aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.
- Jan. 21
- By Max Rivlin-Nadler
A taskforce has been working for weeks on ways to restart the country's asylum system and uphold its international commitments.
- Jan. 20
- By Julia Dixon Evans
A 2,500-year-old art form can (and must) still learn new tricks.
- Jan. 20
- Marisa Peñaloza / NPR
Howard marching band members and dancers are thrilled to escort Vice President Harris during the inauguration parade. "I honestly can't believe it's happening," one student said.
As a reporter on the politics and events of San Diego County for The San Diego Union-Tribune, Charles Clark kept his opinions to himself. Today he becomes a columnist who will focus on how race, history, identity and values shape our actions.
- Jan. 19
- April Dembosky / KQED
Billy Lemon has been sober for eight years and now runs the Castro Country Club, helping other gay men get off drugs. Billy says it’s all because of Kamala Harris.
After 29 years in prison for murdering her three children in a Los Angeles County house fire, JoAnn Parks was granted clemency and paroled. Her attorneys from the California Innocence project continue the fight to exonerate her.
Courtney went from Texas cotton fields to a three-ring circus, and along that road he found the music that sustained his life. The award-winning bluesman and staple on the San Diego music scene died this month at age 91.
- Jan. 18
- By Jade Hindmon
As the nation reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. it’s important to look at the Civil Rights Movement of the '50s and '60s and how it shapes the Black Lives Matter movement now.
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president this week. A new administration means a new approach to the existential threat of climate change, a threat the president-elect calls, “the greatest challenge facing our nation and the world."
San Diego's congressional representatives split on impeachment, a new COVID-19 vaccination center opens near Petco Park, and the vaccine arrives in short supply in Imperial County.