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KPBS Midday Edition Segments

Maureen Cavanaugh and Jade Hindmon host KPBS Midday Edition, a daily radio news magazine keeping San Diego in the know on everything from politics to the arts.

In California, Agreement On New Rules For When Police Can Use Deadly Force

Civil rights advocates and law enforcement groups have reached an agreement in the California legislature on new rules for when police can use deadly force.

DA On Improving County's Approach To Helping Those With Mental Illness

The San Diego County District Attorney’s office is out with a "blueprint" that lays out a new approach for addressing mental health and the criminal justice system in the county.

San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Jane Austen To 'Game of Thrones'

This long weekend is all about skewing your expectations, whether it’s a new take on Jane Austen, or listening to the music of "Game of Thrones" translated through the organ. Plus, the San Diego Jewish Arts Festival begins, and local high school students try their shot at Broadway.

City Heights Students Are Mixed On New SAT ‘Adversity Scores’

Many colleges and universities will get more than just your typical SAT score to determine next year's incoming freshman class. A new score is supposed to give schools more context about a student's background.

UC San Diego Scientists Push For Regulations On Marijuana Advertising

UC San Diego researchers are calling on the federal government to regulate marijuana advertisements.

SEAL's Trial Delayed As Defense Seeks Info On Email Snooping

A judge delayed the murder case Wednesday of a decorated Navy SEAL to first make sure the government's monitoring of defense team emails did not compromise his right to a fair trial.

Feds Say San Onofre Nuclear Fuel Transfers Can Resume

Federal regulators are allowing operators of a closed Southern California nuclear power plant to resume transferring nuclear waste to a storage facility.

California's Aging Population Is Growing, Quickly. Are We Ready?

Seniors are the fastest growing population group in California. The state faces numerous challenges in helping seniors deal with issues from financial stress to access to healthcare and housing.

How Pardoning Servicemen Accused Of War Crimes May Impact The US Military

President Trump may be preparing to pardon servicemen accused of war crimes, including Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL who is set to stand trial in San Diego next week.

San Diego Museum Of Man 'Decolonizing' Collection Of Human Remains

San Diego's Museum of Man is putting more thought into whether or not it should be displaying human remains.