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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.
It’s been about a month since the US Defense Department released a report on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena...commonly referred to as UFO’s. That report was dropped on a Friday evening in June with little fanfare – and quite a few Americans may have missed the extraordinary nature of the document.
As demand for testing rises, local health officials and providers take action
Shira Oretzky is a San Diego sport psychologist and certified mental performance consultant who works with collegiate and Olympic athletes. She joined Midday Edition to talk about how Olympic Gymnast Simone Biles opened dialogue surrounding mental health and athletes.
The San Diego City Council Monday passed an ordinance intended to crack down on firearms without individual serial numbers — so called "ghost guns" — and work to combat their proliferation on the streets.
The Dark Horse Battalion, based at Camp Pendleton, had the highest percentage of casualties of any unit in the war.
The impending civil sex abuse lawsuit of defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick could lead to more men speaking up about their past sexual trauma.
Though 70 percent of eligible San Diego County residents are now fully vaccinated, the Delta variant continues to spread.
To get a new drug for postpartum depression, some insurers want women to try other drugs first and even electroconvulsive therapy. It could be a test for California's new mental health parity law.
Providers are trying to figure out how to balance increasing class sizes and flexibility so they can stay in business without making parents uncomfortable.
An internal document from the CDC indicates that the Delta variant is more transmissible than initially thought, and that infections from the strain are more severe than that of previous variants.