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San Diego IndieFest 9 Is Back, Moves To City Heights03/26/15
San Diego IndieFest is the first exclusively independent music festival in the country. It will take place on March 28 and feature 50 musical acts including New York indie-rock band Bear Hands as a headliner.
Permaculture Comes To Southeastern San Diego
Re-learning the lessons of nature, and using that knowledge in your own community. That's the core of a new series of workshops starting up in a community of San Diego that has long been considered a food desert.
What's Behind Sea Lion Pups Stranded On California Beaches?
More than 2,000 sea lion pups have been stranded along southern California beaches. Is it lack of food or the changing weather patterns? KPBS takes a look.
New Film At Reuben H. Fleet Takes Visitors On Journey Through Space
"Journey to Space" will debut at the Balboa Park museum on Friday. The film showcases a new era of exploration.
'A Growing Passion' Begins Third Season With Focus On Balboa Park
The third season of the KPBS series begins Thursday. The first episode examines the variety of plants, flowers and trees in the gardens of Balboa Park.
California's First Latino Supreme Court Justice To Address 'Role Of...
Former California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso is in San Diego Tuesday for a lecture at UC San Diego in honor of Cesar Chavez Day.
San Diego Mayor Update: From Chargers Stadium To Homeless Shelters
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer will be on KPBS Midday for his monthly update on the city. Have a question? Call 1-888-895-5727 at noon Tuesday or tweet @KPBSMidday.
Roundtable Reviews the SDPD, Baja Press Problems, Salton Sea Crisis
The results of the federal audit of the SDPD are in. Government leaders in Baja are accusing a newspaper chain of extortion. And the Salton Sea is still in deep trouble and the consequences more apparent.
San Diego Nonprofits Help Tijuana Sex Workers Start New Businesses
More than 100 women who work in the sex industry in Tijuana were selected to receive microloans to start new businesses.
San Diego Dance Theater Presents 'Happy Hour' Dance Show
Choreographer Monica Bill Barnes, a UC San Diego alumni, and her partner Anna Bass will preview a new show at Liberty Station.
Gov. Brown Announces Emergency Drought-Relief Legislation
Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday proposed legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in drought-relief bond spending for California as it copes with a fourth dry year.
Panda Watch At San Diego Zoo After Bai Yun Is Artificially Inseminated
San Diego zookeepers are keeping busy these days. The zoo is hoping for a giant panda pregnancy while they also try to save the northern white rhinos.
For More Civil Politics — Start With School Kids
The fourth annual Conference on Restoring Civility to Civic Dialogue gets underway Friday. This year the conference will focus on the classrooms.
San Diego Author Writes About Living Without The One You Can't Live...
Death is a difficult topic many people try to avoid talking about — until they're forced to. Natasha Josefowitz from San Diego talks about how she dealt with loss, grief, and the healing process.
Judge Dismisses Charges Against San Diego Rapper Tiny Doo
Brandon Duncan, also known as Tiny Doo, was accused under a conspiracy law that allows for the prosecution of gang members if they benefit from or promote crimes committed by fellow gangsters.
Spring Gardening Tips For San Diego County Residents
It feels like a summer heat wave and it's not even spring. Garden expert Nan Sterman will offer tips on how to maintain a spring garden during the unseasonal weather.
Chargers' Mark Fabiani Discusses Team's Future In San Diego
Will they stay or will they go? Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani joins KPBS Midday for a one-on-one interview to discuss a potential new stadium here and the one the team is pitching in Carson.
Roundtable Looks At DA's Conspiracy Charges, Bumpy Ride for Airbnb,...
Aaron Harvey could spend the rest of his life in prison based on his presumed association with gangs. Want to rent a room to a vacationer? It's harder than it seems. And El Centro Regional Medical Center has contracted for abortion services with...
Initiative To Open San Diego To Global Investment Unveiled
San Diego has the 17th largest economy in the country, but ranks 61st when it comes to export intensity and 49th in the percentage of jobs at foreign-owned firms.
David Bennett Named General Director Of San Diego Opera
The Gotham Chamber Opera leader has been named the new general director of the San Diego Opera.
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