One Book, One San Diego Unveils 2013 Title
KPBS is proud to announce the One Book, One San Diego book winner for 2013: Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks.
Adapting To The New Reality Of Increased Wildfire Danger
Governor Jerry Brown is warning Californians that climate change will make wildfires more frequent and dangerous. We'll assess what the governor means about adapting to this new reality.
Gonzalez, Castaneda Ramp Up Campaigns
One week before the May 21 special election, candidates for California's 80th Assembly District race to connect with voters.
Rare A.R. Gurrey Jr. Surfing Book: 'The Surf Riders of Hawaii' Up for...
A rare find documenting a piece of early surfing history goes up for auction this week in Orange County. The newly found hand-made surfing book by A.R. Gurrey Jr. is considered to be the first book on surfing and Gurrey the first true surf...
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Talks Pot Ruling, Budget
Mayor Filner says Monday's medical marijuana ruling does not affect his commitment to safe access to medical marijuana.
Junior Seau's Death Keeps Spotlight On Brain Injuries
The death of Junior Seau, a year ago, put a spotlight on brain injury and added momentum to a lawsuit against the NFL.
From Near Death to Total Recovery: Yogi Bhava Ram Shares His Story of...
Winning a Dupont Award is something most journalists dream about. So why would a Dupont-winning NBC war correspondent drop his profession and become a yoga instructor in San Diego?
Border Security, Drug Wars, Immigration — Obama's Trip To Mexico
The evolving relationship between the US and Mexico provides a backdrop of challenges and change as President Obama prepares for a state visit to Mexico later this week. It's the first time he'll be meeting with newly elected President Enrique Pena...
Midday Movies: Remakes
Remake, sequel, prequel, reboot, reimagining – whatever you want to call it, Hollywood does love to return to something familiar. So what makes a good remake? Is it really a bad thing to remake an old film? Is this a new trend or have we always had to...
San Diego Celebrates Bluegrass
The 4th Annual Ramona Bluegrass and Old West Fest features 16 bands, 19 hours of music over 2 days.
Bill To Label GMO Food — Dr. Bronner And Biologist Weigh In
Legislators in Washington will consider a bill requiring labeling for GMOs or Genetically Modified Organisms. It mirrors California's Proposition 37, which voters rejected last year. David Bronner, CEO of Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap and a UC San Diego...
New KPBS Television Shows Explore San Diego
KPBS Television is helping audiences explore San Diego with two new shows hosted by two longtime KPBS favorites. Garden designer, author and botanist, Nan Sterman, is the host of the new KPBS series, "A Growing Passion." Cook, author and restaurant...
Roundtable: Sanders' Legacy, Immigration Bill, Bitumen Oil Spill...
Jerry Sanders' legacy of achievements is a bit wobbly. The Immigration Reform Bill getting kicked around in the Senate. A huge and dangerous oil spill in Michigan wins a Pulitzer Prize in San Diego. Traditional and social media mess up the Boston...
Privacy Rights vs. Employee Tracking
From video cameras to GPS to reading emails and social media accounts — how much tracking is too much by your employer? When does monitoring employees for productivity cross over an employees right to privacy?
San Diego's Innocence Project To Embark On 600-Mile Journey
The Innocence Project at the California Western School of Law plans to march from San Diego to Sacramento to bring attention to their cases.
Weekend Preview: 'Other Desert Cities', 'Accomplice' and Adams Avenue...
A new play at the Old Globe, a recently extended out-of-the-norm theater experience, a folk music festival and a party celebrating North County San Diego are what's topping our to-do list this weekend.
SDSU Takes Poetry International
At San Diego State University, a literary journal called Poetry International works to broaden the boundaries of poetry through careful translation.
Operation Homefront California Fills In Gaps For Military Families
Operation Homefront California wants to raise awareness of the needs faced by military families.
County Leaders Mull Broader Representation On Fair Board
Supervisors will continue negotiations for more local control of the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
Prospero's Son: Local Author Writes Of Life, Books, Love And Theater
UC San Diego Arts and Humanities dean discusses his memoir "Prospero's Son," a story about his family, its secrets and finding resolution.
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