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KPBS listeners turn to the Editors Roundtable for lively discussion of the week's biggest stories. The Editors put the news into perspective while offering their own opinions and insight.

KPBS listeners turn to the Editors Roundtable for lively discussion of the week's biggest stories. The Editors put the news into perspective while offering their own opinions and insight.
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San Diego, CA

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KPBS listeners turn to the Editors Roundtable for lively discussion of the week's biggest stories. The Editors put the news into perspective while offering their own opinions and insight.

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English


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Is San Diego Doing Enough To Maintain Its Police Force?

4/15/2013
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Mayor Filner's 2014 budget includes funds to increase the San Diego Police Department by 136 new officers this year. But the San Diego Police Officer Association says the department is already short by 100 officers and more than half of the department will be eligible for retirement in the next four years. Add to that 30 percent of officers hired since 2005 have left the department, some to work for other local agencies that pay more.

Duration: 00:09:06


Help For Procrastinators: Last-Minute Tax Tips

4/11/2013
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Still haven't filed your 2012 income tax returns? Are you confused about a particular element of your federal tax return? What are some of the new tax laws that you should be aware of? IRS Spokesman Raphael Tulino answers your questions about what you should know before filing your tax returns.

Duration: 00:08:41


CA Senator Blasts Gov't Agency Overseeing San Onofre

4/11/2013
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As the government agency that regulates San Onofre issues a preliminary ruling on restarting the plant at reduced power, a California Senator calls the move "dangerous and premature." And ratepayers want to know: who is picking up the tab?

Duration: 00:10:26


Weekend Preview: Righteous Exploits, Stay Strange and The Big Read

4/11/2013
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Things are getting experimental this weekend in the form of a spoken word performance, a live music series, a Tijuana excursion and some heavy reading.

Duration: 00:10:11


San Diegans And Distracted Driving

4/10/2013
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Driving while talking on a hand-held cellphone is against the law in California, but according to a new survey from UC San Diego researchers, many San Diegans are still using their mobile devices. Adults driving with young children also report texting and talking on their hand-held phone while behind the wheel.

Duration: 00:17:33


Busy Week For Immigrant Rights Activist In San Diego

4/10/2013
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Local activist are holding rallies, marches and a hunger strike to push for comprehensive immigration reform.

Duration: 00:16:46


Fair Housing In San Diego — Addressing Discrimination

4/9/2013
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The Fair Housing Act was passed 45 years ago. But many San Diegans aren't aware of how the law works to protect them against discrimination when it comes to renting, buying a home or obtaining a mortgage.

Duration: 00:17:33


More Sea Lions Turning Up On Local Beaches

4/8/2013
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SeaWorld says the park took in another half-dozen malnourished sea lions over the weekend.

Duration: 00:17:29


Equal Pay For Women - The Gender Gap

4/8/2013
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It's been 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was signed into legislation but in 2013, it's estimated women make just 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man. Equal Pay Day is Tuesday, April 9. It marks the day a woman must work into 2013 to equal the amount a man made in 2012.

Duration: 00:16:19


San Diego Reaps Benefits Of Coachella Music Festival

4/8/2013
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Don't have tickets to Coachella? Don't fret. Some Coachella-bound bands are making pit-stops in San Diego.

Duration: 00:15:46


Mayor Filner Talks Vets, Budget And Marijuana

4/8/2013
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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner talks about his upcoming budget and his ongoing battles. The city council is expected to approve the mayor's revised tourism marketing deal — but there's no reason to think the fireworks are over at City Hall.

Duration: 00:17:18


Roundtable: UT Ad Discounts, Marten's Record, Drones in San Diego, Planning

4/5/2013
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UT-San Diego may have violated state and federal campaign laws. Measuring Cindy Marten's achievements. Drone Nation in San Diego? Community plans create controversy.

Duration: 00:50:13


AP Drops 'Illegal Immigrant'; Language For A New Reality

4/4/2013
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Does a shift in language reveal a shift in attitudes? You won't be hearing the term illegal immigrant from most news organizations. The Associated Press has joined many news outlets in dropping the term 'illegal immigrant' - in favor of more specific descriptions in news stories.

Duration: 00:16:10


Never Forget — San Diego's Childen Of the Holocaust Share Their Stories

4/4/2013
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Holocaust Remembrance Day is this weekend and the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center in San Diego will observe the day with its event, "Remember, Honor, and Teach: Children of the Holocaust."

Duration: 00:18:12


'Rites of Passage' Exhibit Celebrates Cultures Of Southeast San Diego

4/4/2013
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A new exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Man presents the various ways that 'Rites of Passage' are celebrated, with an emphasis on the different customs and ceremonies observed by cultural communities living in Southeast San Diego.

Duration: 00:15:17


The Ultimate Slow Emergency: Sea Level Rise

4/3/2013
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In a new book, oceanographer John Englander calls sea level rise “the ultimate slow emergency.” “High Tide on Main Street” describes how rising seas will affect coastal communities around the globe. Some of his predictions were eerily realized when Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast.

Duration: 00:14:28


Creating A Brand For North County

4/3/2013
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Elected officials come together to give North County a new identity.

Duration: 00:18:54


President Obama Taps San Diego Neuroscientists for Brain Mapping Initiative

4/2/2013
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Scientists still don't fully understand what's going on inside the human brain. But thanks to a robust White House initiative, local researchers could help get us closer to answering that basic question.

Duration: 00:01:39


Governor Brown Responds To Sequestration With Military Advisory Council

4/2/2013
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Governor Jerry Brown has set up a Military Advisory Council. That could provide political help to San Diego to save its installations and other military assets.

Duration: 00:16:18


San Diego Dance Companies Reach Milestones Post-Recession

4/2/2013
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Malashock Dance is celebrating it's silver anniversary. San Diego Theatre is in it's 41st year. But just how have San Diego's cutting edge dance companies survived through thick and thin?

Duration: 00:14:59

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