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These are cross-border stories that connect us. Border people often inhabit this in-between place. From KPBS and PRX, “Port of Entry” tells personal stories from this place — stories of love, hope, struggle and survival from border crossers, fronterizxs and other people whose lives are shaped by the wall. Hosted by Alan Lilienthal, produced by Kinsee Morlan and sound design by Emily Jankowski.
 
First days can be exhilarating, terrifying — or a mix of both. They mark the beginning of life’s chapters and define who we ultimately become. My First Day is a KPBS Explore series that explores these important days through people who came to San Diego from elsewhere, and now call it home. Produced and hosted by Andrew Bracken.
 
Satisfy your celluloid addiction with the "Cinema Junkie" podcast, where you can mainline film 24/7. This film and entertainment series is run by KPBS Film Critic Beth Accomando. So if you need a film fix, want to hear what filmmakers have to say about their work, or just want to know what's worth seeing this weekend, then you've come to the right place.
 
Incoming is a KPBS Explore series that tells true stories from the lives of America's military — told in their own words, straight from their own mouths. Produced by So Say We All, a literary and performing arts nonprofit, Incoming features voices of people from all walks of life associated with the armed forces. This series showcases the raw, honest voices of men and women who have served in every capacity and branch of the military. If you're interested in sharing your story, email info@so ...
 
Device is a monthly book discussion with a science-based twist. In each episode, we discuss a novel that uses science to drive the story’s action, and dissect the plot device for scientific plausibility.
 
The best source of college baseball recruiting information on the go! Like all Keep Playing Baseball ("KPB") resources, the KPB Podcast provides free, accessible, and accurate player-to-player information and advice on the college baseball recruiting process. Keep Playing Baseball is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to helping high school baseball players have the opportunity to play college baseball. Visit our site to learn more about why we are working to make college baseball and a degree ...
 
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Supervisor Nora Vargas discusses the county board’s action to extend the temporary moratorium on evictions in San Diego County. Plus, local climate activists are questioning whether or not the region is doing the work necessary to achieve its climate action goals. Also, a Poway dog attack highlights the importance of leash laws. And, financial acti…
 
Federal COVID-19 relief dollars have spared San Diego City from major budget cuts this year. But over the long-term, the city will face persistent budget deficits in the absence of new sources of revenue. Plus, why more security is being added to the border wall at Calexico. And, President Biden has announced his administration will raise the natio…
 
A case of the coronavirus variant that led to a major outbreak in India has been detected in San Diego. Plus, a growing group of vaccine skeptics, appear to be changing their minds and getting the shot. Also, President Biden announced his administration would raise the nation’s refugee cap to 62,500 individuals after facing a blowback for his delay…
 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15 by next week, setting up shots for many before the beginning of the next school year. Plus, a cyber attack that shut down Scripps Health's systems over the weekend is still causing problems. Also, the Biden administration is starting to r…
 
There was a cyberattack on the Scripps Health online systems over the weekend. Details on the nature of the attack were not disclosed, though Scripps indicated it has notified law enforcement "and the appropriate governmental organizations." Meanwhile, a San Diego man sees himself released from prison under a new resentencing bill passed in Califor…
 
Authorities are investigating a suspected human-smuggling operation involving a 40-foot cabin cruiser that overturned in coastal waters near Point Loma, killing four people and injuring more than two dozen. Plus, even as San Diego County COVID-19 vaccination crosses the 50% mark, public health officials are seeing a slow down in people getting vacc…
 
In some white and wealthy Census tracts, upwards of 99% of businesses got federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Meanwhile, in some low-income minority tracts, fewer than 5% received funds. Meanwhile, English Learner student enrollment dropped over the past year. And, new information on how our local military members are getting vaccinate…
 
There are still millions in rent relief available for county residents and officials are trying to figure out why some renters are not taking advantage of the offer. Plus, the political attitudes toward marijuana have been shifting for years thanks in part through spending on local elections by the cannabis industry. And, this weekend in the arts, …
 
The Cannabis industry contributed more than $300,000 in the most recent election cycle to candidates who support looser restrictions on cannabis operations. Meanwhile, following a protest on Wednesday by community members, Escondido Police Department released video footage of last week’s incident when an officer shot and killed 59-year-old Steven J…
 
President Joe Biden outlined a bold economic agenda during his first major address to Congress, earning praise from fellow Democrats but many in the party are urging the president to pursue more ambitious progressive policies in office. The Republicans, however, attacked Biden’s agenda as too expensive and too socialist. Plus, marine scientists say…
 
To make the COVID-19 vaccine available to more people and to encourage people to get vaccinated, San Diego County is offering walk-up, no-appointment-needed vaccinations at some of its county-run sites. Plus, San Diego prosecutors want to remove about 350 people who have turned their lives from the gang injunction list that San Diego Mayor Todd Glo…
 
From KPBS and PRX, “Port of Entry” is launching a new series on medical tourism at the border today. Up first: We follow a San Diego woman as she crosses the border for alternative cancer treatments in Tijuana. This isn’t an investigation into the efficacy of alternative cancer treatments. Instead, it’s a story about one woman’s cross-border experi…
 
A harassment incident during a Marine Corps Birthday Ball pushed one pilot's career into limbo, a decade after the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy ended. Meanwhile, Escondido Police have released the names of the man killed in last week's police shooting and the officer who shot him. Plus, a new book tells the story of the mysterious death of 32-year …
 
The CDC updated its guidelines and mask wearing and now says people who are fully vaccinated don't need to wear a mask when they're outdoors, unless they're in a crowd. Plus, organizers of the recall effort against Gov. Gavin Newsom have collected enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot, California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber ann…
 
The number of people entering homelessness for the first time in San Diego county nearly doubled from 2,326 in 2019 to 4,152 between April and June of 2020. That’s according to the latest report from the Regional Task Force on the Homeless. Meanwhile, the San Diego Police Department is warning about an increased presence of “Ghost Guns.” And, now t…
 
The conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd underscores similarities in the 2019 San Diego death of Angel Hernandez. Also, a new report shows an increase in people experiencing homelessness for the first time. Plus, plans are moving forward to connect San Diego's public transit with the airport. And a new book examines how the dea…
 
As the public continues to focus a critical eye on police departments across the nation, there are at least 10 related bills currently working their way through the California legislature to affect change in policing. Plus, local unions have lobbied lawmakers to grant eligibility to their members, secured separate supplies of vaccines and launched …
 
Mayor Todd Gloria Thursday announced a pilot program that will use solar power to charge San Diego's municipal electric vehicle fleet as part of the city’s climate action plan. Also, since the beginning of the pandemic, 535 child care providers have shuttered their doors in San Diego county, putting a strain on an already beleaguered child care sys…
 
Some scientists are now saying the only way to achieve a limit to global temperature rise is to pair emission reduction efforts with a massive investment in carbon capture technology. Plus, with a guilty verdict handed down to Derek Chauvin on all counts in the death of George Floyd, legal experts now are now analyzing what the conviction will mean…
 
The Tijuana River Valley spanning the US-Mexico border is frequently swamped with sewage-tainted water, but the cross-border flows also carry trash into an ecologically sensitive region. Meanwhile, restrictions for travel across the US Mexico border have been extended through May 21st. Plus, San Diego City Councilwoman Monica Montgomery Steppe talk…
 
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