Monthly Archive:: March 2012

CityViews 3/22/12: Salt Lake’s Shiny New Downtown/Film Fest for Kids

Segment 1: After five years of construction, nearly $2 billion and a lot of hype, City Creek Center is finally opening for

Salt Lake County Jail Hoping to Avoid Housing Unit Closure

Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder says if the county doesn't act to restore part of the $3.2 million cut to the

CityViews 3/21/12: Lessons from a Piano Virtuoso/Curing the Blind

  Segment 1: Leon Fleisher was a child prodigy, a pianist lauded for his renditions of Beethoven, Mozart and Rachmaninoff. But in

Salt Lake City Main Library to Hire Social Workers to Help the Homeless

More help is coming to Utah’s homeless. The Salt Lake City Main Library, a known hotspot for those with nowhere to go,

Salt Lake City Councilman Running for Congress

Salt Lake City Council Chair Soren Simonsen is setting his sights on higher office, filing to run as a Democrat against Republican

Utah Ranked 36th for Integrity in Government

A new report card ranks Utah 36th among states for integrity in government. As KCPW's Whittney Evans reports, the Center for Public

CityViews 3/20/12: Brain Teasers/School Lunch

Segment 1: Doctors used to think our brains were fully formed by age 3. But research over the past two decades has

Lawmakers React To Abstinence-Only Bill Veto

Sex education, including discussion of contraception, will continue in Utah schools. Friday night, Governor Gary Herbert vetoed House Bill 363, which would

SLC Residents Attend Pipeline Safety Conference

Salt Lake City residents got the chance to follow up on what has happened since the 2010 Chevron oil spill that sent

CityViews 3/19/12: Dr. Cynthia Bioteau/The Great Utah ShakeOut

Segment 1: As 7th president of Salt Lake Community College, Dr. Cynthia Bioteau has made accessibility to higher education for all community