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How 'The King And Queen Of Malibu' Kept Everyone Out And Saved The Coast

March 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

Frederick and May Rindge moved to the California coast in 1892, amassed a fortune, built the Malibu ranch and kept everyone else out. Their obsession angered settlers and eventually cost May Rindge her entire fortune.

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Why The 'Poet Of The Black Revolution' Thinks 'We Did Not Get A Leader' In Obama

Feb. 17
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Nikki Giovanni, who's been documenting the struggle of African-Americans since the civil rights movement, shares her opinions on Barack Obama's leadership and the death of Antonin Scalia in a provocative interview.

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San Diego Author Discusses Ways To Combat Nature Deficit

April 6
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Richard Louv, whose New York Times best-seller introduced the concept of nature deficit, is out with a new book with tips to reverse that deficit.

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Marine Veteran Shares Her Battle Against An Eating Disorder

April 5
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Anna Conkey

In her memoir “Warrior,” U.S. Marine Lt. Theresa Larson of San Diego redefines the meaning of a warrior and the stereotypes behind it.

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KPBS Reporter Named Finalist For Emerging Writer Prize

March 21
By Megan Burke

KPBS reporter Jean Guerrero was named one of the finalists for the prestigious PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers prize.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Latin Art To Ruby Slippers

March 17
By Nina Garin

KPBS offers its picks for the best arts and cultural happenings for Friday, March 18, through Sunday, March 20.

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San Diego Film Critic Manny Farber's Essays Reissued

March 8
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

"Farber On Film: The Complete Film Writings of Manny Farber" has been reissued. Farber, called the "Mount Rushmore of film criticism," died in San Diego in 2008.

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San Diegans Will Celebrate The Birthday Of Dr. Seuss

March 2
By City News Service

The 112th birthday of Ted "Dr. Seuss" Geisel will be celebrated in San Diego and around the U.S. with Read Across America Day and an event at the library named after him at UC San Diego.

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Author Speaks About America's New Voting Majority

Feb. 29
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Author and civil rights attorney Steve Phillips says the emphasis on white working-class voters, white swing voters, and white conservatives misses the fact that the biggest block of new voters aren't white at all.

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San Diego Immigrants' Cookbook Makes Traditional Meals Healthier

Feb. 25
By Megan Burke, Tom Fudge

Immigrants bring a lot to a city, especially their food culture and traditions. A new cookbook tells the story of San Diego's evolving ethnic cuisine.

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San Diego Writer Tells Smuggler's Rags To Riches And Bicycles Tale

Feb. 23
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Where some saw piles of abandoned bicycles as junk, journalist Kimball Taylor saw a mystery to unravel, now a book, "The Coyote's Bicycle — The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire."

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Love May Be Linked To The Bacteria In Our Mouths

Feb. 10
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

If we find ourselves hopelessly attracted to someone this Valentine's Day, can we blame our microbiome? It turns out that the question of love and sexual attraction makes up part of cutting-edge research into the human microbiome.

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Former Filner Chief Of Staff Writes Tell-All Book

Jan. 29
By Megan Burke, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Amita Sharma

Lee Burdick's book, "Bob Filner's Monster: The Unraveling of an American Mayor and What We Can Learn From It," is an insider's account of the sexual harassment scandal that brought down San Diego's mayor.

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National City-Born Author 'Stunned And Humbled' By Newbery Medal

Jan. 19
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Matt de la Peña is the first Latino to win the Newbery Medal, a prestigious children's literature award.

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National City Native Wins Prestigious Newbery Medal

Jan. 12
By Angela Carone

Matt de la Peña has won the 2016 Newbery Medal for his children's book "Last Stop on Market Street."