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San Diego Opera Postpones Closure Until May 19

April 18, 2014
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The closure date for San Diego Opera has been postponed until May 19 to give organizers more time to fundraise for a 50th season.

Board Meeting Leads To Shake Up In San Diego Opera Leadership

April 17, 2014
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A San Diego Opera board meeting in La Jolla brings the resignation of Board President Karen Cohn. Other top members also walked out of the meeting.

Board May Not Have Final Say In San Diego Opera Shutdown

April 16, 2014
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The San Diego Opera's board of directors may need the support of 850 members of the opera association to get the final OK to shutter the 49-year-old organization.

'Generous' Contracts Could Be San Diego Opera’s Biggest Liability

April 11, 2014
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San Diego Opera board meets Friday to either wrestle with the company's future or stick to its proposed death sentence on April 29. KPBS and media partner inewsource reviewed the leadership's compensation packages to determine what kind of liability they present when it's time to pay debts.

Much Handwringing, Slow Progress On San Diego Opera’s Future

April 7, 2014
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Ian Campbell, the opera company's general director, was heckled and booed at Saturday night's performance of "Don Quixote." Meanwhile, questions about board governance remain.

San Diego Opera Receives $1M Gift To Explore Future

April 5, 2014
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The San Diego Opera, set to shut down at the end of April, received the gift from board member Carol Lazier "to encourage us to rescind the dissolution vote as soon as possible."

San Diego Opera Board Off To Slow Start

April 3, 2014
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With only one month left to right the ship, sources tell KPBS the board needs to show more progress.

San Diego Opera Extends Final Act

March 31, 2014
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Opera closure postponed by two weeks and board opts to salvage 2015 anniversary season.

Drama At San Diego Opera Enters Second Act

March 31, 2014
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Directors of the San Diego Opera meet Monday to reexamine their vote to shutter the venerable arts institution. Some board members say they didn't have all the information they needed, including an internal investigation into management's tactics.

Balboa Park Centennial Committee Members Apologize For Failure

March 24, 2014
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The committee in charge of planning a yearlong party in 2015 at Balboa Park spent $2.6 million that came from taxpayers, and now the group is out of business. KPBS interviewed committee members, museum leaders and community members to find out what went wrong.