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San Diego Heirs Of Jewish Art Collector Get California Attorney General's Support

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris asked a federal appeals court to reinstate a case brought by San Diego heirs of a Jewish art collector forced to give up a valuable ... Read more

Meet Black History Month Local Hero Marc Chery

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Marc Chery is a dedicated public servant. He's worked with boundless amounts of books and people in his San Diego tenure. And for all this work and effort, he's been ... Read more

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Heritage & Cultural Events

San Diego Tet Festival

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 Mira Mesa Community Park

24th Annual Kuumba Fest

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 Lyceum Theatre

34th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Food & Cultural Fair

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 Asian Pacific Thematic Historic District

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Women's Professional Cycling Making Headway

Feb. 4
Midday Edition
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The most famous event in cycling, the Tour de France, is for men only. Now women are trying to move up from the back of the pack to increase their presence, number of events and prize money.

San Diego Jewish Film Festival Launches 26th Year With South African Drama

Feb. 4
By Beth Accomando
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The 26th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival opens Thursday night with the U.S. premiere of the South African drama "The Price of Sugar." Here are some highlights.

Podcast Episode 58: Under-Appreciated Black Directors

Jan. 29
By Beth Accomando
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On the heels of Oscar snubbing black actors and filmmakers again, and on the eve of Black History Month, Cinema Junkie sits down with a pair of black San Diego independent filmmakers to talk about some under-appreciated African-American directors whose works are worth seeking out.

Tijuana Migrants Hide In Tunnels As Police Raids Get Deadly

Jan. 28
Midday Edition
By Jean Guerrero
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To hide from the police, hundreds of homeless migrants in Tijuana have taken shelter in dark tunnels branching out from the city's river canal. Some get struck and killed on nearby highways when police find them and they try to flee.

Preview: San Diego Black Film Festival

Jan. 27
By Beth Accomando
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This year’s San Diego Black Film Festival arrives amidst public outcry over another year of very white Academy Award nominations. But the festival highlights the diversity of black filmmaking.

Podcast Episode 57: San Diego Black Film Festival

Jan. 26
By Beth Accomando
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The San Diego Black Film Festival reveals the diversity of contemporary black filmmaking.

Podcast Episode 56: The Black Panthers And Oscar Boycott

Jan. 21
By Beth Accomando
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The screening of a documentary about the Black Panthers at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival this weekend seems oddly appropriate on the heels of the very white Academy Award nominations. Would the Black Panthers be boycotting the Oscars?

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Uses Documentaries To Stir Awareness

Jan. 20
By Beth Accomando
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The Human Rights Watch Film Festival kicks off its sixth year and four days of films at the Museum of Photographic Arts on Jan. 21.

Tijuana Police Chief Explains Plummeting Overall Crime

Jan. 19
By Jean Guerrero
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While homicides rose in Tijuana last year, the overall crime rate dropped 9 percent. Tijuana's police chief detailed his high-tech strategy to KPBS.

FilmOut San Diego Screens 'My Own Private Idaho'

Jan. 12
By Beth Accomando
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FilmOut San Diego is hosting a 25th anniversary screening of Gus Van Sant’s innovative take on the Bard, "My Own Private Idaho,” on Wednesday.

Karen Refugees In San Diego Celebrate Their New Year

Jan. 11
By Claire Trageser
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Refugees from a Burmese ethnic minority group celebrated the new year this weekend and also discussed the news from their home country.

'Carol' Does Not Have A Hair Out Of Place

Dec. 26
By Beth Accomando
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If you are looking for the perfect cinematic gift this Christmas, may I suggest unwrapping “Carol” at Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas.

'A Civil War Christmas' Offers Alternative To Traditional Holiday Theater

Dec. 23
By Beth Accomando
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If you’ve had your fill of traditional holiday fare such as "The Grinch," "The Nutcracker" and "A Christmas Carol" then Diversionary Theatre has something for you -- Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas."

San Ysidro Christmas Shopping Hurt By Weaker Mexican Peso

Dec. 22
By Jean Guerrero
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Tijuana shoppers who typically cross the border to do their Christmas shopping in San Ysidro are holding back as the Mexican peso hits record lows.

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