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KPBS Celebrates the Sixties: A Gala in Honor of our 50th Anniversary

"KPBS Celebrates the Sixties" marked 50 years of public media in San Diego. View the pictures from the 2010 event.

KPBS Gala guests were greeted in style upon arriving at the Lodge at Torrey Pines.

KPBS Gala guests were greeted in style upon arriving at the Lodge at Torrey Pines.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Gala Chair and Honorary Committee members, Nico and Caroline Nierenberg

Gala Chair and Honorary Committee members, Nico and Caroline Nierenberg

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

 KPBS supporters and 2011 Hall of Fame Visionaries, Joan and Irwin Jacobs

KPBS supporters and 2011 Hall of Fame Visionaries, Joan and Irwin Jacobs

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

KPBS General Manager, Tom Karlo with KPBS' Joann Faryon, Natalie Walsh, and Erik Anderson.

KPBS General Manager, Tom Karlo with KPBS' Joann Faryon, Natalie Walsh, and Erik Anderson.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Guests enjoyed bidding on more than 30 silent auction packages at the cocktail reception.

Guests enjoyed bidding on more than 30 silent auction packages at the cocktail reception.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Credit: Provided by Spark Photography

KPBS Producers Club members, Patti and Mark Nussbaum with Audrey Geisel.

KPBS Producers Club members, Patti and Mark Nussbaum with Audrey Geisel.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Guests at KPBS' 50th Anniversary Gala from left to right  Dr. Emad Zawaideh, Caroline Nierenberg, Karen and Scott Wilson, Nico Nierenberg and May Zawaideh

Guests at KPBS' 50th Anniversary Gala from left to right Dr. Emad Zawaideh, Caroline Nierenberg, Karen and Scott Wilson, Nico Nierenberg and May Zawaideh

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Evans Hotels and the Lodge at Torrey Pines sponsored this event.  From left to right, the Evans Hotels' Steve Pelzer and Ilsa Butler with Susie Evans.

Evans Hotels and the Lodge at Torrey Pines sponsored this event. From left to right, the Evans Hotels' Steve Pelzer and Ilsa Butler with Susie Evans.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Producers Club Members Julie Hatch and Kathy Bettles with KPBS Development Director, Trina Hester.

Producers Club Members Julie Hatch and Kathy Bettles with KPBS Development Director, Trina Hester.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

KPBS Gala guests helped create a living peace symbol.  Green Fresh Florals' Justin Sokol directed the effort.

KPBS Gala guests helped create a living peace symbol. Green Fresh Florals' Justin Sokol directed the effort.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Gala Guests from left to right:  Susie Evans, Steve Pelzer, Ilsa Butler

Gala Guests from left to right: Susie Evans, Steve Pelzer, Ilsa Butler

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Left to right: KPBS General Manager Tom Karlo, Julie Karlo, Honorary Chair Darlene Shiley, KPBS Associate General Manager Stephanie Bergsma, and Gala Chair Caroline Nierenberg.

Left to right: KPBS General Manager Tom Karlo, Julie Karlo, Honorary Chair Darlene Shiley, KPBS Associate General Manager Stephanie Bergsma, and Gala Chair Caroline Nierenberg.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Gala Host and NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley with KPBS' Gloria Penner and SDSU President Stephen Weber

Gala Host and NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley with KPBS' Gloria Penner and SDSU President Stephen Weber

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Top row:  Honorary Committee member, Audrey Geisel, KPBS' Stephanie Bergsma, Dwight Hare
Bottom row:  Hall of Fame honorees, Darlene Shiley and Larry Price

Top row: Honorary Committee member, Audrey Geisel, KPBS' Stephanie Bergsma, Dwight Hare Bottom row: Hall of Fame honorees, Darlene Shiley and Larry Price

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Evans and Cherashore Family at dinner.  Bill and Susie Evans, Will Cherashore, Gina Drago

Evans and Cherashore Family at dinner. Bill and Susie Evans, Will Cherashore, Gina Drago

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

PBS Chief Executive, Paula Kerger congratulating KPBS for 50 years.

PBS Chief Executive, Paula Kerger congratulating KPBS for 50 years.

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Honorary Chair and Hall of Fame Honoree, Darlene Shiley

Honorary Chair and Hall of Fame Honoree, Darlene Shiley

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

KPBS Hall of Fame Honorees, Irwin and Joan Jacobs

KPBS Hall of Fame Honorees, Irwin and Joan Jacobs

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Gala guests danced the night away

Gala guests danced the night away

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

NRG provided the sounds of the sixties and beyond

NRG provided the sounds of the sixties and beyond

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Gala Guests enjoying dancing and live music by NRG

Gala Guests enjoying dancing and live music by NRG

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

KPBS Station Manager, Deanna Mackey and KPBS Director of Communications, Nancy Worlie

KPBS Station Manager, Deanna Mackey and KPBS Director of Communications, Nancy Worlie

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

KPBS Producer Club Member and Committee President Kitty Wolcott with KPBS Hall of Fame Inductee (2010) Dr. Irwin Jacobs

KPBS Producer Club Member and Committee President Kitty Wolcott with KPBS Hall of Fame Inductee (2010) Dr. Irwin Jacobs

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

Gala Guests showing their Sixties style

Gala Guests showing their Sixties style

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

A living tribute to the decade when KPBS was founded

A living tribute to the decade when KPBS was founded

Photo by Lori Lum / Spark Photography

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