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Stories by Angela Carone

Mayor Faulconer Reads To San Diego Students On Dr. Seuss' Birthday

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Celebrations were held throughout the county Monday in honor of Theodore Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. The date marks the author’s 111th birthday.

San Diego To Host Major Shakespeare Exhibit

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A touring exhibition of the first written collection of Shakespeare plays will make its only California stop in San Diego next year.

Handmade Black Dolls Exhibit Offers Insight Into Past And Present

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How important is it for children to have dolls that look like them? An exhibit of handmade black dolls at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park offers some historical insight into this question.

SDSU Greek System Sponsors Sexual Assault Prevention Series

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Fraternities and sororities organize events at San Diego State to spark dialogue and raise awareness about sexual violence.

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Exhibit In La Jolla Imagines Alternate Future For Lost Buildings

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A new exhibit at the La Jolla Historical Society explores an alternate future for important buildings lost to history. "What Was Is" features an impressive list of how artists imagine what those buildings would look like today.

Small Theaters Win Big At San Diego Awards Ceremony

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San Diego theater critics gave out their awards for the best in local theater Monday night at the annual Craig Noel Awards. This year, the smaller theaters were in the spotlight.

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Saturday Night Live Veteran Puts Life On La Jolla Playhouse Stage

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As the longest running cast member in the history of Saturday Night Live, Darrell Hammond is known for his impressions. He’s played Al Gore, Sean Connery and most famously, Bill Clinton. But throughout his life Hammond struggled with deep seated trauma. Now he's putting his life story on the stage in "The Darrell Hammond Project," a world premiere, one-man show at the La Jolla Playhouse.

Modest Centennial Celebration Underway In Balboa Park

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There was supposed to be a yearlong party in Balboa Park this year. It’s the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, which put San Diego and Balboa Park on the map. The city’s big party fizzled, but the park museums have a plan of their own.

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Culture Shock's Hip Hop Nutcracker Opens At Spreckels Theatre

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Local hip hop dance company Culture Shock is reinventing a holiday classic. It opens on Saturday at downtown's Spreckel's Theatre.

Balboa Park's Iconic California Tower Opens To Public After 80 Years

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For the first time since 1935, the California Tower at the San Diego Museum of Man will be open to visitors beginning New Year's Day.

North Park's Digital Gym Gets Ready To Show 'The Interview'

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The 46-seat nonprofit movie theater doesn't usually show big-studio, R-rated buddy comedies, but it's making an exception for "The Interview" after Sony Pictures reversed a decision to pull it from the screen.

San Diego Opera Conductor To Step Down After 35 Years

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San Diego Opera's resident conductor and longest tenured employee is stepping down after 35 years with the company.

La Jolla Playhouse Fills Leadership Post With Rising Latino Director

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Jaime Castañeda will become the associate artistic director at La Jolla Playhouse. Castañeda is known for shepherding young, emerging talent to the stage, especially the work of Latino artists.

SDSU Shuts Down Fraternity After Members Harassed Anti-Rape Marchers

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San Diego State University and the national office of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity shut down the SDSU chapter after a string of policy violations, including members harassing protesters at an anti-rape march.

New Course Required For SDSU Fraternity Members In Light Of Sexual Assaults

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Greek organizations also will provide training for bystanders who witness a sexual assault, a leadership forum for sororities and encourage discussions among Greek leaders, school officials and the larger student body.

2 Fraternity Members Arrested In Cal State San Marcos Sex Assault Case

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Two Cal State San Marcos students and members of Tau Kappa Epsilon were arrested Thursday in an ongoing investigation that involves sexual assault allegations.

Student Sexual Assault Protest Leads To Demands And Dialogue

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Student activists led a march and sit-in Tuesday on the San Diego State campus. They asked administrators to take action against the school's fraternities, which they say perpetuate rape culture.

SDSU Students Protest Over Fraternities And Sexual Assault

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Student activists on the campus of San Diego State will lead a protest march demanding that administrators address the issue of sexual assaults in campus Greek life.

Group Teaches San Diegans How To Slaughter Animals For Food

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Death for Food, a group of San Diego food writers, ranchers and documentarians, wants to connect meat eaters to the process of how meat gets made by demonstrating how to slaughter animals. Animal-rights activists and vegans are not happy about it.

Expansion Plans Presented For La Jolla Contemporary Art Museum

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Early designs for the expanded Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla reveal a bigger footprint and a building that tries to be "kinder."

Brewery Artwork Saved From Wrecking Ball Gets New Life In Logan Heights Library

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Painted in the 1930s, discovered in the 1980s, and then mothballed for years, the city-owned murals and artifacts from Barrio Logan's historic Aztec Brewery will be placed in the Logan Heights Library.

Justice Elusive In SDSU Sexual Assault Case

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Jennifer was a 20-year-old junior at SDSU when she reported that her boyfriend sexually assaulted her. She is one of the few victims of sexual assault to report the abuse and to battle in the university judicial system.

Group Marches To Protest CHE Café Eviction

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The protesters delivered a petition to UCSD Chancellor Pradeep Khosla to save the CHE Café. Last week a judge ruled in favor of UCSD after it sued the collective that runs the café for refusing to vacate the building.

Fraternity Culture Linked To College Sexual Assault Problem

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The attention paid to rape on campus has brought fraternity culture under a microscope. Sexual assault at fraternities is a serious problem that some universities and even some Greeks are starting to confront.

Sexual Assault Reports Increase At UCSD, USD

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The numbers were released under the Clery Act, which requires federally funded colleges and universities to publish statistics on campus safety.

DNA Test Exonerates CSU San Marcos Frat House Rape Suspect

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The Oceanside Police Department say a CSU San Marcos student accused of raping a female student at a fraternity house party has been cleared by a DNA test.

SDSU Student Reports Sexual Assault At Campus Apartment

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Saturday's reported sexual assault is the third attack involving a San Diego State University student this semester.

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San Diego Jazz Great Daniel Jackson Dead At 77

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Daniel Jackson, saxophonist, pianist, composer, and music teacher with a decades long career in the San Diego jazz scene, died Wednesday of a prolonged illness.

SDSU Beefs Up Sexual Assault Policies; Critics Ask Why It Took So Long

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While San Diego State University’s incoming freshman class spent the summer saying goodbye to high school friends, the school’s administrators were scrambling to react to a state investigation critical of the university's policies on sexual assault.

Proposed Law Says You've Got To Say 'Yes' Before There's Sexual Consent

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A bill making its way through the California Assembly aims to establish a new standard for consent and create uniform sexual assault policies at publicly funded California colleges and universities.

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The Wild True Tale Behind La Jolla Playhouse's 'Ether Dome'

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The La Jolla Playhouse’s new play "Ether Dome" shows how ambition, betrayal and drugs played a part in the discovery of anesthesia, which changed the course of medical history.

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New Timken Director Will Run Museum From New York

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The new director of the Timken Museum of Art will be based in New York City. He replaces John Wilson, who abruptly resigned two weeks ago after six years at the helm. KPBS looks at what this might mean for the future of this small but cherished museum in Balboa Park.

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San Diego Opera Settles With Ian Campbell

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The San Diego Opera reaches an employment settlement with former general and artistic director Ian Campbell.

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The Battle To Save CHE Café

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CHE Café, a UC San Diego underground music venue and hotbed for progressive politics for more than 30 years, might have to close because university officials say it's unsafe. The student volunteers who run it are putting up a fight.

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City Finds More Money For San Diego Opera

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The San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture replenishes its funding of the San Diego Opera in light of the company's restructuring.

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Opera Veteran Appointed New Artistic Adviser At San Diego Opera

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William Mason, former general director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will lead San Diego Opera through transition.

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Ex-San Diego Opera Chief Didn't Stand To Gain Financially If Company Closed

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An amendment to Ian Campbell's contract with San Diego Opera challenges claims that the former general director tried to shut down the company for personal gain.

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State Attorney General Investigating San Diego Opera

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Letters were sent last week to the San Diego Opera's board asking for documents and data, including information about the "transfer of charitable assets" and material related to accounting and billing matters.

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San Diego Opera Will Not Close, Announces 2015 Season

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The opera board of directors rescinds a vote to close and moves forward with three operas next season.

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Campbell Out At San Diego Opera

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The opera officially ends relationship with its longtime leader, Ian Campbell.

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San Diego Opera Announces Matching Gift Challenge

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The San Diego Opera has announced a $500,000 matching gift campaign as the company draws closer to reaching a crowd funding goal of $1 million.

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City Funds For San Diego Opera Cut, Revised Plans For 2015 Underway

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The commission voted to recommend the San Diego City Council reduce funding for the San Diego Opera to $160,000, or less than half of what the company was set to receive in fiscal 2015.

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San Diego Opera Chief Placed On Leave

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Embattled opera director Ian Campbell has been placed on leave while the company restructures in a push to stay open and produce a 2015 season.

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San Diego Opera Members Plan To Have Say In Company's Future

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A special meeting will allow more than 800 members of the San Diego Opera Association a chance to vote on whether the opera company closes or forges ahead.

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San Diego Opera Postpones Closure Until May 19

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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.

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Board Meeting Leads To Shake Up In San Diego Opera Leadership

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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.

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Board May Not Have Final Say In San Diego Opera Shutdown

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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San Diego Opera Receives $1M Gift To Explore Future

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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."

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