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Christopher Underwood

Web Producer

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Christopher Underwood is a web producer for KPBS.

Prior to joining KPBS, Chris worked for KFMB for two years as their digital editor. In that role, he was responsible for covering breaking news online, writing web stories, copy editing and managing the stations website and mobile app.

Chris holds a B.A. in radio and television broadcasting from San Francisco State University.

Recent Stories by Christopher Underwood

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Scripps Opioid Program Aims To Prevent Next Wave Of Addiction

April 17
By Christopher Underwood

In response to a nationwide opioid epidemic, Scripps Health has launched a program aimed at reducing their use of prescription opioids for pain management.

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San Diego Labor Leader Steps Down From Democratic Committee Amid Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Dec. 20, 2017
By Christopher Underwood, KPBS News

San Diego labor leader Mickey Kasparian is resigning from the San Diego Democratic Central Committee, one week after a new lawsuit was filed accusing him of sexual assault.

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Lilac Fire: San Diego County Fire Evacuation Information

Dec. 8, 2017
By Christopher Underwood

Mandatory evacuation orders are in place Friday for some parts of North County San Diego after a wildfire fueled by fast-moving Santa Ana winds scorched thousands of acres in the Bonsall-Fallbrook area.

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San Diego Looks Back To The Devastating 2007 Wildfires

Oct. 20, 2017
By Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

As many in Northern California begin to pick up the pieces following the deadliest wildfires in the state's history, San Diegans remember the destructive 2007 wildfires that burned 10 years ago this month.

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Where Is San Diego Spending Money On Traffic Safety?

Aug. 18, 2017
By Andrew Bowen, Christopher Underwood, Elma Gonzalez

San Diego's Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic deaths by 2025 is supposed to be achieved by spending the city's limited dollars improving traffic safety on the most dangerous streets. But an analysis of the city's Vision Zero budget shows the city is spending plenty of money improving streets that are already safe.

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Photo Gallery: The Classic Cars Of Tiki Oasis 2017

Aug. 13, 2017
By Christopher Underwood

Tiki Oasis has a lot to offer from cocktails, live music, retro fashion and a poolside party. It also features an annual car show. Here is a look at some of this year’s classic rides.

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San Diego DA: Police Officers Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Torrey Pines Student

June 28, 2017
By Christopher Underwood

The San Diego County District Attorney’s office announced Wednesday that the fatal shooting in May of a Torrey Pines High School student by two San Diego Police officers was legally justified.

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Marines To Conduct Controlled Burn At Miramar Air Station

June 9, 2017
By Christopher Underwood

The Marines will be conducting a controlled burn and fire fighting exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Saturday morning.

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Activists Protest National GOP Meeting At Hotel Del Coronado

May 11, 2017
By Christopher Underwood

San Diego demonstrators rallied Thursday to protest the 2017 Republican National Committee Spring Meeting at the Hotel Del Coronado.

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San Diego Representatives React To Trump Firing FBI Director Comey

May 10, 2017
By Brooke Ruth, Christopher Underwood, Maureen Cavanaugh

President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday, stating that his ouster was required to restore “public trust and confidence” in the FBI.

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