As a member of the news team, Claire Trageser is a reporter and brings stories and reports to KPBS Online. She posts video and audio content, writes for the web, and adds additional features like maps, Twitter widgets, links, photos and timelines. She also puts together the online content for larger news projects and manages the KPBSNews Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus accounts during breaking news.
Before coming to KPBS, Claire worked as a reporter for The San Diego Daily Transcript and City News Service and was a contributor to Voice of San Diego. She studied chemistry at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, before deciding to change her career path from science to journalism. Claire earned a master's degree in journalism at UC Berkeley, where she worked at the Knight Digital Media Center and completed a master's project with Michael Pollan. During graduate school, she interned at The Denver Post and The Seattle P-I and began freelancing for magazines like Marie Claire and Runner's World.
Claire is a social media addict and trains for marathons in her free time.
Large craft brewers in San Diego are one step closer to being able to build bigger tasting rooms and restaurants, thanks to a measure the City Council passed today.
On Tuesday, the City Council will decide whether to allow breweries to have attached restaurants or tasting rooms.
San Diego's exports are far behind where they could be, a new report finds.
The San Diego City Council and Mayor Bob Filner could be headed for another conflict, this time over the mayor’s proposal to cut 13 employees from the City Attorney’s office.
The San Diego Convention Center Corp. is developing plans to deal with a $31.1 million backlog of capital maintenance and equipment needs, CEO Carol Wallace told the City Council today.
A proposed $1.4 million spending reduction in the office of San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith failed to find broad support on the City Council today during a review of Mayor Bob Filner's budget proposal.
The final months of high school are meant to be a special time for seniors. Rituals like graduation, yearbook and prom mark the passage from one phase of life to the next. But they also bring lots of added costs.
This week, the San Diego City Council will begin reviewing Mayor Bob Filner’s initial budget proposal, department by department.
City Council President Todd Gloria today expressed tentative support for a Balboa Park traffic management plan proposed recently by Mayor Bob Filner.
Redevelopment agencies are a thing of the past in California. So what happens to the areas that were being held for their projects?