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Claire Trageser

Multimedia Enterprise Reporter

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Claire Trageser is a multimedia reporter for KPBS. She writes and produces in depth coverage for radio, television and the web and covers a variety of topics, including politics, the environment and education. Claire was part of the team that covered allegations of sexual harassment against former Mayor Bob Filner, his resignation and the special election that followed. She also covers the city of San Diego's budget process, helped create the interactive KPBS Budget Game and does enterprise stories about issues impacting San Diegans.

Claire studied chemistry at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. She then 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.

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Recent Stories

Sempra May Have Broken State Rules By Lobbying On Energy Program

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Employees affiliated with SDG&E and its parent company Sempra Energy may have been in violation of a state law by speaking at a county meeting last week.

El Cajon To Begin Workshops For Drawing District Boundaries

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The El Cajon City Council has set up a series of five public workshops and published criteria for drawing council boundaries in the city for the first time.

Vacant Church In San Ysidro To Become Community Center, Park

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For people who live in San Diego's southernmost neighborhood, San Ysidro, there are not many public spaces to gather. But that will soon change.

San Diego County Will Not Pursue Community Choice In Unincorporated Areas

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The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will not move forward with an alternative energy program known as community choice aggregation.

County To Decide Whether To Begin Pursuing Community Choice Energy

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The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will decide Wednesday whether to take the first step toward pursuing the alternative energy program community choice aggregation.

Calls Grow For San Diego Union Boss To Step Down Amid Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination Allegations

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Calls for Mickey Kasparian to step down or go on leave are amplifying. Two months ago, Kasparian, who is the head of one of San Diego County’s biggest unions, was sued by two former employees for sexual harassment and gender discrimination, among other claims.

Two San Diego Women Launch National Ridesharing Service For The Elderly

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Two San Diego natives have created a national service that connects those without smartphones, to a ride from Uber or Lyft.

Report Finds One Third Of Working Families In San Diego Can't Make Ends Meet

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A report from the nonprofit Center on Policy Initiatives found that a single adult with two children would need an hourly wage of $31.32 to cover the basics.

Meet District 1's New Councilwoman, Tech Entrepreneur Barbara Bry

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Barbara Bry represents La Jolla, Carmel Valley, University City and other northern San Diego neighborhoods. She plans to focus on addressing homelessness, building more housing and boosting public safety.

New Program At Donovan Prison Will Train Inmates As Entrepreneurs

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Inmates at a state prison in Otay Mesa can now begin a one-year program that will train them in entrepreneurial skills and end with a "Shark Tank" style pitching session to venture capitalists.

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