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Claire Trageser

Multimedia Enterprise Reporter

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Claire Trageser is a multimedia reporter for KPBS and inewsource. She writes and produces in depth coverage for radio, television and the web. 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

Opponents Of Wage Hike Say Enough Signatures Gathered To Force Vote

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A group of businesses opposed to San Diego's minimum wage hike said Tuesday enough signatures have been collected to force the increase to a vote of the people.

Petition Drive To Put Minimum Wage Hike On Ballot Nears Deadline

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There are six days left for opponents of San Diego's minimum wage increase to gather signatures to force the issue onto the ballot.

Safety Changes Coming To Fiesta Island After Driver Hits Bicyclists

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A month after a suspected drunken driver went the wrong way on Fiesta Island and plowed into eight bicyclists, the city of San Diego is taking steps to make the island safer.

Safety Upgrades In North Park Announced Following Attacks

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The safety upgrades include increasing the amount of lighting in the neighborhood, where six attacks have occurred since mid-June.

San Diego Hunger Study Shows Continued Need For Food Assistance

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Almost 500,000 people received donations last year from San Diego-area food pantries, according to a report released Thursday.

U.S. Chamber Endorses Scott Peters In San Diego's 52nd Congressional Race

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The U.S. Chamber has endorsed more than 260 candidates in the 2014 election cycle. Only four are Democrats and one of them is Scott Peters, running against Republican Carl DeMaio.

San Diego County Special Elections Could Become Vote-By-Mail Only

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Under a California bill, the San Diego County Registrar of Voters could hold special elections by mail, sending every registered voter a ballot with a return stamp already on it.

San Diego's Bike Sharing Program Delayed Yet Again

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San Diego's bike sharing program has been bumped back repeatedly. Its start date was pushed from March to May to August and now to October.

Mobile 'Parklet' Contest Winner To Be Announced Tuesday

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A contest to design a mini-park that can move from place to place in downtown San Diego is down to three finalists.

A Battle For Voters' Signatures To Overturn San Diego's Minimum Wage Hike

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Opponents of San Diego's minimum wage increase have three weeks left to collect nearly 34,000 signatures from voters to force the issue on to a ballot. Otherwise, the minimum wage will rise to $9.75 an hour on Jan. 1.

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