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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

Carlsbad 5000 Running Race Marks 30th Anniversary Sunday

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For 30 years, the Carlsbad 5000 has attracted elite international runners who've smashed world records while racing the streets of this North County city.

One Paseo Opponents Turn In 60,000 Signatures To Stall Carmel Valley Project

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Opponents of a mixed-use development in Carmel Valley turned in about 60,000 petition signatures Wednesday in an effort to stall the development until after a public vote is held.

Councilman Kersey Is San Diego’s Open Data, Infrastructure Guy

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Councilman Mark Kersey's fast-rising status has some predicting he will run for higher office, but he said he’s not thinking about that now.

Chargers Task Force Planning Stadium Without ‘All The Bells And Whistles’

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The chairman of the advisory group tasked with recommending a site and financing plan for a new football stadium in San Diego is scheduled to provide an update Thursday to the City Council's Economic Development Committee.

Downtown San Diego Construction Fueling 'Urban Renaissance'

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Some 2,100 homes are under construction in downtown San Diego, with another 4,000 approved. Hotels and offices also are being built as part of the recent building boom.

Afghanistan’s First Female Air Force Pilot Calls San Diego Visit ‘Awesome’

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Afghanistan's first female Air Force pilot of a fixed-wing aircraft, Capt. Niloofar Rahmani, is visiting San Diego this week to meet Marine aviators and fly with the Blue Angels flight demonstration team.

Turning San Diego's Electrical Grid Into 100% Renewable Energy

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Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants to make the city of San Diego's electrical grid use only renewable energy by 2035. Getting to 100 percent would likely involve something with the bulky name “community choice aggregation.”

Temporary Urban Park Opens Saturday In East Village

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A vacant lot in downtown San Diego has been transformed into an urban park with a dog run, coffee shop, stage and beer garden.

Issue Of Elected Officials' Salaries Headed To San Diego City Council

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Right now, the City Council votes on whether to give itself a raise. That’s awkward for politicians, and so they haven’t approved an increase in 13 years.

A Closer Look At San Diego's Ambitious Climate Plan

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San Diego's Climate Action Plan has several ambitious goals, including changing the way people get around and where their energy comes from. A new nonprofit group is working to make sure the plan stays ambitious.

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