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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

What San Diegans Would Change In City's Budget

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As city officials wade through the 1,752-page budget proposal, San Diegans have been making their own much simpler spending plans using the KPBS Budget Game.

Vigilante Water Cops And Mongolian Showers: How San Diegans Are Saving Water

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The city of San Diego has to cut its water use by 16 percent under an order by Gov. Jerry Brown. That means stepping up policing of water restrictions set in November that so far the city has struggled to enforce.

Mayor Faulconer: San Diego Will Beef Up Water Enforcement Amid Drought

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The city of San Diego will give more teeth to mandatory water restrictions that have been in place since Nov. 1, 2014, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced Wednesday.

San Diegans: What Would You Change In Your City's Budget?

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In advance of Mayor Kevin Faulconer's budget proposal, KPBS asked people from across the city where they want to see the city spend more and less money.

Lorie Zapf’s Path From Foster Care To San Diego City Council

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San Diego City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf represents Pacific Beach, Ocean Beach and other coastal neighborhoods. But when she was growing up, she never would have expected to be where she is now.

One Paseo Petition Signatures Will Be Verified One By One

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San Diego's city clerk says the 61,235 signatures turned in to request a referendum that would block the One Paseo development in Carmel Valley will be counted one by one, unlike the usual sampling done.

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.

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