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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

Balboa Park's Bud Kearns Pool Now Open For Swimming

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The swimming pool was closed for repairs in February and was supposed to open in April. Instead, it remained shut down for five extra months.

Logan Heights Residents Are Building Their Own Community Space

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A group of Logan Heights residents are building a community gathering space on loaned private land on Imperial Avenue. They spent the weekend setting up a treehouse, amphitheater, maze and other play areas.

Coronado Puts The Brakes On All Future Bike Lanes After Resident Complaints

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The city of Coronado is backpedaling on its plans to add more bike lanes. The City Council voted last week to suspend all new proposed bike lanes and now is considering a public vote instead.

Census Data Shows No Change In Percentage Of San Diegans Who Drive To Work

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In 2014, 83.1 percent of San Diegans commuted to work by car. San Diego's Climate Action Plan, which will be considered by the city council this fall, calls for that number to drop to 50 percent by 2035.

San Diego State's Buddhist Fraternity, Sorority Aim To Bring Mindfulness To Mixers

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San Diego State University could be the first in the country with a Buddhist fraternity and sorority. They’ll be named Delta Beta Tau and Delta Beta Theta, which stand for Dharma Bum Temple.

San Diego Offering Rain Barrel Rebates In Advance Of El Niño

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San Diego offers to refund residents $1 a gallon up to $400 for residential rain barrels. To get a rebate, a resident must have a barrel that stores at least 50 gallons.

Community Group Aims To Make Over San Diego's Lincoln Park Intersection

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A group of community volunteers is planning to spend the next month fixing up a corner of an intersection in San Diego's Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Gonzalez Calls On San Diego Chargers To Begin Paying Cheerleaders Hourly Wages

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Before the San Diego Chargers regular season begins Sunday, state Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez is asking the team to pay its cheerleaders at least minimum wage. The team will be required to pay hourly wages beginning Jan. 1.

UC San Diego Program Creates Nontraditional Medical School Path

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As a new class begins UC San Diego’s medical school Tuesday, there are some students who didn’t follow the traditional path to get there. A new program is helping students attend the school who otherwise wouldn’t have gotten the opportunity.

Massive Fish Farm Proposed Off San Diego’s Coast

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The largest fish farm in America will be built 4 miles off San Diego's coast. The Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute is planning the project to correct what it calls this country’s seafood imbalance, but environmentalists equate it to an industrial farm.

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