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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

Volunteers, Community Leaders Count San Diego's Homeless

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Results of the "WeAllCount" tabulation of the region's homeless population figure into how much federal grant money is received by governments and social organizations to help get people off the streets and into housing.

Sarah Boot Announces Run For California Assembly's 78th District

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Democrat Sarah Boot, a former prosecutor who unsuccessfully ran for San Diego City Council in 2014, announced Thursday she's running for the seat currently held by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins.

San Diego Councilman Scott Sherman: Council Should Stick To ‘Nuts And Bolts’

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San Diego has a new City Council this year with five Democrats and four Republicans, erasing the supermajority Democrats held for much of 2014. Republican Scott Sherman said he hopes this means the council will move away from agenda-driven politics and get back to government basics.

Assembly Speaker Atkins Wants Fish Markets To Run Swimmingly

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It could become easier to run fishermen's markets if state Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins of San Diego gets her way. She has introduced a "Pacific to Plate" bill to streamline the markets' permitting process.

Martin Luther King Jr. Remembered At All Peoples Celebration

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Voting rights attorney Ryan Haygood of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense & Educational Fund spoke at the All Peoples Celebration Monday morning.

San Diego Starts Effort To Update City's 'Constitution'

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The San Diego City Council's Charter Review Committee began its look at the city's charter on Thursday and hinted at potential major changes, including rewriting the entire document.

Mayor Wants Plan For New Chargers Stadium By This Fall

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Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced at his first State of the City speech he is creating a task force to develop a plan to build a new stadium for the Chargers. It could be at the current stadium site in Mission Valley or in downtown San Diego.

San Diego's Charter Could Get Facelift Next Year

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A committee of four San Diego City Council members will spend the next year reviewing updates to the charter — essentially the city's constitution. Those updates would go before voters in June 2016.

Councilman Gloria Wants To Make It Harder To Pass Referendums In San Diego

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San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria will ask the City Council and state lawmakers to look into making it harder to put referendums on the ballot after legislation he supported, including raising the minimum wage, were derailed.

San Diego Used Less Water In November

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Numbers released Tuesday from the California Water Resources Control Board show the city of San Diego reduced its water use from an average of 76 gallons a day per household in October to 64.5 gallons a day in November.

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