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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

San Diego Officials Warn Of Imposter Utility Workers

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San Diego city officials are warning that criminals pretending to be utility workers are talking their way into homes to steal valuables.

New Fault Line Park Opens In San Diego's East Village Friday

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Fault Line Park will have a playground, public art and two restrooms. It's part of a mixed-use development built by the redevelopment agency Civic San Diego.

Balboa Park Pool Closed Months Longer Than Expected

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The Bud Kearns Pool in Balboa Park was originally supposed to be closed from February until the end of April for repairs. Four months later, it’s still closed.

UC San Diego Program Readies Grad Students For Jobs Outside Academia

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Instead of only considering jobs in academia, as generations have done in the past, Ph.D. students are branching out to for profit companies. A new program at UC San Diego aims to help them land these jobs and fit in with corporate culture.

San Diego Police Department Academy Class Sees Increased Diversity

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The next San Diego Police Department Academy class will be 65 percent minorities and women, making it more diverse than the last six academy classes in 2014 and 2015.

San Diego Resident Says Turf Rebate Program Was A Breeze

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San Diego put $1.2 million into the program for fiscal 2016, which began July 1. All of that money was gone in one day, after 600 people applied.

From Schwarzenegger To Step Aerobics, How Exercise Has Evolved

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One of the world’s largest exercise organizations is based in San Diego, and this year marks its 30th birthday. The American Council on Exercise researches fitness trends and certifies personal trainers. It's seen a lot of changes since 1985.

New Speed Trailers Remind San Diego Drivers To Slow Down

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The San Diego Police Department's Northeastern Division unveiled two new speed trailers on Thursday that flash how fast drivers are going as they pass.

City of San Diego Details Ambitious Climate Action Plan

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A more detailed look at the city of San Diego's ambitious climate action plan includes specific strategies for how to get all energy from renewable sources and dramatically reduce car use.

Some San Diegans Wonder, Can You Stop Phone Book Deliveries?

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Some San Diego residents are trying to opt out of their annual phone book deliveries, saying in this day and age paper books listing information is wasteful.

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