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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

Chula Vista Senior Pumps Pedals To National Stationary Bike Record

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A team of retired seniors at Fredericka Manor in Chula Vista is competing in a Tour de France of sorts. The competitors are riding stationary bikes for their health and to beat out other teams nationally in their age group.

UC San Diego Extension Aims To Promote College To Native Americans

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A new UC San Diego Extension initiative wants to create a college-going culture on the Viejas and Sycuan reservations. Its summer classes are aimed at helping Native American students not only feel prepared for college, but making them eager to go in the first place.

Vista Company Helps Homeowners Recycle Swimming Pool Water

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California's drought has increased business for some "drought entrepreneurs," companies that are finding ways to make money by helping people save water. Pool Services Technologies is one of them.

Encinitas Could Be Poster City For Saving Water

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While most cities in the region are struggling to cut anywhere near the amount of water mandated by the state, Encinitas is almost where it needs to be.

'We're Out Of Time' — So Says Chargers Stadium Spokesman

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There is nothing left that the city of San Diego can do to solve the stadium issue before the NFL owners vote on whether to allow the Chargers to move to Los Angeles, team spokesman Mark Fabiani told KPBS Midday Edition on Thursday.

San Diego City, County Negotiators To Talk To NFL About Stadium Plans

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After being publicly rejected by the San Diego Chargers, Mayor Kevin Faulconer said he and county officials will go directly to the National Football League with their stadium proposal.

Solana Beach Eyes New Energy Plan; San Diego's Plan Sees Delays

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Solana Beach has taken the first step toward establishing a community choice aggregation program that would allow it to bypass SDG&E in its energy purchases. Meanwhile, San Diego's study of the program has been delayed.

San Diego City Council's 'Open Mic Night' Becomes Solo Performance

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The “open mic night” that the San Diego City Council's Charter Review Committee held wasn’t as popular as some might have liked.

San Diego To Host 'Open Mic Night' On City Charter

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San Diegans can have their say about how the city’s charter should be changed in a special meeting some are calling "charter karaoke."

San Diegans Make Apps For National Day Of Civic Hacking

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The local version of the National Day of Civic Hacking is organized by open government advocacy group Open San Diego. Community members will work on apps to avoid street sweeping tickets and find the best nearby parks.

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