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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 County Sheriff Nixes Using To Share Information

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The San Diego County Sheriff's Department told KPBS in August that it would work on posting more public information online, including possibly using the social media site, but some residents say that hasn't happened.

San Diego Beer Drinkers Find Not All Breweries Welcome Outside Growlers

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Starting this year, California beer drinkers were supposed to be able to take beer jugs called growlers into any brewery and say, "fill 'er up." But not all San Diego breweries have opened up their taps.

Del Mar Park Ranger's Body Camera Back On With New Guidelines

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The ranger can record traffic stops, but not routine exchanges with the public. He'll also have to tell people when they're being recorded.

Rep. Scott Peters Talks Plans For Upcoming Congressional Term

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Democratic Congressman Scott Peters narrowly won re-election in November, beating Republican Carl DeMaio in a close race that included a lot of negative campaigning from both sides.

Bike Sharing Still Not Rolling In San Diego

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San Diego's bike sharing program was supposed to start between January and March of this year. Now it's December and there are still no bikes to be shared.

San Diegans Remember World's First Triathlon 40 Years Ago — At Mission Bay

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How often does someone's idea for a fun workout turn into an Olympic event? That's exactly what happened for two San Diegans, who put on the first ever triathlon right here in Mission Bay.

Gloria Ousted As San Diego Council President; Fellow Democrat Lightner Elected

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Sitting City Council President Todd Gloria did not get enough votes for another term, despite more than an hour of public speakers supporting him. Democrat Sherri Lightner was elected instead, becoming San Diego's first woman City Council president.

Lincoln Park Food Market Aims To Change Neighborhood's Reputation

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Taste of Four Corners, put on by the grass-roots group Urban Collaborative Project, drew a crowd of 30 to 40 who ate from food trucks, shopped at local vendors and listened to live jazz.

Taking Over San Diego's 'Four Corners Of Death' With Food

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The grass-roots group Urban Collaborative Project will set up a food market Friday evening at the intersection of Imperial and Euclid avenues, sometimes called the "four corners of death" because of the number of homicides that have happened there.

Rancho Santa Fe Residents No Longer Biggest Water Users In California

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Rancho Santa Fe residents are now third on the list of biggest water users in the state. They still use on average seven times the amount of water city of San Diego residents use.

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