Contributor through August 2014
Emily graduated from SDSU with a bachelor's degree in journalism. During her studies, she focused most of her projects on public safety. While attending SDSU, Emily served KPBS as a production assistant. She also interned with San Diego Magazine.
A San Diego native, Emily spent time in Washington, D.C. while completing undergraduate coursework. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, watching crime and legal dramas, and trying new restaurants.
Recent Stories by Emily Burns
The musical "Into The Woods" debuted in 1986 at The Old Globe. Twenty-eight years later, it's back at The Globe as a lean, imaginative production by the Fiasco Theater company.
Firefighters moved quickly Sunday afternoon to attack the blaze in the San Diego park from the ground and air. Mission Trails Park should be open Tuesday.
Soaring Spirits International is hosting Camp Widow in San Diego through Sunday.
Twenty high school students are participating in a weeklong boot camp focused on educating them about cybercrime.
Jose Armenta, a retired Marine dog handler, has adopted his military dog Zenit after being wounded in Afghanistan.
A new study by the Caster Family Center For Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research at USD examines the well-being of local nonprofits using data and feedback from their leaders.
Six hospitals in San Diego make up the San Diego Trauma System, which has been working to save lives in the county for 30 years.
Law enforcement officials from throughout San Diego County kicked off a nine-day Southern California torch run Tuesday for the 2014 summer Special Olympics.
Baxter, the therapy dog, visited the San Diego State University library on Tuesday to provide some stress relief for students studying for finals.
Hundreds of businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies are set to take part in the 25th annual Earth Fair, sharing environmentally friendly products, services and policies. The event generally draws 60,000 people to Balboa Park.