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Greg Magnus

Contributor through October 2014

Before KPBS, Greg Magnus worked at a variety of news websites, including, and He also has worked for newspapers in northern and southern California. He graduated from Humboldt State University with a degree in journalism.

Recent Stories

San Diego Embraces ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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It's the latest craze taking the Internet by storm — and it's for a good cause.

Travelers Rank San Diego Zoo Among World's Best

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The San Diego Zoo was ranked as the No. 2 zoo in the United Sates and the world by the 2014 Travelers' Choice rankings compiled by

217-acre Banner Fire East Of Julian Contained

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Cal Fire announced Sunday morning that the Banner fire, which started Thursday, was 100 percent contained. Two homes were destroyed in the brush fire.

Tony Gwynn, 'Mr. Padre,' Dies At 54

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Tony Gwynn, whose smile and swing defined baseball in San Diego for more than 30 years, has died. He was 54.

SDCashStash Hides Money In East County

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The anonymous donor SDCashStash is back at it, hiding money near a Walmart in Santee and vowing to hide money in North County on Tuesday.

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1,600-Acre Bernardo Fire 25 Percent Contained

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About 1,600 acres have been burned and more than 22,000 evacuation alerts were sent -- but there were no injuries, nor homes lost -- as a result of the Bernardo fire.

Strong Winds Knocking Out Power Across San Diego County

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Strong winds are wreaking havoc with power lines across the San Diego Gas & Electric service area, affecting customers from Palomar Mountain to Jacumba.

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Mountain Empire Unified Closes After High Winds Knock Out Power At Three Schools

The Mountain Empire Unified School District sent students home Wednesday after downed lines knocked out power at three schools.

Pellet Guns Prompt Naval Base Point Loma Lockdown

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Sailors playing with pellet guns prompt a partial security lockdown at Naval Base Point Loma on Thursday. The lockdown has been lifted; two men are in custody.

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San Diego Opera Postpones Closure Until May 19

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The closure date for San Diego Opera has been postponed until May 19 to give organizers more time to fundraise for a 50th season.

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