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Stories by Katie Schoolov

Increasing Number Of Leopard Sharks Off La Jolla Attracts Snorkeler...

Increasing Number Of Leopard Sharks Off La Jolla Attracts Snorkelers, Scientists

Aug. 18
By Katie Schoolov

Changing ocean temperatures have brought more leopard sharks to La Jolla Shores this summer than the previous two years, and the public can join Birch Aquarium for guided shark snorkels through September.

New Interactive San Diego County Map Shows Disaster Risks

New Interactive San Diego County Map Shows Disaster Risks

July 31
By Katie Schoolov

The county unveiled a new interactive online "Know Your Hazards" map that pinpoints disaster risks at your location.

MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

MAD Magazine Cartoonist Looks Back On 47 Years Of Comic-Con

July 21
By Katie Schoolov

A MAD Magazine cartoonist compares the first Comic-Con in 1970 to today's crowded, pop culture extravaganza.

Fifth-Graders Perform At San Diego Airport With Switchfoot Ahead Of...

Fifth-Graders Perform At San Diego Airport With Switchfoot Ahead Of Annual BRO-AM Festival

June 19
By Katie Schoolov

The Grammy Award-winning band Switchfoot, which got their start in Encinitas, is in town for their annual charity surf and music festival, BRO-AM.

Rare White Lion Arrives In San Diego County

Rare White Lion Arrives In San Diego County

April 6
By Katie Schoolov

Three lions, including a rare white lion, will make their home at the Lions, Tigers & Bears animal sanctuary in Alpine.

Climate Change, Invasive Beetles — This Isn't The Sixth-Grade Camp ...

Climate Change, Invasive Beetles — This Isn't The Sixth-Grade Camp Of Yesteryear

April 4
By Katie Schoolov, Megan Burks

The U.S. Forest Service estimates California has lost more than 100 million trees to drought, fire and invasive beetles. In our own backyard, large oaks that shaded generations of San Diegans at sixth-grade camp are now stumps, calling on today's campers to reverse the damage.

Nonprofit Developers Strive To Preserve Affordable Housing

Nonprofit Developers Strive To Preserve Affordable Housing

March 24
By Alison St John, Katie Schoolov

While cities struggle to get approval for higher density and new affordable housing, older affordable housing is disappearing.

'Red Velvet' Marks A Pivotal Moment In Theater History

'Red Velvet' Marks A Pivotal Moment In Theater History

March 23
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

The Old Globe Theatre's production of "Red Velvet" transports audiences to the world of London's Theatre Royal at the beginning of the 19th century to mark the historic moment when Ira Aldridge became the first African American actor to play Othello on the British stage.

Carmen Gets A Modern Makeover At San Diego Opera

Carmen Gets A Modern Makeover At San Diego Opera

March 9
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

San Diego Opera's Shiley dētour Series strives to present innovative opera in intimate spaces. This weekend it delivers a contemporary re-imagining of "The Tragedy of Carmen" at the Balboa Theater.

Larger Than Life 'Falstaff' Takes Center Stage At San Diego Opera

Larger Than Life 'Falstaff' Takes Center Stage At San Diego Opera

Feb. 17
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

William Shakespeare's character of Sir John Falstaff had a larger than life presence in the "Henry IV" historical plays and in the comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Those plays provide the inspiration for Verdi's opera "Falstaff" that San Diego Opera premieres Feb. 18 at the Civic Theatre.

UCSD Lays Off 21 People From Department of Theater, Dance

UCSD Lays Off 21 People From Department of Theater, Dance

Nov. 25
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

UCSD informed 21 members of the Department of Theater and Dance on Nov. 9 that their jobs would end in January.

Celebrate Veterans Day With San Diego Opera's 'Soldier Songs'

Celebrate Veterans Day With San Diego Opera's 'Soldier Songs'

Nov. 11
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

San Diego Opera kicks off its new Shiley dētour Series with David T. Little's contemporary "Soldier Songs."

Protests Continue In San Diego: 'I Woke Up ... And I Just Panicked'

Protests Continue In San Diego: 'I Woke Up ... And I Just Panicked'

Nov. 10
By Katie Schoolov, KPBS News

About 200 students protested Donald Trump's election as U.S. president at San Diego State Thursday. Wednesday night hundreds flooded the streets of downtown San Diego to denounce the election outcome.

San Diego Opera's 'Cinderella' Is Darker But Still Charming

San Diego Opera's 'Cinderella' Is Darker But Still Charming

Oct. 21
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

If you think of the Disney animated film any time someone mentions "Cinderella" then think again. The new San Diego Opera production of Rossini’s "Cinderella" is darker and more complex but just as charming.

On Final Day To Register, UC San Diego Leads In Voter Sign-Ups

On Final Day To Register, UC San Diego Leads In Voter Sign-Ups

Oct. 24
By Katie Schoolov

A student leading the effort says that for the first time UC San Diego is leading other University of California schools in the number of students registered to vote.

Skyline Celebrates Opening Of New $13 Million Library

Skyline Celebrates Opening Of New $13 Million Library

Oct. 14
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

A much larger Skyline Hills Library opened to the public Friday in southeastern San Diego.

Casino Traffic Eases Up In Jamul

Casino Traffic Eases Up In Jamul

Oct. 11
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

Concerns about persistent and widespread traffic tie-ups around a newly opened East County casino appeared to be unfounded Tuesday on its second day of operations.

A Circus At The Airport: San Diego's Artist Residency Entertains Tr...

A Circus At The Airport: San Diego's Artist Residency Entertains Travelers

Sept. 16
By Katie Schoolov

Three years ago, the San Diego International Airport underwent a $1 billion expansion and dedicated $6 million of that to adding artwork as a “calming distraction.” Now, they’ve added another form of artwork: the circus.

Mike Birbiglia's 'Don't Think Twice' Looks At Improv Comedy

Mike Birbiglia's 'Don't Think Twice' Looks At Improv Comedy

Aug. 11
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Kris Arciaga

The comedian's new film serves up a bit of a history lesson about improv and lays out some rules. It begins a two-week run at Landmark's Ken Cinema on Friday.

Podcast Episode 85: Mike Birbiglia On Comedy, Improv And Trust

Podcast Episode 85: Mike Birbiglia On Comedy, Improv And Trust

Aug. 6
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Kris Arciaga

Mike Birbiglia's new film "Don't Think Twice" (expanding to more cities on Aug. 12) looks to an improv group experiencing some growing pains.

Makeup Artists Bring Characters To Life At San Diego Comic-Con

Makeup Artists Bring Characters To Life At San Diego Comic-Con

July 22
By Elma Gonzalez, Katie Schoolov

Artists at the Cinema Makeup School booth at San Diego’s Comic-Con give fans a little taste of how they pull characters from comic book pages.

Residents Propose Alternatives To Sharp Rocks On Imperial Avenue

Residents Propose Alternatives To Sharp Rocks On Imperial Avenue

July 4
By Katie Schoolov

Back in April, the city of San Diego placed rocks along Imperial Avenue to deter homeless people from setting up camp. Unhappy with the installation, some residents proposed alternative solutions to Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

'Bigoted Messages' Found In SDSU Campus Restroom

'Bigoted Messages' Found In SDSU Campus Restroom

June 7
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

SDSU President Elliot Hirshman sent out an email Tuesday morning in response to "hateful and bigoted messages" found in an Adams Humanities building restroom.

The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Comes To San Diego

The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Comes To San Diego

May 19
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Without the First Folio, "Macbeth," "Antony and Cleopatra" and other Shakespearean plays might not exist today.

Terminally Ill San Diego Woman Plans To Take Advantage Of Aid-In-Dy...

Terminally Ill San Diego Woman Plans To Take Advantage Of Aid-In-Dying Law

May 26
By Katie Schoolov, Kenny Goldberg

For most people, death is an unplanned event. But not for San Diegan Eurika Strotto, who plans to take her own life just after California's End of Life Option Act takes effect in June.

'Great Scott' Gets West Coast Premiere At San Diego Opera

'Great Scott' Gets West Coast Premiere At San Diego Opera

May 9
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Jake Heggie's new work explores what goes into producing an opera, poking fun at the genre with a wink at technical challenges and backstage melodrama.

San Diego Opera Makes 'Madama Butterfly' Fresh

San Diego Opera Makes 'Madama Butterfly' Fresh

April 14
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" is one of the most popular and most often performed operas. San Diego Opera's production promises to bring something new to the classic.

San Diego's Baby Southern White Rhino Could Mean Scientific Breakth...

San Diego's Baby Southern White Rhino Could Mean Scientific Breakthrough

April 6
By Katie Schoolov

A baby southern white rhino born Saturday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park may represent success for zoo researchers who have been working for eight years to solve the reproductive problems among the captive-born population.

Padres Face Dodgers In Opening Day Game At Petco Park

Padres Face Dodgers In Opening Day Game At Petco Park

April 4
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

Hundreds of fans gathered at an East Village block party celebrating the opening game.

Mama's Kitchen Delivers 8 Millionth Meal In San Diego County

Mama's Kitchen Delivers 8 Millionth Meal In San Diego County

March 30
By Katie Schoolov

For the last quarter century, volunteers for the nonprofit has been bringing meals to people who are too sick to cook on their own.

Get A Full-Body Workout And Defy Gravity At Tempest Freerunning Aca...

Get A Full-Body Workout And Defy Gravity At Tempest Freerunning Academy

March 18
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Tired of boring workouts? Then try Tempest Freerunning Academy in Vista for a full body workout that includes parkour, free running and defying gravity.

70 Years After Plane Crash, Pilot Finds Wreckage In San Diego Mount...

70 Years After Plane Crash, Pilot Finds Wreckage In San Diego Mountains

March 3
By Katie Schoolov

Seventy years ago, the deadliest plane crash at the time happened in the mountains of eastern San Diego County. The wreck was lost for decades, until a Poway man unearthed it last year.

Windy Storm Pummeled San Diego County

Windy Storm Pummeled San Diego County

Jan. 31
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

Cold weather is expected to persist Monday night after a storm brought violent winds leading to widespread power outages, toppled trees and one person's death when a tree crushed four cars in Pacific Beach.

San Diego Classes Revive Dying Art Of Tall Ship Sailing

San Diego Classes Revive Dying Art Of Tall Ship Sailing

Jan. 12
By Katie Schoolov

Now that the Maritime Museum's newest ship, the San Salvador, has been christened, San Diego boasts a fleet of four tall ships from four different centuries. Starting Wednesday, you can learn to sail them.

Aid-In-Dying Law Comes To California

Aid-In-Dying Law Comes To California

Dec. 9
By Katie Schoolov, Kenny Goldberg

Beginning next year, terminally ill Californians will be allowed to request a lethal dose of drugs from a physician.

San Diego Loses Albie's Beef Inn And Its Nude Portraits

San Diego Loses Albie's Beef Inn And Its Nude Portraits

Nov. 13
By Angela Carone, Katie Schoolov

There's no place like Albie's Beef Inn in San Diego. The old-school steakhouse and piano bar will shut down for good at the end of December after being in operation for more than 50 years.

Preview: GI Film Festival Provides Context For Films

Preview: GI Film Festival Provides Context For Films

Oct. 13
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

San Diego Film Consortium and KPBS, in conjunction with The GI Film Group, are bringing the GI Film Festival to San Diego. It runs Tuesday through Sunday at multiple venues.

Renovation Of San Diego Homeless Veteran Shelter Celebrated

Renovation Of San Diego Homeless Veteran Shelter Celebrated

Oct. 9
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

The completion of a 15-year renovation project for homeless veterans at Veterans Village in the Midway District was celebrated Friday.

Podcast Episode 33: SDFF Auteur Award Recipient Brit Marling

Podcast Episode 33: SDFF Auteur Award Recipient Brit Marling

Sept. 30
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Nicholas McVicker

The 14th Annual San Diego Film Festival will hand out its tribute awards on Saturday, with Brit Marling receiving its Auteur Award.

Controversial German Director Leni Riefenstahl Inspires 'Amazons An...

Controversial German Director Leni Riefenstahl Inspires 'Amazons And Their Men'

Sept. 18
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Diversionary Theatre has a new artistic director who wants to showcase new works. But "Amazons and Their Men," the first play of the 30th anniversary season, looks to the past to find insights into the future.

San Salvador Replica Debuts At Parade Of Sail

San Salvador Replica Debuts At Parade Of Sail

Sept. 4
By Katie Schoolov

The 200-ton full-scale replica of the first ship to sail into San Diego Bay in 1542 made its public debut as it voyaged across San Diego Bay Friday under engine power - something that explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo's ship didn't have.

Checking In On The California Center For The Arts In Escondido

Checking In On The California Center For The Arts In Escondido

Sept. 4
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

The California Center for the Arts in Escondido has faced some economic challenges in recent years, but it is now rebounding and about to launch its 2015-16 season.

Balboa Park Pool Closed Months Longer Than Expected

Balboa Park Pool Closed Months Longer Than Expected

Aug. 28
By Claire Trageser, Katie Schoolov

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.

San Salvador Replica Christened Following 4 Years Of Construction

San Salvador Replica Christened Following 4 Years Of Construction

July 29
By City News Service, Katie Schoolov

The original San Salvador came to San Diego as the leader of three ships, when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was looking for new trade routes from Mexico to Asia and Europe.

San Salvador Replica Floats To South Bay Shipyard

San Salvador Replica Floats To South Bay Shipyard

July 22
By Katie Schoolov

San Diego Maritime Museum workers and volunteers have been working since 2011 to build the replica of the 500-year-old Spanish galleon ship that will make its formal debut in September.

Globe's 'Twelfth Night:' The Bard, Caitlyn Jenner And Gender Fluidity

Globe's 'Twelfth Night:' The Bard, Caitlyn Jenner And Gender Fluidity

June 29
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Nicholas McVicker

What do Caitlyn Jenner and William Shakespeare have in common? Quite a bit, according to The Old Globe’s artistic director. Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” (running through July 26) takes on gender issues in a surprisingly resonant manner amidst the current media buzz of Bruce Jenner making the transition to Caitlyn Jenner.

'Bright Star' Heads To Broadway

'Bright Star' Heads To Broadway

June 17
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov, Nicholas McVicker

"Bright Star," a musical created by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, is on its way to Broadway after premiering in San Diego. The play was developed and had its world premiere at the Old Globe Theatre last year.

San Diego Fast Food Workers Rally In 'Fight For 15'

San Diego Fast Food Workers Rally In 'Fight For 15'

June 5
By Katie Schoolov

A group of fast food workers gathered in front of a Tierrasanta McDonald's asking for a higher minimum wage.

Replica San Salvador Ship Nears Completion

Replica San Salvador Ship Nears Completion

May 5
By Katie Schoolov

Four years into the monumental task, reconstruction of the San Salvador is almost complete. The 200-ton Spanish Galleon brought the first European, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, to San Diego Bay nearly 500 years ago. Now, despite delays, it's expected to launch by the end of May.

San Diego Opera Stages A New Mariachi Opera

San Diego Opera Stages A New Mariachi Opera

April 22
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Once again San Diego Opera challenges preconceived notions about what opera is and expands the horizons about what it can be with the new mariachi opera "El Pasado Nunca se Termina" that has two performances this Saturday at the Civic Theater.

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