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Stories by Katie Schoolov

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San Diego Opera: Looking Ahead With COO Keith Fisher

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San Diego Opera's COO Keith Fisher sees a sunny horizon as he looks ahead to the company's 2014-15 season.

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La Costa Film Festival Kicks Off

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The La Costa Film Festival drew 3,500 attendees in for its debut last year and it is already expanding in terms of both attendance and number of films showcased.

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'Bright Star' Premieres At Old Globe Theater

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The new musical "Bright Star" had its world premiere over the weekend at the Old Globe Theater.

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Recital To Kick Off San Diego Opera 2014-15 Season

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After a tumultuous year and almost closing its doors, the San Diego Opera is kicking off a new season with a recital at Balboa Theater Friday at 7 p.m.

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Tiki Oasis Goes Beat, Can You Dig It?

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Tiki Oasis boasts that it is the biggest tiki weekender on the planet and will quell your wanderlust and quench your thirst.

Coastal Commission OKs Protections For Seals At Children's Pool In La Jolla

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The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously Thursday to keep people off the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla during the harbor seal pupping season.

WWII Veteran Recalls Surviving 1945 Shipwreck, Shark Attacks

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Verlin "Buzz" Fortin was on the USS Indianapolis when it was sunk by Japanese torpedoes, and he has a harrowing tale to tell of sharks, hallucinations and rescue.

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Outdoor Fun at Comic-Con 2014

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Comic-Con's outdoor events help to draw some of the more than 125,000 attendees away from the crowded exhibit hall.

San Diego Group Rallies For Better Treatment Of Border Crossers

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An immigrant-rights group critical of federal border authorities staged what they called a "Border Reality Checkpoint" at the San Ysidro crossing Wednesday.

San Diego Red Cross Names Bill Earley As CEO

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Labor lawyer and civic booster Bill Earley takes over leading the local American Red Cross from former San Diego Councilman Tony Young, who stepped down in March after a little more than a year in the position.

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The Globe's 'Othello' Tackles Race, Gender, And The Mystery Of Iago

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With “Othello” (running through July 27), The Old Globe proves that Shakespeare’s 400-year-old plays are timeless because the themes he dealt with are human and universal.

What's The 511? New San Diego Traffic App Unveiled By SANDAG

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A new app that provides real-time traffic information for commuters on Interstate 15 was released Friday by San Diego's regional planning agency.

San Diego Paraplegic Athlete Fighting To Walk Again

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Therese Riedel was a promising college athlete, but was paralyzed in an accident six years ago. Now she's learning martial arts from her wheelchair — which also gives her a unique perspective on San Diego.

Celebrating Earth Day? In Scripps Ranch, It's Elementary

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Dingeman Elementary School in Scripps Ranch uses Earth Day to get out an environmentally friendly message.

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Ian Campbell's Last On-Camera Interview

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Ian Campbell's appearance at the premiere of San Diego Opera's "Don Quixote" on Saturday drew boos and heckling. On March 24, he gave what he says will be his last on-camera interview.

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Will 'Don Quixote' Be San Diego Opera's Swan Song?

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The San Diego Opera created a stir when it announced this will be its final season. Meanwhile, there’s still a production of "Don Quixote" that needs to be staged.

San Diego Veterans Get Opportunity To Tell Stories For National Project

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Since 2000, the Library of Congress has been collecting first-hand accounts from American war veterans around the country. Now, a local initiative will help San Diego veterans tell their stories for the project.

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Opera Profile: Tenor Giuseppe Filianoti

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San Diego Opera’s “The Elixir of Love” opened this past weekend. The opera is all about love but the behind the scenes story about its tenor was almost a tragedy.

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San Diego Opera's 'The Elixir Of Love'

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It’s Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, and San Diego Opera has love for sale with Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love” (opening Saturday at the San Diego Civic Theater) American bass Kevin Burdette tells us all about l’amore.

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Cartoonists At The Opera

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San Diego Opera kicked off its 2014 season with “Pagliacci” (playing Friday and Sunday matinee) and at the dress rehearsal there were cartoonists on hand to sketch the action.

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Behind The Scenes: San Diego Opera's 'Pagliacci'

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San Diego Opera kicks off its 2014 season this weekend with “Pagliacci" (at the Civic Theater) and the story plays out like a classic horror film.

San Diego Sidewalks Getting $1M Assessment

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San Diego's 5,000 miles of sidewalk might be getting a much-needed makeover with the kick off a $1 million project Friday to track bumps, cracks and missing portions around the city.

Replica Of San Diego Explorer's Galleon Taking Shape

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Explore a replica of a 16th-century Spanish galleon being built in San Diego and learn about the original vessel that carried the first European explorer to our shores.

Balboa Park Readies For December Nights, Rain Or Shine

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Crews set up for the estimated 350,000 people expected to show at the 35th annual "December Nights" holiday festival, rain or shine.

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Behind The Scenes: 'She-Rantulas From Outer Space In 3D'

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Diversionary Theater opened “She-Rantulas from Outer Space in 3D” on Halloween. But don’t be tricked by it’s B-movie trappings.

Gov. Brown Signs Veteran Housing Bill In San Diego

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Gov. Jerry Brown was in San Diego Thursday, signing legislation that would help provide housing for the state's more than 19,000 homeless veterans.

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Entomologist Gives Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of The Insect World

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Explore the wonders of the insect world as entomologist Dr. Michael Wall takes us behind the scenes of TheNAT's entomology department.

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Review: 'Short Term 12'

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SDSU grad Destin Cretton proves that you can go from film school to indie success. His new film "Short Term 12" (opening September 13 at Arclight and Landmark Theaters) arrives after garnering the Grand Jury and Audience Awards at SXSW.

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Midday Movies: 'Short Term 12'

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On this month’s edition of the Midday Movies, KPBS arts and culture reporter Beth Accomando looks to an indie hit with San Diego ties — "Short Term 12" (opening in San Diego on September 13).

New Lottery Scam Targets Veterans And Seniors, Uses County Seal

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District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis warned the public that one couple has already lost $30,000 to a new lottery scam that uses the official San Diego County seal and targets veterans and seniors.

Obama Commends Camp Pendleton Troops

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President Barack Obama visited Camp Pendleton for the first time on Wednesday, thanking the troops for their service and calling on Congress to help him stop sequestration.

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Comic-Con Wrap Up

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The 43rd Comic-Con came to a close last night, and as usual there was far too much to do in four days.

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Not Guilty By Reason Of Zombification?

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While an "Assassin's Creed" pirate ship docks behind Comic-Con, a panel on the zombie apocalypse takes place inside. Check out the video.

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The Central Library Moves Hidden Treasures Out Into The Public Eye

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As the San Diego Central Library empties five floors of its shelves and moves to a new nine-floor building, many hidden items will become available.

San Diego Musician Ramon "Chunky" Sanchez Honored Locally, Nationally

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A San Diego musician and Chicano rights activist is being honored locally and nationally, with the naming of a school auditorium in Logan Heights and a prestigious arts fellowship.

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San Diego's Food Network Star Stacey Poon-Kinney

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Running The Trails Eatery is tough work but being a finalist in a reality TV show can be even more challenging. Stacey Poon-Kinney prepares for her Sunday debut as one of 12 finalists for Food Network Star.

SDSU Hires Stacie Terry As Women's Basketball Head Coach

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SDSU women's basketball has a new head coach, Stacie Terry, who is a San Diego native and spent the last 12 years as a Division I assistant coach.

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Animal Cracker Conspiracy Challenges Expectations About Puppetry

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Adult Puppet Cabaret challenges expectations about what puppetry is. It does this through both the content of the show and the types of puppets it uses.

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Behind The Scenes: 'Aida'

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The opera "Aida" (opening tomorrow night at the Civic Theater and running through April 28) gets a vibrant staging thanks in part to Del Mar resident and designer Zandra Rhodes. I'll take you backstage for the first rehearsal of San Diego Opera’s production.

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Preview: 'Murder in the Cathedral'

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The murder of archbishop Thomas Becket in 1170 has been the subject of both the stage and screen. It’s also the basis of the rarely performed opera, “Murder in the Cathedral.”

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Preview: WonderCon Anaheim

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If you were unable to buy tickets for this summer's Comic-Con then you might want to consider WonderCon, Comic-Con's little sister. But don’t wait too long because WonderCon tickets are selling out as well.

City College Opens New Math And Social Sciences Building

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San Diego City College is undergoing a $500 million expansion, and the second building in the project opened on Friday.

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Behind The Scenes: 'Cruzar'

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The San Diego Opera is hosting a first this Saturday. Join me for a rehearsal of “Cruzar La Cara De La Luna," the first mariachi opera.

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Dr. Entomo's Palace Of Exotic Wonders Now Open

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TheNAT just opened a new bug exhibit called Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders and it may not be what you expect to find in a museum setting. I'll take you up close and personal with some creepy crawlers. Watch the video.

Plans Announced To Extend Chelsea’s Law To Illinois And Texas

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The father of murdered San Diego teenager Chelsea King and former assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced today they hope to extend the heart of Chelsea’s Law to Illinois and Texas.

San Salvador 60 Percent Complete After Two Years Of Construction

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A 500-year-old Spanish galleon - the first ship to land on San Diego's shores - is being resurrected at a waterfront park.

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Behind The Scenes: 'Samson And Delilah'

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The San Diego Opera’s "Samson and Delilah" opens this weekend. Go behind the scenes to see what it takes to bring this Bible story to the stage.

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Preview: Media Storm

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Protea Gallery is a new addition to the North Park Scene. KPBS Arts Reporter Beth Accomando stopped by to see the installation of the new exhibit Textscapes featuring a paper sculpture by Joyce Dallal.

Hundreds Step Out To Count San Diego's Homeless

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Hundreds of volunteers fanned across San Diego County Friday to get an accurate count of the region’s homeless population.

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San Diego Museum Of Man's Instruments Of Torture

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The Instruments of Torture exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Man wants us to consider if there is a time for torture. [WARNING: Some material is disturbing.]

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