News Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
Marissa Cabrera is a producer for KPBS Midday Edition and had previously served as a Newscast Producer for KPBS' Morning Edition.
Before joining KPBS she reported on Vatican affairs, social, and cultural issues in Rome, Italy. She also contributed to a documentary on sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Marissa has worked as a multimedia journalist at various news stations in San Diego and Monterey as well as Columbia, Missouri.
Marissa graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.
Recent Stories by Marissa Cabrera
The San Diego Police Department's new neighborhood-policing division is dedicated to homelessness and other neighborhood quality-of-life issues from graffiti to prostitution and theft.
- April 16
- By Marissa Cabrera
During the day, Zach Stones is a clinical supervisor at the San Diego Center for Children working to support youth and families in foster care and the juvenile justice system. But a few nights a week he has a second career doing improv comedy.
The mayor's budget proposal boosts infrastructure spending, maintains public services and funds police raises. It also closes a $49 million deficit by dipping into reserve funds.
While there has been a rise in the number of craft breweries closing, there are still many more new breweries entering the market.
Since December, the San Diego Rapid Response Network has answered 700 calls from individuals reporting arrests, immigration enforcement activity or seeking legal resources. The network counts on dozens of volunteers from various organizations including the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties and Jewish Family Service.
Roger Showley, who covered growth and development, retired last month after a 44-year career as a newspaper reporter in San Diego. In his final article, he wrote about how his profession provided him a "privileged perspective on the building of San Diego."
The 2018 Major League Baseball season is in full swing as the Padres take on the Colorado Rockies Monday at Petco Park after a series sweep loss against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Home cook and food blogger Holly Haines discusses the inspiration behind her first cookbook, "How To Eat Your Feelings."
The move comes after the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to join the Trump administration in its lawsuit against California's sanctuary state policies.
Rafael Castellanos said San Diego needs to take advantage of the blue economy or ocean economy to help fuel the region's economic growth.