Nic McVicker is a video journalist for KPBS, shooting and editing video stories for television and the Web. Nic grew up in Boone, Iowa, a town of 15,000 people. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa, where he studied Electronic Media and Communications. He worked at WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa, as an editor and photojournalist. While at WHO-TV, he had the opportunity to cover the first in the nation's caucus' interviewing Barack Obama and John McCain in 2007 and 2008. Nic moved to San Diego in 2010 with wife Lisa to pursue his career with KPBS in America's Finest City.
San Diego’s beaches are being washed away. Solana Beach and Encinitas are key players in the debate over how to deal with eroding shorelines and sea level rise.
There won’t be just books under the dome in the new Central Library in downtown San Diego. There will also be art. The first of four large pieces has just been installed.
Many say the underground permit sales for up to six figures each are driving up passenger fares and forcing drivers to work perilously long hours for barely-livable wages.
More than 90 veterans took off for Washington D.C. today with San Diego Honor Flight to mark Memorial Day.
Broad Foundation researchers are in San Diego this week evaluating city schools for a prestigious national award.
Dwayne Crenshaw, who is running to fill the City Council District 4 seat, touts his long history of living in and working for his district.
San Diego city officials approved new rules yesterday that make it easier for residents to tap into a water source they already use.
Escondido will host the first leg of the Amgen Tour of California, the largest cycling event in the United States, this month. Escondido city leaders are hoping the economic benefits outweigh the costs.
If it could be restarted safely, would the San Onofre nuclear power plant still be a cost effective way to generate electricity?
As it celebrates its 50th anniversary in San Diego, Planned Parenthood is trying to foster a new generation of advocates.
Cindy Marten, San Diego Unified's next superintendent begins training for her new role this week.
Since the start of the Iraq War, more than 11,000 Iraqis have arrived in the city of El Cajon, east of San Diego.
The 100th anniversary of Balboa Park is coming up in 2015. Or is it? Turns out the San Diego press corps has been getting it wrong about the pending centennial and the 1915 Exposition.
Time Warner Cable customers in San Diego are sick and tired of not being able to watch the Padres on TV. Now a San Diego City Council committee is trying to remedy the situation.
California Condors are slowly edging back from the brink of extinction, but their future remains clouded.