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.
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.
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.
San Diego city officials approved new rules yesterday that make it easier for residents to tap into a water source they already use.
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.
San Diego shipbuilders rallied to protect their jobs Friday morning.
The proposed Quarry Creek housing development in Carlsbad is a project that highlights the tension between preserving open space and building for the future. Tonight, the Carlsbad Planning Commission considers whether to give the project its approval.
As Somalia rises from decades of civil war, Somali youth raised in the United States consider returning to their families’ homeland.