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SPECIAL COVERAGE: Living With Wildfires: San Diego Firestorm 10 Years Later

Nico Smedley

Contributor through January 2012

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As an editorial intern, Nico produced local news spots for radio and shoots and produces brief segments for "KPBS Evening Edition."

Nico graduated from UCLA in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in history. Afterward he worked for two years at the Los Angeles Times, first as an Editorial Assistant and then as Editorial Pages Aide.

More recently, he completed San Diego Continuing Education's 11 month Interactive Media Certificate Program (2011).

Nico is passionate about his home state of California and loves exploring its many diverse communities.

Recent Stories by Nico Smedley

Water Main Break Causes Large Sink Hole In Clairemont

Water Main Break Causes Large Sink Hole In Clairemont

Dec. 27
By Nico Smedley and City News Service

A water main break in Clairemont caused a large sinkhole early today and sent water gushing through the middle of a residential street for more than an hour, police said.

Food Trucks Gather To Fundraise For Local Charity

Dec. 13
By Nico Smedley

Despite the wet weather, San Diego's Meals-on-Wheels program managed to get office workers out to sample some food truck fare at lunchtime today.

County Supervisors Postpone Decision On Community Planning Groups

Dec. 7
By Nico Smedley

Public officials rely on planning groups for input from community residents on development projects, but San Diego County Supervisors are considering limiting the groups' influence after complaints from developers.

Kaiser Permanente Joins Chargers To Collect Sport Donations

Dec. 6
By Nico Smedley

The football team joined with the hospital group to collect athletic balls to donate to local schools and youth organizations.

Suspicious Object At Congressman's Office Determined Not Hazardous

Suspicious Object At Congressman's Office Determined Not Hazardous

Dec. 1
By Nico Smedley

Authorities are investigating a suspicious package left at the Vista office of Rep. Darrell Issa.

Jacobs Releases Video Promoting His Balboa Park Plan

Nov. 28
By Nico Smedley

Philanthropist Irwin Jacobs released a video today depicting his plan to get vehicles out of Balboa Park's central plaza.

Religious Leader Organizes Communal Meal At Occupy Protest Site

Nov. 21
By Nico Smedley

Attendees of "OCCU-PIE San Diego" are likely to leave Monday's event with a full stomach.

California Continues To Reward Electric Vehicle Buyers

California Continues To Reward Electric Vehicle Buyers

Nov. 15
By Nico Smedley

New electric vehicle owners and leasers will be reimbursed up to $2500 by the state's Air Resources Board.

Union Leaders Urge Bank Customers To Transfer Savings To Credit Unions

Union Leaders Urge Bank Customers To Transfer Savings To Credit Unions

Nov. 2
By Nico Smedley

San Diego union members marched in front of major banks downtown today, urging customers to transfer their money to local credit unions.

SDSU Teach-In Tonight Examines Palestine's UN Bid

Sept. 20
By Nico Smedley

As Palestine bids to be recognized as a full-fledged member of the United Nations, scholars at San Diego State University will lead a forum tonight on the contentious issues surrounding politics in the Middle East.

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