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San Diego News Matters logo

San Diego News Matters: KPBS' daily news podcast covering local politics, education, health, environment, the border and more. New episodes are ready weekday mornings so you can listen on your morning commute.

Midday Edition logo

Midday Edition: Maureen Cavanaugh and Jade Hindmon host KPBS Midday Edition, a daily radio news magazine keeping San Diego in the know on everything from politics to the arts.

Cinema Junkie logo

Cinema Junkie: A film and entertainment podcast run by award-winning KPBS film critic Beth Accomando. The show features Hollywood heavy-hitters, nerdy deep dives, and hidden gems from TV and movies.

Only Here logo

Only Here is a KPBS podcast about the place where San Diego and Tijuana meet. Host Alan Lilienthal and producer Kinsee Morlan tell stories that could only come from a border town.

KPBS Roundtable logo

Roundtable: Mark Sauer hosts this weekly discussion of the week's top stories with San Diego journalists.

First Person logo

First Person: A recurring series that tells the stories of San Diegans in their own words, offering a unique lens into the news of the day.

Dr J's logo

Dr J's: Just after midnight on New Year's Eve, two women on their way home from church were killed in a gang drive-by shooting. In this podcast, KPBS investigative reporter Claire Trageser explores the crime and its impacts on Southeast San Diego, a lower income and predominantly African-American pocket of the city.

Device logo

Device is a monthly book discussion with a science-based twist. In each episode, we discuss a novel that uses science to drive the story’s action, and dissect it for scientific plausibility.

Rad Scientist logo

Rad Scientist: A KPBS Explore series taking listeners on a journey through the lives and discoveries of San Diego's raddest scientists — researchers pushing the frontiers of human knowledge.

My First Day logo

My First Day: A KPBS Explore series about the exciting, nerving process of starting a new life (in San Diego, specifically).

Incoming logo

Incoming: A series by So Say We All, brought to you by KPBS' Explore Project. Incoming tells true stories from men and women returning from war.