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KEN KRAMER'S ABOUT SAN DIEGO: Borrego Springs & Technology

Host Ken Kramer stands next to a horse sculpture. Metal sculptures dot the landscape near Borrego Springs, Calif. Who created them? In this episode, Kramer introduces us to the genius behind these desert works of art.
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Host Ken Kramer stands next to a horse sculpture. Metal sculptures dot the landscape near Borrego Springs, Calif. Who created them? In this episode, Kramer introduces us to the genius behind these desert works of art.

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream now with the PBS App + Encore Monday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2

They are among the most remarkable metal sculptures to be found anywhere in the world. Who created them and why? On this episode of KEN KRAMER’S ABOUT SAN DIEGO, meet the artistic genius behind some one-of-a-kind desert creations!

Metal sculptures dot the landscape near Borrego Springs, Calif. Who created them? In this episode, Ken Kramer introduces us to the genius behind these desert works of art.
Courtesy of Ken Kramer
Metal sculptures dot the landscape near Borrego Springs, Calif. Who created them? In this episode, Ken Kramer introduces us to the genius behind these desert works of art.

Next, we discover a San Diego place that was at the very forefront of top secret communications technology a couple of decades ago.

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A San Diego place that was once a very high-tech spot, and is still around if you know where to look. Where is it? Host Ken Kramer shows us!
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A San Diego place that was once a very high-tech spot, and is still around if you know where to look. Where is it? Host Ken Kramer shows us!

We'll learn about a man in San Diego’s history who was nearly driven crazy by a song that repeated over and over again in his head. What he did about it, is a story "About San Diego." Plus, strange street names in our county, bits of nostalgia sent in by viewers and more!

KEN KRAMER'S ABOUT SAN DIEGO: Episode 71

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