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KPBS’ "Incoming" Podcast Explores Personal Stories From the Armed Forces

March 6, 2020
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is premiering a new season of “Incoming,” a podcast series that shares the true stories of America’s military veterans, told in their own words, straight from their own mouths. The show is available now for download on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast players.

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KPBS’ My First Day Podcast Explores San Diego Transplant Stories

Feb. 19, 2020
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is premiering a new season of “My First Day,” a podcast series that explores the experiences of people who came to San Diego from elsewhere and now call it home. The show is available now for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast players.

KPBS Now Live on YouTube TV

Dec. 18, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has announced that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV. Dedicated live channels for KPBS and PBS KIDS, as well as on-demand programming, are now available to YouTube TV subscribers.

KPBS Announces Maya Trabulsi as Evening Edition Anchor

Nov. 14, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has announced Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist Maya Trabulsi as the new anchor for Evening Edition, the public media station’s nightly news program.

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One Book, One San Diego Announces 2019 Titles

Aug. 24, 2019
By KPBS Staff

One Book, One San Diego announced the selections for the 2019 region-wide read: "The Great Believers" by Rebecca Makkai was chosen for adult readers, "The Crossover" by Kwame Alexander for young adults, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales for children, and "Éramos unos niños" by Patti Smith for readers of Spanish.

KPBS Opens Calls For Submissions For New Podcasts, TV Series Ideas

Aug. 1, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has opened its 2020 Call for Submissions for San Diego area producers to submit ideas for a podcast, TV series, documentary, or web series.

KPBS News Launches 'San Diego News Matters' Podcast

June 11, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has launched “San Diego News Matters,” a daily, local news podcast for the San Diego and Imperial counties. Episodes are available now for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts and other podcast players.

KPBS Reviews Scientific Plot Devices in Monthly Book Podcast

April 3, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is premiering “Device” on April 3. The new monthly podcast discusses books with a science-based twist. The show is available now for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast players.

KPBS Explores the Border with a New Podcast

March 20, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has launched “Only Here,” a new podcast about the place where San Diego and Tijuana meet. The show is available now for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast players.

‘Dr J’s’ Investigates How a 2003 Gang Shooting Changed a San Diego Neighborhood

Feb. 19, 2019
By KPBS Staff

Just after midnight on New Year's 2003, two women and two young children were on their way home from church. They stopped at Dr J's Liquor in Lincoln Park to buy a fireplace log. What happened next is at the center of a new KPBS six-part investigation examining a crime that caused an area of San Diego to take action. The series, titled “Dr J’s,” will release one episode a day, February 20-22, and February 25-27.

Rescan Day for San Diego County is March 26

Feb. 9, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is moving frequencies on March 26, 2019. As a result, viewers who watch TV for free with an over-the-air antenna must rescan their TVs on March 26 after 12 pm to continue watching all four KPBS stations.

KPBS Starts 2019 with a New Look

Jan. 14, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has revealed a new logo for the first time in 28 years. This is the seventh logo for KPBS since it first went on air in 1960. The former logo had been in place since 1991.

KPBS Announces New Midday Edition Co-host

Nov. 16, 2018
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has announced Jade Hindmon is joining Maureen Cavanaugh as co-host of KPBS Midday Edition beginning Monday, November 19, 2018.

KPBS Premieres New Season of “Historic Places with Elsa Sevilla: California’s History”

Oct. 4, 2018
By KPBS Staff

“Historic Places with Elsa Sevilla” debuts Thursday nights at 9 p.m. beginning October 18, 2018 with five new episodes on KPBS. The episodes examine the encounter between the Indigenous People of the Kumeyaay Nation and the Spanish settlers in 1769 and its impact on the region 250 years later.

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One Book, One San Diego Announces 2018 Titles

Sept. 10, 2018
By KPBS Staff

One Book, One San Diego announced the selections for the 2018 region-wide read: "March: Book One," a graphic memoir by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell; and "Blue Sky, White Stars," a picture book written by Sarvinder Naberhaus and illustrated by New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-honor winning artist Kadir Nelson.

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