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StoryCorps and KPBS Team Up to Record and Preserve Stories of Veterans and Their Families

July 25, 2018
By KPBS Staff

StoryCorps, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of people from all backgrounds and beliefs, will team up with KPBS as part of its Military Voices Initiative to honor San Diego County’s veteran and military community by recording and preserving their stories.

KPBS Explores San Diego's Gay Bar History

June 8, 2018
By KPBS Staff

“San Diego’s Gay Bar History,” a documentary by Paul Detwiler, traces the development of the gay bar as a community institution in San Diego. It premieres Thursday, June 14 at 9 p.m. on KPBS-TV with an encore Monday, June 18 on KPBS 2.

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KPBS Launches Social Media Video Series 'Where I Come From'

May 11, 2018
By Laura McVicker

KPBS set out to hear and document the stories of those of varying ethnicities, ages and economic status about their particular slice of San Diego County and the Imperial Valley. Their stories are told through a new social media video series, "Where I Come From."

KPBS 2018 Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

March 28, 2018
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is announcing station supporters and local philanthropists Sandra Timmons and Rick Sandstrom, and Catherine Stiefel and Keith Behner as the 2018 honorees to be inducted as Visionaries into the KPBS Hall of Fame.

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KPBS Premieres New Episodes of Ken Kramer's About San Diego

Jan. 24, 2018
By KPBS Staff

“Ken Kramer’s About San Diego” is returning to the air Thursday nights at 8 p.m., beginning January 25 with five new episodes on KPBS.

KPBS Releases Its First Digital Series

Nov. 28, 2017
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is releasing its first digital series titled “Jordan Loves,” an honest look at the quirky, unique and downright odd features that set San Diego apart, with seven episodes available to watch beginning Monday, Nov. 27. The series is on

KPBS Premieres New Science Podcast

Oct. 23, 2017
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is releasing a brand-new, science-themed podcast on Oct. 25 called “Rad Scientist” and will be available at

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KPBS News Truck Expands Capabilities

June 8, 2016
By KPBS Staff

KPBS now has a live production truck in its tool kit for covering local news.

KPBS Launches New On-Demand Streaming Video Member Benefit

March 7, 2016
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has introduced KPBS Passport – a new member benefit offering extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming.

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San Diego's Local Breaking Barriers Essay Contest

Feb. 22, 2016
KPBS and Jackie Robinson YMCA

Students in grades 4 - 9 are invited to submit an essay on Jackie Robinson's Nine Values for a chance to win great prizes. Deadline for submissions is 5:00 PM on Friday, March 11, 2016. Winners will be announced on March 18, 2016.

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San Diego's First-Ever Military Focused Film Festival Announces Nominations for Local Film Showcase Awards

Oct. 7, 2015
By KPBS Staff

Organizers of the GI Film Festival San Diego announces the nominations for the Local Film Showcase awards. These films, which feature San Diego area filmmakers, locations, and people, will be primarily shown on Sunday, Oct. 18, capping an exciting line-up of films from all over the world.

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Titles Announced for GI Film Festival San Diego's Local Film Showcase Screenings

Sept. 29, 2015
By KPBS Staff

KPBS, in partnership with the Film Consortium San Diego, announces a local film showcase for the inaugural GI Film Festival San Diego to be held on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015.

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Inaugural GI Film Festival San Diego Announces Event Schedule

Aug. 27, 2015
By KPBS Staff

KPBS announces the event schedule for the inaugural GI Film Festival San Diego to be held Oct. 13 to Oct. 18, 2015 at various venues throughout San Diego.

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Film Festival Celebrates Military and Veteran Stories

July 31, 2015
By KPBS Staff

KPBS, in collaboration with the GI Film Group and the Film Consortium San Diego, will bring the award-winning GI Film Festival, the nation’s first and only military film festival, to San Diego in the effort to honor and preserve the stories of America’s armed forces.

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New Year Brings More News To KPBS FM Schedule

Jan. 12, 2015
By KPBS Staff

Starting today, KPBS Radio will feature a new schedule in the middle of the day and on the weekends.

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