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KPBS Roundtable
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A lively discussion of the week's top stories. Local journalists join KPBS to provide insight into how these stories affect residents of the San Diego region. New episodes every Friday.

PODCASTS
  • This Thanksgiving we revisit some memorable conversations from the past year on local food and those who make it. We also revive segments on the past, present and future for football in America's Finest City.
  • A deeper look into the actions of Donovan state prison's former warden, a new San Diego County plan to reach net-zero emissions, and how the food we eat can impact climate change.
  • Local representation at the United Nations climate change conference, a major airport expansion begins, and the San Diego Loyal makes its first trip to the playoffs.
  • A discussion on equity and community building within San Diego's sports scene. Topics include Lincoln High School's decision to bow out of a scheduled football game due to racist social media posts linked to an opposing team, increasing representation for women in the sports industry, and the strong start for SDSU football as it plays all of its games on the road this season.
  • A discussion on the resources for domestic violence survivors locally, health care workers consider striking due to low staffing and burnout, and how vaccine mandates are not being enforced equally.
  • KPBS reporter Matt Hoffman hosts a discussion on the deadly small plane crash in Santee and how news organizations handle graphic breaking news situations. Plus, the importance of investigative journalism as two reporters are recognized with the Nobel Peace Prize. And an introduction to the new KPBS border reporter.
  • A large oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach is already proving damaging to sensitive ecosystems, entertainment production workers say they're ready to strike, and a roundup of local Halloween events and attractions returning after COVID-19 forced cancellations last year.
  • KPBS race and equity reporter Cristina Kim hosts a discussion on a newly signed law aimed at improving conditions for warehouse workers for Amazon and others.
  • KPBS race and equity reporter Cristina Kim hosts our discussion on the situation involving Haitian asylum seekers in Texas and what it says about United States policy and actions toward vulnerable groups fleeing their home countries.
  • California experiences its hottest summer on record as supersized wildfires burn millions of acres, and local Hispanic journalists mentor the next generation of reporters.