Ben Lacy is a producer for KPBS Evening Edition and KPBS Roundtable.
Recent Stories by Bennett Lacy
San Diego's congressional representatives split on impeachment, a new COVID-19 vaccination center opens near Petco Park, and the vaccine arrives in short supply in Imperial County.
Calls grow for President Donald Trump's removal from office after deadly protest by supporters at the U.S. Capitol, the role social media played in organizing this week's chaos in Washington and the worsening COVID-19 situation in San Diego County.
San Diego receives its first batch of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, transportation advocates have high hopes for a major expansion of bus and rail service, and a look back at how KPBS covered the top stories of 2020.
San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria begins his term with a city council dominated by Democrats, a look back on the Mayor Kevin Faulconer era, and some analysis on San Diego's record-breaking voter turnout in the 2020 general election.
The San Diego Unified School District announces distance learning will continue indefinitely, local COVID-19 deaths reach a grim milestone, and Balboa Park's cultural institutions struggle to stay afloat during the pandemic.
A special edition of KPBS Roundtable discusses the impact of COVID-19 on local arts, from the cancellation of big events to the pandemic's influence on artistic expression.
New efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in San Diego, Amazon's Jeff Bezos donates millions to help local climate change research, and a major development in Mission Valley gets final approval from the city.
Many local businesses will be forced to reduce capacity as San Diego slides into the state's most restrictive COVID-19 operating tier, women running for political office in San Diego County tell their stories about confronting receiving threats and harassment on social media, and artists go to court to preserve murals slated for demolition at a middle school in Logan Heights.
San Diego embraces democrats at the city and county level, what the presidential election results tell us about the shifting attitudes of voters, and a roundup of some of the election results in north county.
What the latest polling tells us about San Diego's top races, the San Diego Union-Tribune explains its election endorsements and voters prepare to give President Trump four more years or end the MAGA movement.
Stories featuring work by Bennett Lacy
- Feb. 7, 2020
- By Bennett Lacy
The U.S. adds more jobs in January, coronavirus concerns blunt an otherwise strong week for stocks, Macy's announces store closures and San Diego launches a new tourism campaign.