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Bennett Lacy

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Ben Lacy is a producer for KPBS Evening Edition and KPBS Roundtable.

Recent Stories by Bennett Lacy

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Business Report: The NBA And China

Oct. 11
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

The NBA tries to balance freedom of expression with its business interests in China. Plus, Macy's files a lawsuit over the future plans for Horton Plaza. And, Target partners with Toys R Us ahead of the holiday shopping season.

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Roundtable: Wildfire Risk Leaves California In The Dark

Oct. 11
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Utility companies across the state enact preventative power outages amid an escalating risk for wildfires. San Diego State University negotiates with the city council over the purchase price for the Mission Valley stadium site. And, an analysis of crime data from the San Diego Police Department reveals a small percentage of vehicle break-ins result in arrests.

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Business Report: Steady Job Growth Amid Economic Warning Signs

Oct. 4
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

Stable job growth gives stocks a boost after a weak manufacturing report rattled investors. Forever 21 becomes the latest retailer to file for bankruptcy. And, California enacts a new law opening the door for college athletes to use their image and likeness for paid work.

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Roundtable: Trump Versus The Media

Oct. 4
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

President Trump lashes out at the media amid new developments in the impeachment inquiry; a new California law will allow college student-athletes to use their image and likeness for paid work; and the San Diego Padres look for a new manager after another losing season.

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Business Report: Signs Of A Housing Market Return In San Diego

Sept. 30
By Bennett Lacy

This week in business: San Diego home prices pick up, legal marijuana businesses can finally get access to banking, and Twitchcon returns to the downtown convention center.

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Business Report: Trump Says He'll Revoke California's Auto Emission Standards

Sept. 23
By Anica Colbert, Bennett Lacy

This week in business: Trump says he will revoke California’s right to set vehicle emission standards, an attack on a Saudi oil field shocks global gas prices, and SeaWorld’s CEO is stepping down.

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Business Report: Apple TV+ Set To Launch In November

Sept. 16
By Bennett Lacy, Priya Sridhar

In business news: Apple TV+ set to launch in November, Zillow is now buying homes, and a landmark bill passes in California that could reshape the gig economy.

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Roundtable: Back To School 2019

Aug. 30
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

This week's episode focuses on education as San Diego Unified School District begins a new academic year, the Sweetwater Union High School District grapples with a major budget shortfall, and local students sound off on whether they feel safe on campus.

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Roundtable: 2020 Strategy For Local Parties

Aug. 23
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A big endorsement in the race for San Diego mayor, the local Republican Party launches its own news platform, the United Nations studies homelessness in San Diego, and schools work to update policies on teacher-student interaction.

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Roundtable: SDG&E Wants A Minimum Rate Hike

Aug. 16
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

SDG&E requests a rate increase due to growing use of solar energy, documents show how a building renovation at SDSU was mishandled, and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park says the birth of a new rhino will help save an endangered species.

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