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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

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, ...

Business Report: Climate Change And Corporate America

Jan. 24
By Bennett Lacy

Global business leaders focus on climate change at the World Economic Forum; a major partnership with San Diego and the U.S. Navy on a new transit hub moves forward; and the high demand for Super Bowl tickets.

In this Dec. 1 photo, President Donald Trump an...

Business Report: A Busy Week For Trade Deals

Jan. 17
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

The U.S. and China agree to phase one of a new trade deal, Target announces its holiday sales were not as strong as expected, and women now outnumber men in the U.S. workforce.

Lime employees gather scooters that were impoun...

Business Report: Lime Scooters Leave San Diego

Jan. 10
By Bennett Lacy, Maya Trabulsi

How the ongoing impeachment of President Donald Trump might delay action on the USMCA trade deal; Lime pulls its scooters out of San Diego; and the new television deal for the Mountain West conference.

Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, ...

Roundtable: Top Stories Of 2019

Dec. 27, 2019
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

We look back at some of the biggest stories from the past year with our panel of San Diego journalists.

Coalition of business, tourism, and homeless le...

Business Report: What To Watch In 2020

Dec. 27, 2019
By Bennett Lacy

A look ahead to 2020 and the national economic outlook, plus the major business stories to follow locally in the year ahead.

Shoppers browse the aisles during a Black Frida...

Business Report: Super Saturday For Holiday Shopping

Dec. 20, 2019
By Bennett Lacy

An important weekend lies ahead for local businesses, the expansion of the San Ysidro border crossing will help cross-border business, and an extension of renewable energy rebates are left out of the new federal budget.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks as...

Roundtable: President Trump Is Impeached

Dec. 20, 2019
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The House of Representatives approves the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidates hold a debate in Southern California, and companies cut freelance workers as a result of California's new gig economy law.

Travelers enter the United States in San Ysidro...

Business Report: What The USMCA Trade Deal Means For San Diego

Dec. 13, 2019
By Bennett Lacy

Democrats and President Trump make progress toward approving a new trade deal, a new round of tariffs is on hold, and a leadership change for Jack in the Box.

U.S. forces and Afghan commandos in April in As...

Roundtable: The Truth About The Afghanistan War

Dec. 13, 2019
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A Washington Post report details misleading public information over the course of the war in Afghanistan, San Diego has a stark racial gap when it comes to arrests and drug prosecutions, and the new religious themed Legacy International Center opens in Mission Valley.

Rep. Duncan Hunter arrives at the federal court...

Roundtable: Hunter's Guilty Plea; Poway Water Woes; Al Gore

Dec. 6, 2019
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

No longer a witch hunt. Duncan Hunter now says he's guilty of corruption. What's next for the East County congressman and those running to replace him? An inconvenient truth. Al Gore brings his climate message to San Diego as scientists escalate their warnings for our planet. And, more than an inconvenience. How the water problem in Poway could end up costing the city millions.

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