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Emilyn Mohebbi, KPBS podcast producer

Emilyn Mohebbi

Podcast Producer

Emilyn Mohebbi is the “KPBS San Diego News Now” podcast producer. She was previously a producer for “KPBS Midday Edition” and a Gloria Penner Fellow working with the "KPBS Evening Edition" team. Her other professional experience includes working at NBC 7 as a story producer, where she produced, wrote, edited video and prepared story segments for morning television broadcasts. Emilyn earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from SDSU. She has a passion for news and storytelling. She hopes to eventually become a reporter and anchor.

  • California is facing a budget deficit of more than $27 billion and that's impacting funding for public transit in San Diego. In other news, two Southwestern College professors are suing the school for retaliation after reporting racial discrimination. Plus, a new, local opera company is about to make its debut in downtown San Diego.
  • A new study says that as the minimum wage rose in California, so did minimum wage violations, and that impacted workers in San Diego. In other news, two former professors are suing Southwestern College for retaliation after reporting racial discrimination. Plus, we have a preview of the San Diego International Fringe Festival that kicks off tonight.
  • Natural habitat restoration is prioritized for Mission Bay. In other news, supporters of Israel hold a week of events on the UC San Diego campus. Plus, more funding for local maternal care.
  • Local leaders celebrate the charitable legacy of Joan Jacobs, local beaches get an influx of mysterious blobs and so-called “pink slime” news websites emerge in San Diego.
  • San Diego's cross-border economy is measured in the billions, and the policies of Mexico's next president could have significant impacts on the region. In other news, researchers at UC San Diego have found a way to make some plastics biodegrade in a matter of months. Plus, some San Diego Unified high school students have been honored for their solutions to critical community problems.
  • There are more than 134,000 low-income renter households in San Diego County who do not have access to an affordable home. That's according to a new report from the California Housing Partnership. In other news, an estimated 8,500 DACA recipients live in San Diego County and starting November first, they can apply for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Plus, Mexican Mother’s Day is today and Mother’s Day in the U.S. is on Sunday. We’ve put together some well wishes from the KPBS newsroom to share with you in celebration of all the mom’s and caregivers out there.