Skip to main content

‹ Back to profile

Stories by Jade Hindmon

Tease photo for story

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Billie, Bob and Mary

Dec. 14
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend, a longtime San Diego artists gets a museum retrospective, 91X presents its holiday concert and we look forward to the return of Mary Poppins!

Tease photo for story

Groups Speak Out To Support President Trump's Border Wall

Dec. 14
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Multiple groups are holding a press conference near the border in San Ysidro Friday to show their support for President Trump's proposed border wall.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Migrant Shelter Reaches Capacity

Dec. 12
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

The Rapid Response Network's migrant shelter has run out of room for migrants released from custody and it's asking state and local leaders for help.

Tease photo for story

Researchers Drawing Link Between Brain Development, Screen Time

Dec. 11
By Jade Hindmon

Can the amount of time spent on social media impact the development of teenager's brain?

Tease photo for story

Book By Local Author Profiles Women Who Refuse To Be Defined By Age

Dec. 6
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

National City teacher and author Marlene Wagman-Geller is out with a new book about women who refuse to be defined by age and stereotypes.

Tease photo for story

How The New Democratic Agenda Is Taking Shape In The California Legislature

Dec. 5
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

On the first day of the new two-year legislative session, lawmakers introduced a number of bills that address wildfire disasters, the housing crisis along with the expansion of early childhood education and health care coverage.

Tease photo for story

The Foods Of Hanukkah

Dec. 5
By Jade Hindmon

Mussie Begun, co-director of Chabad of Chula Vista, taught Midday Edition host Jade Hindmon how to make latkes and about the symbolism behind the foods of Hanukkah.

Tease photo for story

San Diego’s New Arts Director Discusses Future Of Arts Funding

Dec. 3
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Jonathon Glus took over last month as the executive director of the city of San Diego’s Commission for Arts and Culture.

Tease photo for story

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Pie, Chili And The Bard

Nov. 30
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a musical about pie, a neighborhood chili battle with live music, and Shakespeare-style plays made up on the spot.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Poet Explores Anxieties Of Living In Wildfire Prone Area

Nov. 29
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Patrick Coleman writes about adversity and triumph in his Berkshire Prize-winning book "Fire Season.”

Tease photo for story

San Diego US Attorney Discusses Rise In Reported Hate Crimes

Nov. 28
By Jade Hindmon

The U.S. Attorney's Office in San Diego is co-sponsoring a second community forum Wednesday to address an increase in reported hate crimes.

Tease photo for story

How Shutting Down San Ysidro Border Crossing Impacts Region's Economy

Nov. 27
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

The San Ysidro Port of Entry is the busiest land border crossing in the Western Hemisphere with about 100,000 people crossing every day.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Wants To Know How You Feel About Drones

Nov. 26
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

San Diego was one of 10 agencies picked by the Federal Aviation Administration for a drone pilot program. The program is looking for residents' input through forums and an online survey on drone use in the area.

Tease photo for story

Small Business Saturday Encourages Consumers To Shop Local All Year Long

Nov. 23
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Nearly three-quarters of the region's employers have 10 or fewer workers on staff.

Tease photo for story

Talking Turkey: Chef Bernard Shares Recipes For Thanksgiving Dinner

Nov. 21
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Chef Bernard Guillas, the executive chef of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club's The Shores Restaurant and the Marine Room, joins KPBS Midday Edition Wednesday to answer your Thanksgiving dinner questions. Tweet your questions to @kpbsmidday or call us at 1-888-895-5727.

Tease photo for story

FRONTLINE's 'New Nazis' Investigates Proliferation Of White Supremacists In American

Nov. 20
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

The deadly attack on the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh last month was a grave reminder that hate and extremism are alive and metastasizing in America.

Tease photo for story

Reveal: Migrant Children's Lawyers Could Risk Funding If They Challenge Government In Court

Nov. 19
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

There is an all-time high of 14,000 immigrant children in U.S. custody.

Tease photo for story

'Transparent' Producer To Discuss Her Work And Its Impact At UC San Diego

Nov. 14
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Zackary Drucker, a trans woman and multimedia artist, uses her art to give voice to the transgender community.

Tease photo for story

Election Monitor Asks Public To Report Any Instances Of Voter Fraud Or Intimidation

Nov. 6
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

The U.S. Department of Justice has assigned monitors to investigate claims, which can include voter intimidation, voter suppression, ineligible voters voting and bribing voters. Voters are asked to report anything that prevents them from exercising their right to vote.

Tease photo for story

In Wake Of Pittsburgh Massacre, San Diego Rabbis Speak Out Against Hunter's Campaign Rhetoric

Nov. 1
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

In light of the massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue leaders of the Jewish community in San Diego are calling on Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, and his campaign to end their personal attacks against challenger Ammar Campa-Najjar.

Tease photo for story

National Alliance Of Mental Illness Pushes For De-Escalation Tactics After Three In-Custody Deaths

Oct. 31
By Jade Hindmon

In the last four months, there have been three in-custody deaths with local law enforcement agencies around San Diego. The National Alliance of Mental Illness San Diego is pushing for more de-escalation tactics to be used when law enforcement interact with people having a psychiatric emergency.

Tease photo for story

Forum Explores Consent, Ethics And Consumer Neuromarketing

Oct. 31
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

Even though the majority of consumer neuroscience research is conducted with the full consent of participants, there are ethical concerns about the practice.

Tease photo for story

Warming Ocean Temperatures Are Causing A Rise In Infectious Diseases

Oct. 29
By Jade Hindmon

University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins Professor Rita Colwell researches global infectious diseases. Using 40 years of data Colwell has been able to connect warming ocean temperatures to the presence of disease-causing bacteria called vibrios to increases in infections in people.

Tease photo for story

Following The Money Swirling Around Propositions 6 And 10

Oct. 25
By Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

The TV ads and fliers for and against easing rent control restrictions and rescinding the gas tax have been running for weeks. So who's for and against Props 10 and 6, and how much are they spending?

Tease photo for story

Hate Crime Victims Share Their Stories In New Book

Oct. 24
By Jade Hindmon

In the book, "American Hate," author Arjun Sethi attributes the rise in hate crime across the country to the Trump Administration. "There have been incidents of bullying, cyber trolling and violence where the suspects have specifically mentioned Donald Trump, his rhetoric or his policies," he said.

Tease photo for story

What Climate Change Tells Us About Ourselves

Oct. 23
By Jade Hindmon

What does climate change tell us about ourselves? One friar and theology professor sits down with KPBS Midday Edition to talk about the moral implications of climate change.

Tease photo for story

La Jolla Elementary Email Blast Triggers Forum On Racial Profiling

Oct. 22
By City News Service, Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

The La Jolla Elementary School principal apologized last week for an email to parents that she says unintentionally perpetuated stereotypes about black people.

Tease photo for story

Relatives Of Earl McNeil Continue Push For Answers

Oct. 11
By Jade Hindmon, Megan Burke

To mark what would have been Earl McNeil’s 41st birthday, KPBS’ Jade Hindmon spoke with Tammy Davis, Earl McNeil’s aunt and closest relative. She described the person McNeil was and what her family wants to see happen next.

Tease photo for story

Researcher: Duncan Hunter's Use Of Racist Rhetoric Panders To Some Voters' Baser Instincts

Oct. 5
By Jade Hindmon

As the November election draws near, campaigning for the 50th Congressional District has drifted away from the issues and zeroed in on what researchers are calling bigoted rhetoric.

Tease photo for story

Ammar Campa-Najjar On His Race For the 50th Congressional Seat

Sept. 26
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

In our series of interviews with the candidates running for office in the November election, we speak with Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar, a small business owner who is running against Rep. Duncan Hunter to represent the 50th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Tease photo for story

Diane Harkey On The Race For The 49th Congressional Seat

Oct. 1
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Republican Diane Harkey, a member of the State Board of Equalization, is running against Democrat Mike Levin in the race to replace Darrell Issa.

Tease photo for story

Police Restraint And Protocol In Question After In-Custody Death

Sept. 21
By Jade Hindmon

After the death of a man who was in National City Police custody, the safety of the restraint officers used and protocol are in question.

Tease photo for story

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Blues, Ballet And (Hopefully) Hill

Sept. 7
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend you can either indulge in nostalgia with the anniversary of a seminal hip-hop album, or look to the future with a new way of presenting ballet. Plus, a popular blues festival returns.

Tease photo for story

Ammar Campa-Najjar Releases Pointed Ad Against Duncan Hunter Ahead Of Midterm Election

Sept. 3
By Jade Hindmon

Things are heating up in the 50th Congressional District race with a pointed ad against indicted Congressman Duncan Hunter from his democratic challenger Ammar Campa-Najjar.

Tease photo for story

Audit Says Public Utilities Employees Were Paid Full Time For Part Time Work

Aug. 30
By Jade Hindmon

Overpaying employees is one of several problems revealed by the audit.

Tease photo for story

MLK III Marks Anniversary Of 'I Have A Dream' Speech At San Diego Border Park

Aug. 28
By Jade Hindmon, Pat Finn

Martin Luther King III honored the 55th anniversary of his father's "I Have A Dream" speech with his own speech at Border Field State Park Tuesday. The idea came from his 10-year-old daughter.

Tease photo for story

Ammar Campa-Najjar's Campaign Energized After Hunter Indictment

Aug. 22
By Jade Hindmon

The Democratic challenger for the 50th Congressional District seat, Ammar Campa-Najjar, is speaking out on Hunter's indictment.

Tease photo for story

San Diego County Legislator Accused Of Threatening To Assault Female Lobbyist

Aug. 21
By City News Service, Jade Hindmon

Sen. Joel Anderson, R-Alpine, was accused by a female lobbyist of threatening to "bitch slap" her and harassing her at a bar in Sacramento last week, it was reported Monday.

Tease photo for story

New San Diego Fire Chief Prepares For Fire Season

Aug. 20
By Jade Hindmon, Kris Vera-Phillips

San Diego's new fire chief, Colin Stowell, is preparing for the next fire season and one of his priorities is to recruit new firefighters and retain current staff members.

Tease photo for story

Community Organizers Call For More Accountability In National City Police Oversight

Aug. 17
By Jade Hindmon

Community organizers are calling for the Community and Police Relations Commission to be more consistent and accountable while conducting police oversight.

Tease photo for story

New Pedestrian-Processing Building Opens At San Ysidro Port Of Entry

Aug. 15
By City News Service, Jade Hindmon

A newly built northbound pedestrian-processing facility will open this afternoon on the east side of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, one of the busiest land border crossings in the world.

Tease photo for story

City Of San Diego Launches New Technology For Public Safety

Aug. 10
By Jade Hindmon

The city of San Diego is testing drones to help first responders in emergencies under a new federal program.

Tease photo for story

New Study Shows Lack Of Diversity Among San Diego's Decision Makers

Aug. 7
By Jade Hindmon

One group of community leaders is shining a light on the lack of diversity among governing officials in the San Diego Region.

Tease photo for story

San Diego Community Groups Call For Ban On All Chokeholds

July 31
By Jade Hindmon

On Monday, members of the Racial Justice Coalition walked into the Mayor’s office demanding a ban on the use of all law enforcement chokeholds.

Tease photo for story

Protesters Shut Down National City Council Meeting Over Earl McNeil Death, Arrests Made

July 24
By Jade Hindmon

Protesters interrupted the packed city council meeting Tuesday night, demanding answers in the case of Earl McNeil, a man who died after being arrested in late May.

Tease photo for story

Protesters Call For Resignation Of National City Police Chief In Connection To Death Of Earl McNeil

July 18
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Police ordered protesters to leave a National City council meeting Tuesday night after the group continued to disrupt the meeting.

Tease photo for story

National Weather Service Warns Of Dangerous Heat

July 5
By Jade Hindmon

Get ready for a heat wave. Temperatures are expected to jump into the triple digits in some parts of San Diego County, and officials want everyone to take the warnings seriously.

Tease photo for story

Report: Combination Of Fat, Carbohydrates May Be Harder To Avoid

July 4
By Jade Hindmon

Whether it is a slice of cake or pizza, at some point many of us crave and overeat foods that are both fatty and full of carbohydrates. A recent study suggests that's because of the way our brains are wired.

Tease photo for story

First African-American Commander US Navy Aircraft Carrier Honored In San Diego

July 3
By Jade Hindmon

San Diego County’s Urban League hosted a salute to African-American military leaders. One of those leaders, who made naval history, is retired Admiral Larry Cleveland Chambers. He commanded the USS Midway.

Tease photo for story

San Diego's Congressional Delegation Talks Housing And Immigration At Chamber Of Commerce Luncheon

June 29
By Jade Hindmon

The Chamber of Commerce brought together San Diego’s Congressional delegation for a luncheon to get their ideas on the issues facing the region.

‹ Newer Stories