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Live Blog: SD County Reports 330 New COVID-19 Cases, No New Deaths

Sept. 25
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates about the coronavirus pandemic.

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Live Blog: Three Arrests Made At Downtown Protest Friday

June 28
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates on Black Lives Matter and racial justice.

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Governor Declares State of Emergency As Fire Grows To More Than 9,000 Acres In East County

Sept. 6
By City News Service, KPBS Staff

Firefighters are battling a fast-moving brushfire that broke out Saturday when it burned about 500 acres in a single hour in the Japatul Valley area near Alpine.

KPBS’ “Rad Scientist” Podcast Examines Racial Inequity in Academia

Sept. 2, 2020
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is premiering a new season of “Rad Scientist,” in which host and producer Margot Wohl along with assistant producer and co-host Ikran Ibrahim, highlight the critical work being done by Black scientists in San Diego and examine what efforts can be made to ensure a more diverse ecosystem where science can serve everyone. The show is available now for download on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast players.

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One Book, One San Diego Announces 2020 Titles

Aug. 29, 2020
By KPBS Staff

One Book, One San Diego has announced the selections for the 2020 region-wide read: “They Called Us Enemy” by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott and Harmony Becker for adult readers, readers of Spanish and young adult readers, and “Write to Me” by Cynthia Grady and illustrated by Amiko Hirao for children.

KPBS Welcomes Theatre Corner to its Television Programming Line-up

Aug. 7, 2020
By KPBS Staff

On August 7th and 8th, KPBS will welcome a new addition to its viewing catalog – the "Theatre Corner". The show is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the national theatre scene, offering interviews with local and celebrity talent, ranging from all professions in the theatre industry.

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Evacuation Orders Lifted For Brush Fire Near Jamul

June 11
By KPBS Staff

Evacuations have been ordered Thursday and firefighters are working to extinguish a brush fire near Jamul.

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San Diego Sheriff: 'Nothing Could Be Further From Truth' Than Approval Of Santee Vigilantes

June 5
By KPBS Staff

In recent days, a group of armed would-be vigilantes in Santee have stood watch outside local shopping centers. They said they’re responding to protests that have broken out in the area against police violence — and that they have the backing of local law enforcement.

KPBS 'Expect A Miracle" Documentary Tells A Story of Love And Loss During A Pandemic

June 2, 2020
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is premiering “Expect A Miracle: Finding Light in the Darkness of a Pandemic,” a new documentary telling the dual story of the AIDS crisis in San Diego and Fraternity House - the only hospice in North San Diego County that took patients near death to give them a safe place to die with dignity and love. “Expect A Miracle” makes its world premiere on KPBS TV and at video.kpbs.org beginning June 9 at 9:00 p.m.

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Curfew Order Issued For Unincorporated Areas, Santee, Poway, La Mesa And El Cajon

May 31
By KPBS Staff

Everyone who lives in those areas must stay home and off the streets. People who violate the order face a misdemeanor and are subject to a fine up to $1,000 or 6 months in jail.

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