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Live Blog: San Diego County Will Not Reinstate Mask Mandates As COVID-19 Cases Surge

July 12
By KPBS Staff

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

Sisters Guadalupe Flores, 15, right, and Estela...

COVID Surge: LA County Residents Again Ordered To Wear Masks Indoors

July 15
By City News Service, KPBS Staff

In the face of steadily increasing COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations, Los Angeles County residents will again be required to wear masks in indoor public settings beginning Saturday night, health officials announced Thursday.

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Movies are Back and so is KPBS’ “Cinema Junkie” Podcast

July 14, 2021
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is premiering a new season of “Cinema Junkie” in which host, producer and film critic Beth Accomando celebrates a community of film lovers through interviews with filmmakers, movie enthusiasts and brand new experiences that are sure to satisfy celluloid addicts everywhere. The podcast is available now for download on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and other podcast players.

Smoke from the Coches Fire seen on Interstate 8...

Wildfires In California: We Would Like To Hear From You

July 8
By KPBS Staff

Do you have questions or thoughts about this year’s wildfire season? Share with us, and we’ll have our reporters or other experts answer or explain solutions.

Firefighters fighting the Ysabel Fire in Santa ...

LIVE UPDATES: Santa Ysabel Brush Fire Now 90% Contained

July 5
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest developments about the vegetation fire near Santa Ysabel. Check back for frequent updates.

KPBS Announces Changes to Radio Schedule

July 1, 2021
By KPBS Staff

Starting July 1, KPBS Radio 89.5 FM will feature a new schedule on weeknights and on the weekends. The changes reflect the station’s priority to invest in programming to appeal to a younger, more diverse audience and meet listeners on the platforms they use.

A row of fire engines at the Mesa Fire in Pala ...

Brush Fire That Scorched 350 Acres In Pala 40% Contained

June 23
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest developments about the brush fire. Check back for frequent updates.

Power lines at an SDG&E facility in North Park ...

Heat Wave Prompts Call For Voluntary Power Conservation Thursday

June 16
By City News Service, KPBS Staff

With temperatures soaring in San Diego and beyond, a Flex Alert calling on residents to voluntary cut their power use will be in effect Thursday evening in hopes of reducing strain on the state's power grid.

The KPBS wildfire alert graphic is pictured in ...

Live Updates: #SierraFire Burns 1,000 Acres On Camp Pendleton Now 20% Contained

June 9
By KPBS Staff

A wildfire that blackened 1,000 acres of vegetation on the land of Camp Pendleton was 20% contained Tuesday morning, the base's public-affairs office said.

The charred patch of land from the Southern Fir...

Live Updates: Southern Fire Now 90% Contained After Burning 5,366 Acres East Of Julian

May 2
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest developments about the brush fire. Check back for frequent updates.

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