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KPBS Premieres New Season of “Historic Places with Elsa Sevilla: California’s History”

Oct. 4, 2018
By KPBS Staff

“Historic Places with Elsa Sevilla” debuts Thursday nights at 9 p.m. beginning October 18, 2018 with five new episodes on KPBS. The episodes examine the encounter between the Indigenous People of the Kumeyaay Nation and the Spanish settlers in 1769 and its impact on the region 250 years later.

One Book, One San Diego Announces 2018 Titles

Sept. 10, 2018
By KPBS Staff

One Book, One San Diego announced the selections for the 2018 region-wide read: "March: Book One," a graphic memoir by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell; and "Blue Sky, White Stars," a picture book written by Sarvinder Naberhaus and illustrated by New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-honor winning artist Kadir Nelson.

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Hall of Fame: 2018 Inductees

Sept. 2
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is proud to recognize Sandra Timmons and Rick Sandstrom, and Catherine Stiefel and Keith Behner as the 2018 Hall of Fame Visionary honorees. Each couple has made an incredible impact on KPBS’ ability to expand its mission.

StoryCorps and KPBS Team Up to Record and Preserve Stories of Veterans and Their Families

July 25, 2018
By KPBS Staff

StoryCorps, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving, and sharing the stories of people from all backgrounds and beliefs, will team up with KPBS as part of its Military Voices Initiative to honor San Diego County’s veteran and military community by recording and preserving their stories.

KPBS Explores San Diego's Gay Bar History

June 8, 2018
By KPBS Staff

“San Diego’s Gay Bar History,” a documentary by Paul Detwiler, traces the development of the gay bar as a community institution in San Diego. It premieres Thursday, June 14 at 9 p.m. on KPBS-TV with an encore Monday, June 18 on KPBS 2.

KPBS 2018 Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

March 28, 2018
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is announcing station supporters and local philanthropists Sandra Timmons and Rick Sandstrom, and Catherine Stiefel and Keith Behner as the 2018 honorees to be inducted as Visionaries into the KPBS Hall of Fame.

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KPBS Premieres New Episodes of Ken Kramer's About San Diego

Jan. 24, 2018
By KPBS Staff

“Ken Kramer’s About San Diego” is returning to the air Thursday nights at 8 p.m., beginning January 25 with five new episodes on KPBS.

KPBS Releases Its First Digital Series

Nov. 28, 2017
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is releasing its first digital series titled “Jordan Loves,” an honest look at the quirky, unique and downright odd features that set San Diego apart, with seven episodes available to watch beginning Monday, Nov. 27. The series is on kpbs.org/jordanloves.

KPBS Premieres New Science Podcast

Oct. 23, 2017
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is releasing a brand-new, science-themed podcast on Oct. 25 called “Rad Scientist” and will be available at kpbs.org/radscientist.

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Eclipse Fire In Campo 90 Percent Contained

Aug. 21, 2017
By City News Service, KPBS Staff

A brush fire named “Eclipse Fire” off La Posta and Royal Willie roads in Campo, grew to about 200 acres Monday, according to Cal Fire.

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