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KPBS Opens Calls For Submissions For New Podcasts, TV Series Ideas

Aug. 1, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has opened its 2020 Call for Submissions for San Diego area producers to submit ideas for a podcast, TV series, documentary, or web series.

KPBS News Launches 'San Diego News Matters' Podcast

June 11, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has launched “San Diego News Matters,” a daily, local news podcast for the San Diego and Imperial counties. Episodes are available now for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts and other podcast players.

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How Prepared Is California For The Booming Senior Population?

May 22
By KPBS Staff

Seniors are the fastest growing population group in California. The state faces numerous challenges in helping seniors deal with issues from financial stress to access to healthcare and housing.

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San Diego, 5 Other California Dioceses Create Clergy Abuse Compensation Program

May 15
By Associated Press, KPBS Staff

Six Roman Catholic dioceses in California, including San Diego, are creating a program to compensate people who were sexually abused by priests as children, in return for them promising not to sue.

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Hall of Fame: 2019 Inductees

April 22
By KPBS Staff

Carol Vassiliadis, Harold Zimnick, and the Producers Club Committee Members are inducted into the KPBS Hall of Fame as Visionaries

KPBS Reviews Scientific Plot Devices in Monthly Book Podcast

April 3, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS is premiering “Device” on April 3. The new monthly podcast discusses books with a science-based twist. The show is available now for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast players.

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Business Report: Fed Holds Off Interest Rate Hikes

March 22
By Ebone Monet, KPBS Staff

A San Diego startup tries to protect online communities from fake content, the San Diego real estate market proves to be a tough one for first-time home buyers and the Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged.

KPBS Explores the Border with a New Podcast

March 20, 2019
By KPBS Staff

KPBS has launched “Only Here,” a new podcast about the place where San Diego and Tijuana meet. The show is available now for download on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and other podcast players.

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Roundtable: The Lengthy Court Process Of Evicting Squatters

March 8
By KPBS Staff

A look at the lengthy court process of evicting squatters; San Diego Unified School District and Sweetwater Union High School District announced layoffs in the past week; and the federal government is tracking journalists and activists working with the migrant caravans.

‘Dr J’s’ Investigates How a 2003 Gang Shooting Changed a San Diego Neighborhood

Feb. 19, 2019
By KPBS Staff

Just after midnight on New Year's 2003, two women and two young children were on their way home from church. They stopped at Dr J's Liquor in Lincoln Park to buy a fireplace log. What happened next is at the center of a new KPBS six-part investigation examining a crime that caused an area of San Diego to take action. The series, titled “Dr J’s,” will release one episode a day, February 20-22, and February 25-27.

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