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Kris Arciaga

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Kris Arciaga previously worked as a KPBS video journalist, where he worked with a team of news producers and reporters to shoot and edit news packages used in KPBS Evening Edition.

Kris began his professional career volunteering at KOCT in Oceanside where he received training in all areas of production and news gathering. As a news photographer at KUSI and Fox 6 San Diego, he learned techniques to help hone his craft of visual storytelling.

Kris graduated with a BA in visual arts from Cal State San Marcos with a focus on film and television.

Outside of news gathering, he enjoys surfing, live music and discovering new restaurants.

Recent Stories by Kris Arciaga

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San Diego REP And Amigos Del REP Host Third Latinx New Play Festival

Aug. 28, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

San Diego REP and Amigos del REP hold the Third Annual Latinx New Play Festival at the Lyceum Space Theatre this weekend.

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Interactive Art Show Wonderspaces Returns To San Diego With 'In Common'

June 7, 2019
By Kris Arciaga

Entering its third year, Wonderspaces is back in San Diego with 13 new interactive installments that give attendees experiences beyond mere visuals.

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San Diego Women's Chorus Debuts 'Quiet No More'

May 16, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga, Nicholas McVicker

This weekend the San Diego Women’s Chorus, SDWC, presents "Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall." This San Diego premiere of the newly commissioned work will be presented at Lincoln High School Center for Performing Arts.

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Padres Fans Hopeful About New Season At Opening Day Block Party

March 28, 2019
By Anica Colbert, Kris Arciaga

Baseball fans celebrated San Diego's opening game in San Diego's East Village.

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'Hedwig' Celebrates A 20th Anniversary At Diversionary

March 21, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Twenty years ago John Cameron Mitchell debuted his queer rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Diversionary Theatre tackles the play for the first time and finds the outcast turned rock star has something to say to a new generation.

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From STEM To STEAM: San Diego Science And Engineering Festival Now Includes Art

March 4, 2019
By Anica Colbert, Kris Arciaga

Artists join this year's festival aimed at inspiring kids and adults about STEM education and careers.

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The Studio Door Re-Opens In Hillcrest

March 1, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Four years ago Patric Stillman opened The Studio Door in North Park as a place where art and commerce could intersect. Some setbacks forced him to close the business. But The Studio Door had its grand reopening early last month in Hillcrest.

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Activists Call Out 'Fake Emergency' At San Diego Rally

Feb. 18, 2019
By Jean Guerrero, Kris Arciaga

More than 100 people attended the rally calling President Trump's national emergency declaration a "fake crisis" to fund a border wall.

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The Globe Theatre Delivers Shakespeare Behind Bars

Jan. 25, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Old Globe Theatre is using a pair of programs highlighting William Shakespeare to help rehabilitate prisoners and show how theater matters. This month its Globe for All program returns to Centinela State Prison to perform the Bard for inmates.

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Not All The Drama Is On Stage In San Diego Opera's 'Rigoletto'

Feb. 1, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

San Diego Opera is staging a production of Verdi’s "Rigoletto." But while you might be familiar with the classic tale of love and revenge taking place on stage, you may not know what is going on in the orchestra pit below.

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Catholic Bishop Of San Diego Lays Out New Plan To Deal With Sexual Abuse Of Children

Aug. 13, 2019
By John Carroll

San Diego Roman Catholic Bishop Robert McElroy gathered all 2,500 diocesan employees to lay out new policies regarding the sexual abuse of children.

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SDG&E Wants To Nearly Quadruple Its Minimum Charge To Customers

Aug. 12, 2019
By Matt Hoffman

The San Diego power company is asking the California Public Utilities Commission for permission to increase its minimum monthly charge from $10 to $38. Critics call it a tactic to keep homeowners from going solar.

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San Diego Tenants Union Fights For Refugees And Other Low-Income Renters

Aug. 14, 2019
By Priya Sridhar

The ongoing housing affordability crisis impacts nearly everyone in California, but few are hit harder than the refugee community.