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Kristina Bravo

Contributor through January 2017

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Before joining KPBS in 2016, Kristina lived in Los Angeles where she was a news clerk with Southern California Public Radio’s digital team. In that job, she reported and wrote stories for the web, copy edited news stories and did social media to promote the newsroom’s work.

Kristina was previously an assistant editor at Participant Media, where she covered wildlife, the environment, food and social justice. Her work has also appeared in L.A. Weekly, the Village Voice, the Christian Science Monitor, Mashable and other outlets.

She studied English literature at California State University, Los Angeles, where she earned her bachelor’s degree.

Recent Stories by Kristina Bravo

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‘It’s Not A Thing!’: Bill Simmons, Tony Hawk Knock Chargers ‘Convadium’

Oct. 20, 2016
By Kristina Bravo

In the latest episode of the HBO show “Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons,” the sports commentator and skateboarder make their case against Measure C.

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'Gilmore Girls' Fans Flock To Luke's Diner Pop-Ups In San Diego

Oct. 5, 2016
By Kristina Bravo, Neiko Will

Industrial Grind Coffee in Hillcrest and Cafe Virtuoso in Barrio Logan on Wednesday transformed into Luke's Diner, a restaurant on the TV show, and served free coffee.

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Here Are Some Awesome Little Free Libraries In San Diego

Aug. 31, 2016
By Erik Anderson, Kristina Bravo

Maybe you've spotted them in your neighborhood: tiny boxes that contain books for anyone to take. From a Pokémon GO stop to a mini-ghost town schoolhouse, here are some of the best ones we've seen around.

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New Mosaic Artwork May Be Coming To Moonlight Beach In Encinitas

Sept. 13, 2016
By Kristina Bravo

Local nonprofit Surfing Madonna Oceans Project has submitted a proposal to install a glass mosaic artwork at the Marine Safety Center.

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Giant Pandas Are No Longer Endangered, Experts Say

Sept. 5, 2016
By Associated Press, Kristina Bravo

Their population has grown thanks to conservation efforts, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. But they're not in the clear yet.

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Red Flag Warning Issued For San Diego County Mountains, Deserts

Sept. 2, 2016
By Kristina Bravo

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for San Diego County's mountains and deserts Friday through Saturday evening.

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Stone Brewing Taps POM Wonderful President For CEO Role

Sept. 1, 2016
By Kristina Bravo

The Escondido craft brewer has named Dominic Engels as chief executive officer after a year-long search.

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North County's LGBT Community Looks Forward To Pride Parade

July 15, 2016
By Kristina Bravo

Among the crowds expected to brighten the streets of San Diego at Saturday’s LGBT Pride Parade are representatives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community from North County.

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San Diego Police Chief, Local Activists Respond To Dallas Police Attack

July 8, 2016
By Brooke Ruth, Kristina Bravo

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said the department watched Thursday night’s news in disbelief.

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The Lafayette Hotel Celebrates 70 Years

June 30, 2016
By Kristina Bravo, Marissa Cabrera

The historic hotel became a hideaway resort to Hollywood stars like Bob Hope and Ava Gardner.

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