Laura WingardNews and Digital Editor
Laura Wingard previously served as a news and digital editor. In that role, she managed a team of producers responsible for presenting news stories and features for KPBS’ online audience and promoting those stories through social media. Laura joined KPBS after working as a top editor at three metropolitan newspapers in California and Nevada, including The San Diego Union-Tribune. As metro editor at the U-T, she directed coverage of the October 2007 wildfires and the 2010 disappearance of Poway teenager Chelsea King. She also oversaw the reporting on San Diego's pension crisis and the resignation of Mayor Dick Murphy. Before joining the U-T, Laura worked at the Las Vegas Review-Journal as the city editor and as an award-winning reporter covering the environment and politics. She also was the assistant managing editor for metro at The Press-Enterprise in Riverside. She earned her bachelor's degree at California State University, Fullerton, with a double major in communications/journalism and political science.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is going to lead the effort to defeat in the fall Proposition 57, a measure Gov. Jerry Brown proposed that would allow early parole for some non-violent felons.
The string of attacks began Sunday morning when police found a burning body on Morena Boulevard near Mission Bay Park. Another man’s body was found Monday in an Ocean Beach park.
A group of Republican mayors congratulated San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer for winning re-election. The incumbent Republican easily defeated independent Lori Saldaña and Democrat Ed Harris.
State Sen. Marty Block announced Thursday he won't seek re-election
Monday was the first day the National Football League began accepting applications from teams wanting to move to Los Angeles. The Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams all announced late Monday they had taken that step.
U.S. District Judge William Hayes issued his ruling Wednesday morning, a day after a hearing where he heard arguments on making public a security camera video that shows the fatal shooting of Fridoon Rawshan Nehad by a San Diego police officer.
- UCSD scientists: Raccoon dog is prime suspect in COVID pandemic
- ‘Deported Artist’ finds his voice through art in Tijuana
- Jonathan Majors has been arraigned on charges of harassment and assault
- 39 migrants dead, 29 injured after fire at an immigration facility in Mexico
- 3 children and 3 adults are dead in a shooting at a Christian school in Nashville