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Stories by Maya Trabulsi

Jack Wyrad, 92, is seen reflected on his side m...

As People Age, How Long Is It Safe To Continue Driving?

Dec. 27, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

The Auto Club of Southern California says despite the myth, seniors are among the safest drivers.

TedX speaker Aaron Stark and filmmaker Jonny Sa...

Almost A School Shooter, Now An Advocate For Hope

Nov. 22, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi and Sarah Katsiyiannis

Aaron Stark is a man who kept a dark secret for 25 years. His secret: He almost became a mass shooter.

A New Exhibition Showcases Treasured Objects That Hold the Stories of Migration

Nov. 6, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

Translucent images of a bell, a penknife and many other objects comprise the art of a new exhibition at The New Americans Museum in San Diego.

KPBS Anchor Maya Trabulsi interviews Kwame Alex...

Author Uses Poetry To Get Kids To Read

Oct. 24, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi and Sarah Katsiyiannis

KPBS Anchor Maya Trabulsi and author Kwame Alexander discuss his book “The Crossover,” which was selected as KPBS’s One Book For Teens.

Parts of the Rancho Monserate Country Club in F...

San Diego Among Top Cities For Homes At High Risk Of Wildfire Destruction

Sept. 12, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

Tens of thousands of homes in San Diego are at high-to-extreme risk

California State University San Marcos campus, ...

CSU Rolling Out Free Immigration Legal Aid For Students, Staff

Sept. 3, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

Jewish family services will provide the service at SDSU and CSU San Marcos.

A water meter at Erie Drive in Clairemont is sh...

San Diego Water Rates Going Up 6.3 Percent This Year

Sept. 2, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

On Sunday, San Diego residents saw a water rate increase from the city, which included an additional rate bump from the county water authority.

 Beachgoers at the La Jolla Cove bask in the su...

New Yorkers Want To Live In San Diego, San Diegans Want To Live In Phoenix

Aug. 26, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

An analysis of Zillow page views shows who's interested in moving to San Diego, and where San Diegans might end up if they move out.

San Diego's skyline is shown in this undated ph...

San Diego’s Quality Of Life Gets Mixed Reviews In USD Report

June 13, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

Is San Diego on the path to greater health, wealth, comfort, and sustainability? The 'Nonprofit Institute' at the University of San Diego provides an answer as it releases the findings of its Equinox Project.

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Question For Commuters: Would You Leave Your Car At Home One Day A Week?

June 7, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

A SANDAG survey asks commuters, who drive to work alone if they'd consider alternative transportation, even if it's only one day a week.

Jada Gill, 10, raises her hand to ask fifth-gra...

Teachers Hard Hit By San Diego's Cost Of Housing

May 13, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

A new study by ApartmentList.com shows teachers in San Diego are facing financial hardship because their salaries have not kept up with the rising cost of housing.

California State University San Marcos campus, ...

CSU San Marcos Will Graduate Biggest Class Ever

May 7, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

California State University San Marcos is about to graduate the school’s largest class in its 29-year history.

Students at Gompers Preparatory Academy in San ...

San Diego Partnership Targets Teacher Shortage

April 25, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

National University has launched a coordinated effort to address the teacher shortage in the areas of San Diego County that have the highest need.

Bevelynn Bravo visits the grave of her son on N...

Healing A Mother’s Pain By Forgiving A Killer

April 2, 2019
By Maya Trabulsi

Mothers with a Message walks a path of forgiveness by making murderers understand what they’ve done.

The San Diego City College Knights win the stat...

A Big Win And A Bigger Loss For San Diego’s State Champions

Oct. 16, 2018
By Maya Trabulsi

A documentary film resurfaces a local championship and the personal tragedy that followed.

Clostridium difficile bacteria is shown under a...

Fecal Transplants: Is Regulation Limiting Access To Health?

March 6, 2018
By Maya Trabulsi

Patients in San Diego and across the country urge the FDA to expand the legal use of fecal microbiota transplantation.

Brother Blaise teaches young visitors how to us...

Oceanside Monk Leaves A Sweet Legacy Through Beekeeping

Dec. 13, 2017
By Maya Trabulsi

Brother Blaise of Oceanside's Prince of Peace Abbey will carry beekeeping to the end of his days.

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Kratom: Healing Herb Or Dangerous Drug?

Nov. 29, 2016
By Maya Trabulsi

A plant called kratom is banned in San Diego, and the DEA is considering banning it nationwide. Some San Diegans say it has medicinal benefits.

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San Diego Firefighters Prepare For Potential Busy Season

May 18, 2016
By Maya Trabulsi

Spring rains in San Diego may have brought lush vegetation, but that could spell trouble in the upcoming fire season.

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Officials Ponder How To Remove Dead Whale From Surf Spot

April 26, 2016
By Associated Press, Maya Trabulsi

The adult gray whale is about 40 feet long and weighs up to 60,000 pounds. Its carcass is rotting at a popular surfing spot near San Clemente.

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1920s Hillcrest House Driven To San Ysidro For Reuse

March 28, 2016
By Kristina Bravo, Maya Trabulsi

Reduce, reuse, recycle. That was the idea behind the big undertaking Monday in Hillcrest, where a house was loaded on to a truck and relocated to San Ysidro.

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22 People Charged Under Provisions Of Chelsea's Law In San Diego County

Feb. 25, 2016
By City News Service, Maya Trabulsi

Chelsea's Law mandates life prison terms for those convicted of certain violent sex crimes against children, increases law enforcement oversight of paroled sex offenders and prohibits released sex offenders from visiting places where children congregate.

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Farming The Ocean For More Than Just Fish

Nov. 16, 2015
By Maya Trabulsi

At a convention in La Jolla, ocean experts asked when sea vegetables will be a staple of aquaculture.

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Solana Beach Hat Maker Tops Off Racing Season

July 14, 2015
By Maya Trabulsi

Jill Courtemanche is on track to make sure her headdresses are head-turners for Del Mar’s racing season.