Nico SmedleyNews Intern
As an editorial intern, Nico produced local news spots for radio and shoots and produces brief segments for "KPBS Evening Edition." Nico graduated from UCLA in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in history. Afterward he worked for two years at the Los Angeles Times, first as an Editorial Assistant and then as Editorial Pages Aide. More recently, he completed San Diego Continuing Education's 11 month Interactive Media Certificate Program (2011). Nico is passionate about his home state of California and loves exploring its many diverse communities.
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Despite the wet weather, San Diego's Meals-on-Wheels program managed to get office workers out to sample some food truck fare at lunchtime today.
Public officials rely on planning groups for input from community residents on development projects, but San Diego County Supervisors are considering limiting the groups' influence after complaints from developers.
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