Pat Finn previously served as a producer for KPBS Midday Edition and KPBS Evening Edition. Finn began her career in broadcasting at KTLA and KCET in Los Angeles. In 1979 she became KPBS’ Public Information Director, then Director of Advertising and Promotion, Program Director, and Director of Broadcasting. She oversaw the station’s local and national productions, including the one-hour documentary Los Romeros: The Royal Family of the Guitar, and Child Protective Services, a one-hour look inside the San Diego County agency responsible for the welfare of at risk children. Both programs also aired on public television stations nationwide. Finn has earned honors from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Pacific Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
The interim San Diego County Registrar of Voters acknowledged that scheduling the election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom as early as August of this year may create problems with election personnel, voting places and even paper ballots.
Veerabhadran "Ram" Ramanathan, the renowned professor and researcher in climate science at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, is being honored for his work on climate change.
The new week begins with good and not-so-good health care news. COVID-19 cases and deaths are down county-wide. But so are some services of Scripps Health, as it enters the fourth week of a debilitating cyberattack.
One of San Diego County's most famous classical music groups, Los Romeros, will perform a 60th anniversary concert on Sunday. It will be livestreamed from the Belly Up in Solana Beach.
When the owner of Warwick's in La Jolla was given two weeks to meet an all-cash offer of $8.3 million for the building the store had occupied for 70 years, she thought it was curtains.
While activists are calling for immediate reform, some San Diego City Council members say a thorough analysis of how, where and when to shift portions of the police department budget is needed first.
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