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Tania Thorne

North County Reporter

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Tania Thorne is a San Diego native with a passion to tell stories and document the latest news in her community. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Cal State Fullerton where she won multiple awards and recognitions for groundbreaking stories. Fluent in Spanish, Tania has dove deep into the Tijuana border and covered the migrant caravan, immigrant stories of asylum, and human smuggling. She has also done reporting in Europe, Mexico, and Southern California.

Tania formerly worked at KGTV-ABC 10 where she assisted the news assignment desk, digital department, investigative pieces, and general assignment reporting. Part of her enthusiasm for news gathering is getting to know people and having the privilege of telling their stories.

Recent Stories by Tania Thorne

Line of tents at the Oceanside Homeless Encampm...

Oceanside Homeless Encampment Given More Time Before Getting Forced Out

April 12
By Tania Thorne

A large homeless encampment off South Oceanside Blvd. was scheduled to be cleared out by Oceanside Police this week. But now, the city is giving the people more time while they try to secure motel vouchers for temporary housing.

The stage for live performances from New Villag...

Theater Group Bringing Live Performances To Carlsbad's Flower Fields

April 9
By Tania Thorne

After a year of no live events, New Village Arts performers are taking the stage at the Carlsbad Flower Fields for an alfresco theatrical experience.

Therapy session with therapist and patient at a...

Talking About Mental Health In The Latino Community

April 7
By Tania Thorne

Mental health can be a hard topic to talk about and for the Latino community. Many times symptoms can be ignored. We look into the barriers keeping the Latino community from seeking mental health help.

Undated photo of Aki Del Rio, a Resilience ment...

North County Group 'Resilience' Is Helping Kids Get Out Of Gangs

March 30
By Tania Thorne

Gang involvement has led to jail time, substance abuse and death. A North County group is helping at-risk youth resist the lure of gangs, and have a chance at a new life.

People wait in line for COVID-19 vaccines at th...

Facebook Group Helping San Diegans Find Vaccine Appointments

March 27
By Melissa Mae, Tania Thorne

Hundreds of thousands of Californians are going to be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine as early as April 15. With some people struggling to get vaccinated, a Facebook group is helping them find appointments.

People waiting in line to wire money at a money...

'Historic' Amount Of Remittances Sent To Mexico In 2020

March 23
By Tania Thorne

A historic amount of $41 billion in remittances were wired in back to Mexico 2020, and the amount of remittances was also up in January 2021.

San Dieguito Union High School District's main ...

Judge Rules In Favor Of North County Parents Suing Over School Reopening Rules

March 15
By City News Service, Tania Thorne

A judge Monday ruled in favor of a group of North County parents who sued the state to overturn pandemic-related rules they allege have unfairly prevented school districts from reopening for in-person learning.

Exterior of Carlsbad High School. March 15, 2021.

Carlsbad Unified Gets Green Light To Bring Back Middle And High Schoolers

March 14
By City News Service, Tania Thorne

Middle and high school students will return to Carlsbad Unified campuses this week, school officials announced.

Edie Evans, a fifth-grader at San Diego Unified...

Parents Sue San Diego Unified As District Prepares To Reopen April 12

March 12
By Tania Thorne

San Diego Unified School District is preparing to welcome students back to classrooms next month, but some parents say that’s not soon enough.

Undated picture of exterior of San Pasqual Acad...

Advocates Fight To Keep San Pasqual Academy Open

March 11
By Tania Thorne

Supporters of the San Pasqual Academy in Escondido are calling on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors to help the academy stay open.

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Supervisor Fletcher Encourages Minority Business Owners To Apply for Grants

July 27, 2020
By City News Service

Fletcher encouraged business operators to apply as soon as possible as funds are limited. Businesses that apply and are selected will receive their grants in September.