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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

People brought to the U.S. illegally as childre...

Dreamers Look Forward To Biden Administration After Being Left In Limbo

Dec. 8, 2020
By Tania Thorne

DACA recipients, or Dreamers as they’ve come to be known, have been left in limbo amid the pandemic and the Trump administration's actions to end DACA.

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Formerly Homeless Families In Vista Receive Christmas Surprise

Dec. 2, 2020
By Tania Thorne

Volunteers had a big Christmas surprise for formerly homeless families at the Solutions For Change campus in Vista.

Volunteers putting together holiday

North County Families In Need To Receive Holiday 'Baskets'

Dec. 1, 2020
By Tania Thorne

The Encinitas Community Resource Center is hoping to make the holidays a little more special with holiday baskets for families who have faced a difficult year.

Christa Jones, a nurse in the Sharp Grossmont H...

California COVID-19 Cases Foreshadow Hospital Stress

Nov. 24, 2020
By Tania Thorne

As the holidays approach, hospitals throughout California are bracing for rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

A long line of people waiting to get tested at ...

Holiday Travel Creating Long Lines At San Diego COVID-19 Testing Centers

Nov. 23, 2020
By Tania Thorne

With Thanksgiving around the corner, people are still going forward with travel plans. For many, those plans now include getting a COVID-19 test.

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Oceanside Boys And Girls Club Continues Community Support

Nov. 18, 2020
By Tania Thorne

Despite COVID-19 closures, the Oceanside Boys and Girls Club has kept its doors open to serve kids and families.

Christa Jones, a nurse in the Sharp Grossmont H...

San Diego Hospitals Brace For Surge In COVID-19 Patients

Nov. 18, 2020
By Tania Thorne

With cooler weather and holidays approaching, hospitals are bracing for a surge in COVID-19 cases that could exhaust medical staff and resources.

Soccer ball at Mance Buchanon Park in Oceanside...

COVID-19 Restrictions Limit Youth Sports And College Opportunities

Nov. 17, 2020
By Tania Thorne

COVID-19 restrictions have kept youth athletes from being able to get out and play. For many graduating high school athletes, college and scholarship opportunities have vanished.

National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis rece...

National City Mayor Rolls Up Her Sleeve For COVID-19 Vaccine

Nov. 13, 2020
By Tania Thorne

National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis joined a cohort of 2,000 local volunteers in a vaccine trial COVID-19.

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Pandemic Forcing Del Mar Fairgrounds To Face Tough Changes

Nov. 13, 2020
By Tania Thorne

The San Diego County Fair and other large events vanished due to COVID-19. So did major earnings for the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

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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.