Skip to main content

KPBS Radio is undergoing scheduled upgrade work which may result in temporary signal outages.

LATEST UPDATES: Tracking COVID-19 | Vaccines | Tokyo Olympics

Tania Thorne

North County Reporter

Photo of Tania Thorne

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

The families and attorneys of the eight Marines...

Lawsuit Announced Against AAV Manufacturer In Service Members' Deaths

July 29
By City News Service, Tania Thorne

Attorneys representing the families of nine service members killed in an ocean-training accident near San Clemente Island last summer announced a lawsuit Thursday against the manufacturer of the amphibious-assault vehicle that sank with the men inside.

A group of volunteers with

Mom Group In Vista Organizes Weekly Neighborhood Clean Ups

July 28
By Tania Thorne

A group of moms in Vista started noticing all of the trash littering their neighborhood. Rather than walking past it, they decided to do something about it.

Dominick's Delicatessen is shown in this undate...

Fallbrook Deli Owner Chooses To Temporarily Close Business Due To COVID-19 Exposure

July 23
By Tania Thorne

Although there are no mandated guidelines, the owner of Dominick’s Sandwiches and Italian Delicatessen in Fallbrook temporarily closed his deli due to a COVID-19 exposure.

Members of the organization “Justice Overcoming...

Immigration Rally Held Outside Darrell Issa's San Marcos Office

July 22
By Tania Thorne

The issue of immigration brought demonstrators to Congressman Darrell Issa's office on Thursday. They rallied in San Marcos to deliver a message to their Congressional representative.

Exterior of Ocean Shores High School on Oceansi...

San Diego Rescue Mission Gets Ready To Run Oceanside's Homeless Shelter

July 22
By Tania Thorne

Oceanside will soon have its first year-round homeless shelter. San Diego Rescue Mission gives a preview of how it will operate and who it will serve.

A trailer with washers and dryers inside being ...

Mobile Laundry Trailer Launches In North County

July 19
By Tania Thorne

For many, doing the laundry is a dreaded chore. But for people who don’t have access to a washer and dryer, doing laundry doesn't come so easy. A mobile laundry trailer free for people to use has launched in Oceanside.

Horses on the second race of the day on Open Da...

Fans Excited To Return To The Stands On Del Mar Opening Day

July 16
By Alexander Nguyen, Tania Thorne

It's Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack and fans can once again place their bets in person.

File photo of the crowds at the Paddock Green o...

Opening Day Festivities Return At Del Mar Racetrack

July 16
By Alexander Nguyen, Tania Thorne

The county fair has left, and the racehorses have moved into the Del Mar Fairgrounds. And this season, racing fans can fill the stands again.

Undated photo of a juvenile white shark swimmin...

Juvenile White Sharks Spotted Off Del Mar Beach

July 14
By Tania Thorne

Sunny weather and warm waters are making San Diego beaches a popular place to be, not just for surfers, but for sharks too. Juvenile white sharks have been spotted at a Del Mar beach.

San Diego County Sheriff's document surrendered...

San Diego Takes Initiatives Against Gun Violence

July 11
By City News Service, Tania Thorne

Initiatives to fight the increase in gun violence are happening locally. This is how San Diego is doing its part.

View all stories by Tania Thorne ›

Stories featuring work by Tania Thorne

A sign in front of the Burrito Station in North...

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.