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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.

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A sign on the edge of the land in Oceanside whe...

Measure L: Deciding The Future Of Oceanside's Farmland

Oct. 23
By Tania Thorne

In an area dominated by commercial farms, Integral Communities wants to build a project called “North River Farms” with 585 new homes.

Teachers rally outside of Foothill Oaks Element...

Vista Teachers Rally Over 'Dangerous' Conditions As All Schools Plan To Reopen

Oct. 19
By Tania Thorne

Vista Unified School District plans to proceed with in-person learning for all grade levels starting Tuesday, October 20th.

This undated photo rendering shows how Interfai...

New 'Hotel of Healing' Planned For Homeless In Escondido

Oct. 15
By Tania Thorne

Interfaith Community Services, serving North County San Diego, is the newest group to purchase a hotel for homeless housing in a commercial zone in the city of Escondido.

Beds fill a homeless shelter inside the San Die...

Mayor Urges City To Buy Hotels To House San Diego’s Homeless Residents

Oct. 12
By Tania Thorne

Mayor Kevin Faulconer urged city council officials on Monday to approve the purchase of two hotels that will serve as permanent housing for people phasing out of the shelter.

The San Marcos Senior Center was transformed in...

San Marcos Creates Learning Hubs Program For Employees

Oct. 8
By Tania Thorne

The San Marcos Senior Center has been transformed into a COVID-19-era school setting to help out the children of the city of San Marcos employees.

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Chula Vista Elementary School District Leaders Put Reopening Plans On Hold

Oct. 6
By Tania Thorne

The district had planned on a partial reopening of campuses beginning Oct. 26. But officials told parents at a townhall meeting Monday that online learning for nearly all students will continue until further notice.

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Train Service Takes A Weekend Off For Bluff Stabilization Project

Oct. 2
By Tania Thorne

Construction crews approach the completion of the fourth phase of the Del Mar stabilization project this weekend. It includes sea wall replacements, drainage improvements, and additional piles to support the railroad tracks.

A man with a stroller on Aug. 1, 2020, walks by...

San Diego County Reports 195 New COVID-19 Cases As Schools Look To Reopen

Sept. 30
By City News Service, Tania Thorne

San Diego County public health officials have reported 195 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths, raising the county's totals to 47,180 cases and 783 fatalities.

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Police Seek Tips On Looting Of La Mesa Jewelry Store

Sept. 28
By City News Service, Tania Thorne

Surveillance cameras captured photos and video of at least six people suspected of breaking into Pierre's Jewelers, 8324 La Mesa Blvd., on the night of May 30, according to La Mesa police.

In an effort to support the Black community in ...

San Diego Leaders Announce New Investments To Help Black Community

Sept. 24
By Tania Thorne

In an effort to support the Black community in San Diego, local leaders teamed up with various organizations to launch the Black Community Investment Fund along with the Dr. Wilma Wooten Courage Scholarship.

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Supervisor Fletcher Encourages Minority Business Owners To Apply for Grants

July 27
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.