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Traveling Vietnam War Memorial Replica Helps Veterans, Families Heal

by Tarryn Mento

Traveling Vietnam War Memorial Replica Helps Veterans, Families Heal

A traveling version of the Vietnam War Memorial wall stirs up one woman’s emotions during its visit to San Diego.

Gloria, Alvarez Unite To Be opposing Voices

by Tarryn Mento

Gloria, Alvarez Unite As San Diego’s Opposing Voice

After a lull in partisanship on the San Diego City Council, two members are stepping up to fill the gap.

Photo: Milan Kovacevic/KPBS

Hundreds Of Chargers Fans Turn Out To Push For New Stadium

by Tarryn Mento

Hundreds Of Chargers Fans Turn Out To Push For New Stadium

I covered an evening public meeting to produce a quick-turn feature for the following morning. I captured video and audio separately while live tweeting the event.

San Diego Mayors And Their First Big Speeches

by Tarryn Mento

San Diego Mayors And Their First Big Speeches To The City

As hype began to build over the new San Diego mayor’s first State of the City address, I checked how past mayors delivered on promises they announced in their first inaugural speech.

Photo: Milan Kovacevic/KPBS

New San Diego Data Chief Wants To Get Government Records In Public’s Hands

by Tarryn Mento

New San Diego Data Chief Wants To Get Government Records In Public’s Hands

The city of San Diego is paying a new employee $100,000 a year to unearth the city’s data and make it accessible to the public.

Photo: Nic McVicker/KPBS

Report Shows High Costs In San Diego Hurt Convention Business

by Tarryn Mento

Report Shows High Costs In San Diego Hurt Convention Business

Tourism officials have said for years the city needs to expand its convention center, which would cost hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars. According to a Tourism Authority report, a lack of space wasn’t the top reason conventions organizers decided against San Diego.