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The Voice of San Diego Podcast

VOSD’s Friday roundup of the past week’s news in brief, featuring interviews with special guests and more.

Dec 15, 2017

There's a leadership vacuum in San Diego, something that was made painfully clear this week when absolutely nothing was decided after a 10-hour City Council meeting Tuesday that was supposed to provide clarity – finally – on vacation rentals.

Hundreds of people showed up to voice their support or concerns about...


Dec 8, 2017

Sue Hopkins lives in a part of Clairemont that's filled with vacation rentals. She said raucous weekend weddings, late-night conversations and the sound of roller suitcases on the sidewalks outside her home are persistent nuisances.

But before the City Council votes Tuesday on how to regulate the short-term vacation...


Dec 2, 2017

East Village is exploding with growth.

Dozens of projects are planned or under construction in the neighborhood just east of downtown, some of which are part of an area dubbed the IDEA District â€“ envisioned as a home for innovation, design, education and the arts.

Conceived by David Malmuth and Pete Garcia six years...


Nov 22, 2017

Our country is experiencing a moment of reckoning. The sheer number of sexual harassment and abuse allegations now coming to light would be astonishing if it wasn't for that fact that, at least for many women, the bad behavior has long been an open secret.

Locally, the rising wave of victims feeling emboldened to...


Nov 18, 2017

The winds could be shifting when it comes to the district attorney's hardline stance on pot.

The DA’s office has long come down hard on the cannabis industry. One case filed against medical-marijuana entrepreneur James Slatic got national attention for being so tough. Slatic and his business partners were charged...