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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.

Jul 20, 2018

Chaos in San Diego courts caused by the Trump administration's immigration policies. A dramatic shift in who can rent out homes to vacationers. A potential 2020 ballot measure to raise sales taxes for transit. Plus: lead in school water and doing away with stamps on mail-in ballots.

This week, we tackled all those...


Jul 13, 2018

Beginning last summer, hundreds of water customers started seeing unexpected spikes in their water bills. Many of them contacted the city and media outlets to complain.

How the city's water department has responded to those customers' concerns, and what might be behind those unusually big bills is the subject of a new...


Jul 6, 2018

SANDAG meetings have been getting heated.

San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond, who sits on the transportation agency's board, talks to VOSD's Andrew Keatts about the issues fueling the flames.

Historically, the regional transportation agency's board meetings have been mostly drama-free. But then AB 805 became law, and...


Jun 29, 2018

The new $3.5 billion school bond being floated by San Diego Unified should give San Diegans a sense of déjà vu.

In this week's podcast, Andrew Keatts, Scott Lewis and Sara Libby talk about how many of the projects being proposed in the new bond are identical to those pitched in previous measures passed by voters in...


Jun 22, 2018

The Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border, and the ensuing confusion over its decision to temporarily walk back some of those policies, has dominated the news.

On the latest podcast, hosts Scott Lewis and Sara Libby talk with Voice of San Diego border reporter Maya Srikrishnan about how the...