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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.

May 30, 2012

By Andrew Donohue Last week was a big one for local education news. First, the San Diego Unified school board voted to lay off one in every five teachers at the district. Then, the region's top labor leader took the unusual step of publicly calling the teachers union back to the negotiating table to talk about giving up...


May 21, 2012

By Andrew Donohue

With city schools' financial troubles grabbing headlines and Bonnie Dumanis making education a major platform, each mayoral candidate has been forced to articulate their plan for education. Liam Dillon's put those plans into one word for each candidate: • Dumanis: ControlBob Filner: Bob


May 15, 2012

By Andrew Donohue

On the latest episode of VOSD Radio, we tackle the back-and-forth over whether the second-largest school district in California is broke and we examine what we can learn from how Carl DeMaio made his money. Plus, we have a Fact Check of Bob Filner and our Hero (Scott Barnett) and Goat (John Lee Evans)...


May 7, 2012

by Andrew Donohue

The emerging feud between U-T San Diego and mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher caused us to reflect on the differences between party and principle in the latest edition of VOSD Radio. We also offered up some thoughts on Bob Filner's long-awaited pension plan, did a fact check of Carl DeMaio and handed...


May 1, 2012

By Andrew Donohue

Neither Scott Lewis nor I are very good at predicting elections. Actually, we're downright bad. So that's the first caveat in our first-ever Election Predictions show on VOSD Radio. The second: a prediction is not an endorsement or a desired outcome. We'll revisit our predictions after the election...