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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.

Aug 28, 2012

In the latest edition of VOSD Radio, departing-Editor Andrew Donohue and CEO Scott Lewis recount some San Diego history from the last decade they've worked here as journalists, including turmoil at City Hall. Plus, hear how they came to run VOSD and some of Donohue's favorite stories. It was Donohue's last show as he

Aug 20, 2012

By Andrew Donohue

On the latest episode of VOSD Radio, we go inside the exotic new wave of public school borrowing that could cost taxpayers of the future dearly. They’re known as capital appreciation bonds and allow school districts to borrow money now without raising taxes. The catch: they don’t even start paying...

Aug 13, 2012

By Andrew Donohue

Every now and again on VOSD Radio, we do this thing called Half-Baked Ideas (the concept for which I admittedly borrowed from Grantland and applied to local civic affairs). Here’s how it works: We float some nascent ideas for making San Diego a better place. However, we have some freedom. The...

Aug 6, 2012

By Andrew Donohue

Bob Filner has promised that you'll see a different him if he's elected mayor. The scrappy, bombastic and populist fighter will give way to a reasoned and measured leader for all. That was his message in Liam Dillon's profile last week, and at least one person says he buys it: political consultant Tom...