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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.

Mar 29, 2014

You might have heard the San Diego Opera will be closing its curtains to the public in June this year. Efforts are underway to save the nearly 50-year-old institution, but San Diegans are still grappling with what this means for the city's national stature.

Carlos Cota, business manager for Local 122 of the...


Mar 21, 2014

You might've heard of the 100,000 Homes Campaign. It's a nationwide movement to put roofs over the heads of 100,000 chronically homeless people by July 2015, and San Diego's in on the action.

Jennifer LeSar is campaign coordinator for the effort here, known as The Campaign to End Homelessness in Downtown San Diego....


Mar 14, 2014

For all the neat cultural endeavors going on around San Diego, it can be a little hard to discover everything we have to offer.

That's part of the reason why Kelly Bennett, former Voice of San Diego reporter and all-around mover-and-shaker, decided to start Meeting of the Minds. Now on its seventh iteration, the...


Mar 7, 2014

Kevin Faulconer started off his term as mayor on a good note this week, deciding to hold off on a planned purge of all city emails older than a year.

That might've been due in large part to the pressure Californians Aware and the media put on Faulconer when the rumored policy was confirmed. The government transparency...


Mar 1, 2014

"Every time a rich person gives to a news nonprofit, a journalism startup loses its wings." -@jeffjarvis

 

Yikes. How's a nonprofit news organization supposed to take that? The above tweet by CUNY journalism professor and industry expert Jeff Jarvis sparked quite the exchange with Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis last...