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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, 2014

The odds are stacked against a healthy turnout at the polls for Tuesday's primary election. First, it's hard to get voters jazzed about contests that don't always produce clear winners. And San Diego has the added challenge of election fatigue – didn't we just do this? A couple times?

So political consultants...


May 23, 2014

Restaurateurs aren't so worried about the impact of raising the minimum wage when it comes to their lower-income kitchen staff. Tipped servers, on the other hand, present a few potential problems.

Matt Gordon, chef of Urban Solace and two other local culinary hot spots, has weighed in before on the dining business in...


May 16, 2014

The string of wildfires around the county this week has underscored just how crucial it is for fire departments and local agencies to work together.

That was one of the objectives San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts set out to achieve with his push for a fire parcel tax in 2008. That would’ve helped pay for more...


May 9, 2014

Anyone who's tried to cross the border at San Ysidro knows the endeavor usually involves a long wait.

But government agencies and local officials are working to make two to three-hour delays at the Port of Entry a thing of the past.

Jason Wells is executive director of the San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce. He joined us...


May 2, 2014

Debates over whether to increase the minimum wage are raging in cities across the country – San Diego among them.

Randy Dotinga, Morning Report scribe and Voice of San Diego contributor since 2009, has been covering the issue locally. He joined VOSD Radio hosts Scott Lewis and Caty Green on this week's podcast to...