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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.

Sep 27, 2014

The NFL's domestic violence issues — and the league's bungled response — has been inescapable lately.

So for this week's podcast, we talked to someone who knows the long view when it comes to the league and the perception of athletes in the media, Robert Edelman, a sports historian and professor at UCSD.

There is no...


Sep 20, 2014

The San Diego Police Department has had a longtime struggle with staffing.

The city's police union has been one of the louder voices in the effort to funnel more money into the department and up the appeal to recruit more officers.

Jeff Jordon, vice president of the San Diego Police Officers Association, spoke up this...


Sep 12, 2014

San Diego is on a three-year track to increase the minimum wage to $11.50 by 2017. But not everyone's thrilled about that. Members of the opposition are gathering signatures to put the City Council-approved raise on the ballot in 2016.

Jason Roe, a partner at Revolvis, is leading the anti-wage hike Small Business...


Sep 5, 2014

Plenty of change is in progress or on the way for San Ysidro, thanks in part to major development plans at the border and the ongoing work of community groups down south.

Casa Familiar is one such organization. David Flores, the nonprofit's community development and design officer, has been focusing heavily on...