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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.

Apr 29, 2016

Folks from all walks of political life have aligned against a potential November ballot measure that would hike the sales tax by half a cent to pay for freeway expansions, transportation projects and more.

The San Diego Association of Governments, the regional planning group made up of representatives from 18 cities and...


Apr 22, 2016

We did something different this week.

Wednesday was April 20, a day that's grown into an annual holiday for cannabis counterculture. So for the show this week we set up a live podcast – or potcast – delving into all the policy details of marijuana legalization.

Yes, you could say we got into the weeds of...


Apr 15, 2016

For the last eight years, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith has been adamant that he does not make his decisions politically.

He even chastised Voice of San Diego for seeing things through “a prism, and it’s political.”

He has rarely talked about his own personal political outlook. “I didn’t like George W. Bush. I...


Apr 8, 2016

Andrew Gazdecki made a big splash when he announced he was moving his tech startup from Silicon Valley to San Diego.

His company, Bizness Apps, creates smart-phone apps for small businesses like gyms, lawyers and restaurants.

“We’re pretty sure we’ve created more apps than any other company in the world,” he...


Apr 1, 2016

On last week’s podcast, Francine Busby, chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party gave a candid description of what happened in a very important recent meeting where they party decided on endorsements.

Mickey Kasparian, president of the local United Food and Commercial Workers and the San Diego and Imperial...