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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 29, 2017

The future of the former Qualcomm Stadium site is taking up a lot of bandwidth these days, but there could be another big sports arena proposal on the table soon.

Earlier this week, Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis got a polling call filled with questions about the coastal height limit and other zoning issues. The big...


Sep 22, 2017

San Diego's lack of affordable housing has been looming over the region for quite some time.

That's why Sen. Toni Atkins introduced SB 2, a bill that would raise funds for affordable housing by adding a $75 fee to certain real estate documents.

Last week, the bill passed the state Legislature with the help of...


Sep 15, 2017

San Diego's recent hepatitis A outbreak gave the city a rude awakening, and now local officials are scrambling to combat the public health crisis.

Earlier this week, Mayor Kevin Faulconer pushed forward a homeless shelter plan that's languished for months. It involves pitching three temporary tents – in Barrio Logan,...


Sep 8, 2017

ate last week, San Diego County health officials declared a local state of emergency on the recent outbreak of hepatitis A.

The disease, which has already claimed the lives of 15 people, has predominately affected the homeless community. A lack of access to public restrooms and sanitizing areas has left many exposed to...


Sep 1, 2017

recent state Supreme Court ruling just made passing local tax hikes a whole lot easier.

If a tax increase is proposed by a citizens' group instead of local government, it might now require only a simple majority to pass, not two-thirds. It's hard to get support from two-thirds of voters, so many tax hike proposals...