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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.

Aug 10, 2018

The decade-long push to expand the Convention Center is dead.

This week, Mayor Kevin Faulconer's top priority – a tax increase that would have funded an expanded Convention Center, homeless services and road repairs – morphed into the biggest failure of his tenure so far.

On the podcast, Andrew Keatts, Sara Libby...

Aug 9, 2018

Scott Sherman is on fire.

In a special podcast, the councilman talks about his frustration with a few of the recent decisions his colleagues have made.

The new vacation rental regulations – Sherman said they are an infringement on property rights and possibly face a strong legal challenge.

The lease extension between...

Aug 3, 2018

All former Mayor Jerry Sanders had to do was meet with labor unions before leading the effort to reform city employee pensions at the ballot box.

He didn't.

And now, six years later, the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously he violated the law. He had an obligation as the city’s top manager to first "meet and...

Aug 3, 2018

Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis in a special episode of the VOSD Podcast to talk about how the new vacation rental regulations will play out, and other big issues.

Jul 27, 2018

Union-Tribune reporter Morgan Cook joins hosts Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby to talk about a disturbing case of sexual abuse inside the county's foster care system.

Also on the podcast: debunking a myth about a hotel pool being open to the public, and a case that could throw a major wrench in the government's policy of...