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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 16, 2018

If you listen to local music, then you’ve heard of Tim Mays.
 
Mays is the cofounder and co-owner of San Diego’s mythic music venue The Casbah.
 
On this episode of "I Made it in San Diego," Voice of San Diego's podcast about local businesses and the people behind them, hear how Mays went from a kid handing out...


Apr 13, 2018

Los Angeles is stepping up its game when it comes to public transit.

This week, the Los Angeles City Council pulled the trigger on a $4.9 billion transit project to connect people to the Los Angeles International Airport.

That news spurred some jealously here in San Diego, where our trolley doesn't extend to the...


Apr 9, 2018

Abby Dorsey isn’t the first rapper to embrace weed. Obviously. But the way she speaks about it is unique — more as a medicine than a street drug.

Better known as MC Flow, Dorsey started smoking Philly blunts as a teenager and now advocates for patients through her music. She’s also found cannabis to be a useful...


Apr 6, 2018

A big decision looms: Will the city of San Diego start its own agency to buy and sell energy, or will San Diego Gas & Electric continue to control the energy market?

The city says it can go gas-free and get to its legally mandated Climate Action Plan target of 100 percent renewable energy quicker than SDG&E, a utility...


Mar 30, 2018

It was an unusually newsy week for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, whose work often goes under the radar.

In this week’s podcast, Sara Libby and Scott Lewis dive into the various ways in which the board made headlines.

VOSD’s Maya Srikrishnan broke the news this week that the board is considering...