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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.

Mar 16, 2018

Talk about an epic clash of worldviews.

When President Donald Trump came to San Diego to kick the tires of the border wall prototypes, he used the opportunity to trash California.

"The place is totally out of control," he said. "You have sanctuary cities, where you have criminals living in the sanctuary cities."


Mar 14, 2018

They work in an all-cash business and get taxed multiple times on the same dollar. Most are forced into the parts of town where the adult-entertainment shops go. The products on their shelves remain illegal under federal law.

Given the incredible risk and cost, why would anyone operate a marijuana dispensary in San...

Mar 9, 2018

San Diego Dems are gaining steam.

Shifting demographics are driving the region further away from its traditional Republican roots. In this week's show, Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts talk about how Democratic leaders and labor unions are wielding their growing influence.

Dems have used some of their momentum to push...

Mar 2, 2018

Downtown redevelopment has survived scandals, the death of the state's tax-funded redevelopment program and strong opposition from labor unions and others who don't like how the city's redevelopment agency operates.

Now a lawsuit alleging misconduct at Civic San Diego could be the thing that brings the downtown...

Feb 23, 2018

Hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts consider the Democratic response to Rep. Darrell Issa's departure and talk to Fayaz Nawabi about his bid for the San Diego City Council.


All eyes are on the 49th Congressional District.

The 49th — which includes parts of San Diego's North County and southern Orange County —...