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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.

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.

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All eyes are on the 49th Congressional District.

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


Feb 21, 2018

Sam Humeid has seen many sides of the marijuana industry. He ran a medical dispensary in Los Angeles at a tumultuous time. He later relocated to North County, where he counseled patients and delivered product directly to their door.

But on Jan. 1 — as the state’s regulatory system officially got off the ground —...


Feb 16, 2018

Bonnie Dumanis' more than three decades of public service have earned her a hefty annual pension of $268,800.

The former district attorney is now running for a County Board of Supervisors seat, and last month The San Diego-Union Tribune uncovered that she had hired a legal team to look into whether she could continue...


Feb 9, 2018

Later, Tronc.

This week, Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong bought The Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune from Tronc, a Chicago-based media publishing company that owns papers across the country.

On a new episode of the Voice of San Diego Podcast, hosts Andrew Keatts and Lisa Halverstadt discuss...


Feb 7, 2018

San Diego's new police chief says he has a new approach to building community trust.

Selected last week by Mayor Kevin Faulconer to succeed retiring Chief Shelley Zimmerman, Assistant Chief David Nisleit will take the helm of the San Diego Police Department next month.

Nisleit sat down in the podcast studio with...