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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 27, 2018

San Diego leaders really want to expand the Convention Center. But there's a coveted piece of bayfront land the city needs, and right now there's a plan to build a hotel on it.

The property is owned by the state of California, managed by the Port of San Diego and currently leased by a private development firm, Fifth...


Apr 25, 2018

The federal government’s classification of marijuana as a schedule one narcotic has prohibited widespread and rigorous clinical studies on how the drug affects people.

That’s left open the door to all sorts of strange ideas and assumptions about what the components of marijuana actually do — what one might call...


Apr 20, 2018

San Diego County Board of Supervisors made national news this week.

The supervisors voted Tuesday to join the Trump administration in challenging California’s so-called sanctuary policies.

In a tweet, Trump thanked the supervisors for their support.

Much of the discussion around the vote, and the policies...


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...