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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 31, 2018

Three tent shelters for homeless people went up in Barrio Logan, Midway and East Village near the beginning of the year.

It happened quickly as part of the city's response to the deadly hepatitis A outbreak, which hit the homeless population the hardest.

The city paid for the tents, in part, by pulling from funding set...

Aug 24, 2018

It's been a rough week for Rep. Duncan Hunter.

Hunter and his wife are free on bond after they were arraigned on charges related to accusations they misused more than $250,000 in campaign funds. The 47-page indictment went into excruciating detail on Hunter's finances, including spending thousands of dollars on

Aug 17, 2018

San Diego is shifting.

Historically, the region had been a Republican stronghold. But over the last decade, the county's demographics and politics have changed, giving Democrats a boost. Sometimes, the shift has been powered by organic population growth, but other times the change has been engineered through changes...

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...