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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.

Oct 26, 2018

During election season, voters often have a hard time identifying clear distinctions between local candidates.

A lack of voter knowledge and overlapping issues in small communities can create a haze, leaving folks to depend on candidate's political party affiliation as the only guide. Such is the case in the race to...


Oct 26, 2018

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg come from different political perspectives but they’re both grappling with thousands of people living on the street and the health and safety problems that creates. In Tijuana, Mayor Juan Manuel Gastelum is dealing with similar problems – and...


Oct 26, 2018

Despite incredible economic growth, California is dealing with widespread poverty, struggling schools, concerns about public safety and justice and an extremely high cost of living. What will the state’s leaders do to grapple with these problems? What is the future of politics and what are the short- and long-term...


Oct 26, 2018

Even before the Chargers left, the future of the Mission Valley stadium was up in the air.

But come Election Day, San Diegans will finally have the chance to decide what do with the land. Measure E would direct the city to sell and lease the land to investors who promise to bring in a Major League Soccer team, a park,...


Oct 19, 2018

Every once in a while, we’ll joke about local news that makes us say, “that’s so California.”

Take for instance, this recent Sacramento Report that highlighted mariachi serenades in the state Capitol, an In-N-Out boycott and a bill that made surfing the official state sport.

This week, many "that's so...