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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 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 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 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...

Jan 27, 2018

Something's up with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

He kicked the year off with a tenacious State of the City speech where he acknowledged the city's shortcomings on homelessness. A week after, he showed up at the Metropolitan Transit System’s board meeting to support Democratic City Councilwoman Georgette...

Jan 21, 2018

Something's going on with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. He had that whole "different approach" in his big State of the City Speech last week.

And Friday, he visited the Voice of San Diego podcast studio to record a special interview. Here it is.

In his words, this is what's happening:

"Look consensus is important,...