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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.

Sep 14, 2018

Incumbents don't often lose in local political races.

But in the District 4 City Council race, Councilwoman Myrtle Cole is fighting to save her seat as challenger Monica Montgomery's grassroots campaign continues gaining steam.

This week's show kicks off our podcast series covering the most interesting races in the...

Sep 7, 2018

Voice of San Diego's investigation of graduation rates at the San Diego Unified School District didn't go over very well with district leaders.

Former VOSD education reporter Mario Koran found that some of the school district’s lowest-performing high school students transferred to charter schools focused on credit...

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...