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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.

May 31, 2019

<p>A bit of history is in the making. Police groups dropped their opposition to Assemblywoman Shirley Weber's bill that would change standards on police use of deadly force. The current standards were written in 1872.</p>

<p>That discussion starts at 11:45</p>

<p>Also on tap this week: vacation rentals, the Chula Vista...


May 24, 2019

<p>SB 50 is in a medically induced coma, but will it be any easier to pass the controversial measure in the 2020 election year?</p>

<p>Maya Rosas, president of the YIMBY Democrats of San Diego County, joined the podcast this week to talk about the bill, its uncertain future and what it means for San Diego.</p>

<p>The...


May 17, 2019

<p>VOSD education reporter Will Huntsberry joins the podcast to talk about his recent series on the problems at Porter Elementary School, and the plan to fix it. And the problems with the plan.</p>

<p>The interview with Huntsberry starts at 23:30</p>

<p>Also, SB50 — the state bill to increase housing near transit —...


May 11, 2019

<p>Bonus Episode: Councilwoman Monica Montgomery wants to see more from San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit.</p>

<p>Following comments Nisleit made about a viral video of a physical altercation between SDPD officers and a 20-year-old black man, Montgomery said she was concerned that Nisleit described the man as violent...


May 10, 2019

<p>A little-known company is quietly buying up massive amounts of land in the Imperial Valley.</p>

<p>VOSD’s Ry Rivard reported this week that Los Angeles-based Renewable Resources Group has already helped sell 33,000 acres to California’s most powerful water agency, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern...