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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.

Jan 12, 2018

Congressman Darrell Issa’s sudden announcement Wednesday that he would not be seeking reelection was a doozy.

It sent Republicans scrambling to propose possible stronger GOP candidates for the 49th District, largely viewed as the most vulnerable Republican seat in the country.

In this week's Voice of San Diego...

Jan 6, 2018

A cannabis-driven cultural shift is upon us, folks, and in this week's podcast, hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts sort out its significance.

The two talk about taxes on pot, the City Council's regulation and permitting of the budding industry so far and ponder what California's new law means for medical marijuana, the...

Dec 22, 2017

We try – and fail – every year to convey to all our readers one basic truth about our annual Voice of the Year feature: It is not an award.

We are not endorsing the views expressed by any of the people we include, nor are we declaring anyone a hero or a champion (though some of them inevitably reach the list by...

Nov 22, 2017

Our country is experiencing a moment of reckoning. The sheer number of sexual harassment and abuse allegations now coming to light would be astonishing if it wasn't for that fact that, at least for many women, the bad behavior has long been an open secret.

Locally, the rising wave of victims feeling emboldened to...

Nov 18, 2017

The winds could be shifting when it comes to the district attorney's hardline stance on pot.

The DA’s office has long come down hard on the cannabis industry. One case filed against medical-marijuana entrepreneur James Slatic got national attention for being so tough. Slatic and his business partners were charged...