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Voice of San Diego Podcast

Summary: This is Voice of San Diego’s weekly spitfire roundup of news. We cover local and regional politics, the environment, education, the border and more. This show features our investigative reporting and interviews with lawmakers and other special guests.

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 Bonus Podcast: The 'COVID Slide' and What it Will Take to Reopen Schools | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1831

At best, students' education is stagnant right now. At worst, they're experiencing something educators call "the summer slide," when student progress recedes a bit during summer months. Laura Kohn, a local education expert and director at the...

 Takin' it to the Streets | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3204

This week, we discuss how November's big ballot is stacking up and SDSU's land deal drama. On the second half of the show, host Andrew Keatts talks with urban planner Howard Blackson about an idea he's floated to turn streets into plazas to...

 Will SDSU Get That Land or What? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3532

Hey, check it out, we found something completely unrelated to COVID-19 to talk about in this week’s podcast. The city of San Diego and San Diego State University are in the final stages of a historic transfer of land. We...

 It's All Very Confusing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1554

This week, we discuss the confusing directives from all levels of government , from sunset walks to homelessness. It's a lot to keep track of. Become a VOSD member to get access to our virtual events this year at...

 Bonus Podcast: Comparing Coronavirus Notes With New Orleans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1637

Every year, New Orleans plans for disaster. Its residents are all too familiar with hurricanes, floods and random infrastructure issues that plague old cities. On this bonus episode, Scott Lewis's friend (a NOLA...

 Faulconer Faces Reality | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2817

This week, San DIego Mayor Kevin Faulconer discusses some of the biggest decisions he's made in recent weeks. Plus: "Open up" protests and San Diego's true testing capacity. "Voice of San Diego at Home" is our livestream...

 What to Watch for as the Budget Moves Forward | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2068

This week, we talk about the coronavirus impact on San Diego's air quality, homelessness and the mayor's budget proposal — one unlike any that's preceded it. Check out our new video series, "Voice of San Diego at Home" on...

 World War C, Starring the Zombie Convention Center Measure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2250

This week, the San Diego City Council voted to amend the language certifying the election so it did not state that Measure C required to pass. That means the zombie measure could rise once again if the courts eventually determine...

 Leaders Be Leadin' | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1932

This week, we assess how local leaders are responding to the coronavirus crisis. From park closures to hotel rooms converted to quarantine facilities to ... maritime happenings, San Diego has seen some real "leadering" lately....

 A Crucial Week | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2053

This is our second week recording the podcast from "coronavirusland." And the news hasn't stopped. It is the opposite of stopped. As the economy — and work at large — slowed to stem the spread of coronavirus, a lot of confusion and mixed...

 A New Reality | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1650

This week, we had to take a moment just to try to process what has happened over the last week and how dramatically it has changed our lives and local public affairs. We talked about that and a couple of the moments that...

 Our Not-So-Live Election Roundtable | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3719

This week, we hold a post-election roundtable with two guests. San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey and Democratic consultant Eva Posner join the show to talk about the biggest races from the primary, and how San Diego's political landscape...

 Our Quick and Dirty Election Night Takes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2310

Well, the election happened. We recorded this episode the night of Super Tuesday as the results came in. We’ve got the latest updates and analysis on the biggest races for the region and a good idea of how things are shaping up for the...

 The Voice of San Diego Election Draft Returns | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2738

You've been waiting for it. We've been fielding calls and emails for months begging for its return. And luckily, even though it's just late February, the primary is upon us. Election Day is next week. So here for you this week is: THE Voice...

 Bonus Podcast: The Return of City Attorney Mara Elliott | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2627

It's been four years since City Attorney Mara Elliott joined the podcast. VOSD's Scott Lewis has been waiting eagerly. Now, as Elliott faces reelection for her job as top lawyer for the city, she joins Lewis to talk about...

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