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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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 Jen Campbell Is Council President | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4139

Late Thursday night, after hours of public calls and several tech hiccups, the decision was finally made: Dr. Jen Campbell is San Diego's new City Council president. On the podcast this week, which was recorded as the Council meeting was still playing out, we took stock of all the moving political parts that are setting our new San Diego public stage. Plus: an interview with Joel Day, senior adviser for COVID-19 response and recovery for the city of San Diego under former Mayor Kevin Faulconer. Support the podcast today at vosd.org/podcast2020 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 A Look at Faulconer's Legacy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2601

This is our last podcast of the Faulconer era. After this week, Mayor Kevin Faulconer will step down and Todd Gloria will take the job. On the show, we reflect on the last seven years of Faulconer's mayorship. Plus: With the most powerful Republican in the region out of office, what's next for the local GOP? Love the show? Support us now! We're in our year-end fundraising campaign, and you can show your love for the show directly by giving here: vosd.org/podcast2020 Get the newsletter for this show at vosd.org/newsletters See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 Why Montgomery Steppe Wants to Be Council President | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3001

This week, we assess Mayor Kevin Faulconer's possible path to governor. And City Councilmember Monica Montgomery Steppe joins the show to talk about why she should be City Council president. Keep up with all our political takes with the weekly Politics Report: vosd.org/politics   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 New Leaders, New Problems | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2840

The election tidal wave is about to crash down. There's a bunch of change coming to San Diego city and county governments. This week, we preview what's coming for the city of San Diego and the County Board of Supervisors as newly elected officials get ready to take their seats. Keep up with it all by subscribing to The Morning Report: vosd.org/morning If you're a political junkie, then The Politics Report is for you: vosd.org/politics See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 The Election Finally Happened | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2584

This is our election night results show. We reviewed the biggest races we were tracking throughout 2020. Hear the big takeaways and results as they stood late Tuesday evening. Some contests and candidates were surprisingly decisive while others still need to sweat it out. Keep up with all our election coverage with The Morning Report: vosd.org/morning See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 It's Election Draft Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3659

Three editors. Three rounds. No mercy. Well, some mercy. Scott Lewis kinda cheated toward the end of the draft. The Voice of San Diego Podcast Election Draft is back! And coming at you this week as our final episode before the election. (The draft starts at minute 31 in the show.)  The first half of the show is dedicated to The Voice Poll and what we found from a scientific survey of San Diegans. See more from The Voice Poll: vosd.org/voicepoll Subscribe to The Morning Report: vosd.org/morning See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 Changes Ahead for Schools and the Board of Supes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2362

This week, we assess the current state of school inequities as San Diego Unified makes plans to open further. Plus, how the Board of Supervisors may change after November. The Voice of San Diego election draft returns next week! Get your picks for local races and measures ready. Subscribe to Scott, Andy and Sara's newsletters at vosd.org/newsletters See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 The Local Ballot Measures, Explained | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2499

You asked for it, so here it is. This week, we review the five local ballot measures for the city of San Diego — A through E. Ballot talk starts at minute 12 in the podcast. What precedes is discussion about the Pete Wilson statue and Scott's recent story about plexiglass and how to safely reopen schools and other things. Get the newsletter for this podcast at vosd.org/newsletters See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 Bonus Podcast: What Would Democrats Do With Control of the County? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2842

Here's another highlight from Politifest 2020. After the election, Democrats could control the County Board of Supervisors for the first time in a generation. VOSD host Scott Lewis leads a discussion with Supervisor Nathan Fletcher and candidate Nora Vargas — both Democrats. They're going to talk about what could change if they were in control. Watch more Politifest panels at politifest.org Get Scott's weekly politics newsletter, The Politics Report: voiceofsandiego.org/politics See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 Bonus Podcast: San Diego Mayoral Debate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3012

More highlights from Politifest 2020 coming at you. In this episode: San Diego mayoral candidates Barbara Bry and Todd Gloria join VOSD host Scott Lewis for a debate about the future of San Diego. They cover a lot of ground here. Watch more Politifest panels at politifest.org Get Scott's weekly politics newsletter, The Politics Report: voiceofsandiego.org/politics See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 It's Political Mailer Season | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2496

The San Diego mayor's race is responsible for a lot of bulging mailboxes and dead trees right now. This week, we sift through political mailers and how each camp is using it to their benefit. Plus: The latest chapter in the 101 Ash St. epic and Politifest memories. Gorge yourself on politics with your Politifest Youtube playlist. Get it at politifest.org Subscribe to our daily newsletter at vosd.org/morning See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 Bonus Podcast: CA Ballot Measure Crash Course | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2555

Starting this week, we're dropping bonus episodes featuring some of the best conversations from Politifest 2020. In this episode: An overview of each measure on the statewide ballot, from rideshare drivers to affirmative action. VOSD editors Sara Libby and Jesse Marx will help you understand what each measure would do and who’s lining up for and against them. Watch more Politifest panels at politifest.org Get Sara's weekly newsletter, The Sacramento Report: voiceofsandiego.org/newsletters We'll be back on Friday afternoon, as usual, with your weekly debrief from Scott and Sara. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 Bonus Podcast: Police Reform with Xavier Bacerra | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2796

Starting this week, we're dropping bonus episodes featuring some of the best conversations from Politifest 2020. Up first is a conversation about police reform with California Attorney General Xavier Bacerra and Alain Stephens, reporter from The Trace. In this interview: racial discrimination, the future of policing and realistic reforms. Watch more Politifest panels at politifest.org We'll be back on Friday afternoon, as usual, with your weekly debrief from Scott and Sara. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 The Navigation Center Lost Its Way | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1945

This week, we hash out San Diego's new homeless planning woes, a suspended City Council campaign and the fluidity of reality around Prop. 15. Check out some of our free Politifest panels, including Sara Libby's ballot measure crash course, at https://www.youtube.com/user/voiceofsandiego Share us with your friends! www.vosd.org/pod See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

 Pre-Gaming Politifest | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1749

This week on the podcast, we're gearing up for Politifest 2020: Pick Your Future. We'll preview some of the most exciting panels, interviews and discussions to look forward to during the week-long virtual conference, including Sara Libby's ballot measure crash course and Attorney General Xavier Bacerra on policing. Plus: A couple hot stories from the 'Jesse Beat' and the Port of San Diego has to pay up. Get your tickets to Politifest at politifest.org Keep up with all our stories with the Morning Report: vosd.org/morning See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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