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Sunday, Jan 15, 2017

Politically Speaking: The La Mesa Medical Marijuana Discussion

Politically Speaking: The La Mesa Medical Marijuana Discussion

La Mesa voters passed Measure U in November - it allows for legal medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within city limits. On Monday, the La Mesa Community Development Team held a workshop for people...

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017

Politically Speaking: Race Relations on MLK Day

Politically Speaking: Race Relations on MLK Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is taking on extra significance this year for civil rights groups, some of whom that feel the leader's ideals and legacy are being threatened by Mr. Trump's presidency. A Pew Research

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017

Politically Speaking: San Diego Woman's March

Politically Speaking: San Diego Woman's March

Thousands of women are expected to converge on the nation's capital for the "Women's March on Washington" the day after President-elect Trump is inaugurated. The January 21 march will be a momentous display...

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017

Politically Speaking: California Lawmakers in 2017

Politically Speaking: California Lawmakers in 2017

Fresh off the holiday break, state lawmakers are getting right back to work, some of them new. We are also seeing a very rare situation when it comes to the makeup of our state politics.

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017

Politically Speaking: Enforcing New Laws in 2017

Politically Speaking: Enforcing New Laws in 2017

It's one thing to make another new law, and another to make sure people follow it. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe speaks with Attorney Vic Bajaj about enforcement.

Sunday, Jan 8, 2017

Politically Speaking: New Laws in Effect in 2017

Politically Speaking: New Laws in Effect in 2017

It's 2017, and the new year means new rules. Dozens of new laws are now in place involving everything from stricter gun control to a law that allows you to break into someone else's car.

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Politically Speaking: Solutions for the Homeless Crisis

Politically Speaking: Solutions for the Homeless Crisis

What is the solution to the homeless crisis? There is likely no one simple answer, but services for the homeless is definitely part of the equation. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe speaks with Amy Gonyeau from the...

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Homeless and The Cost to Taxpayers

Politically Speaking: The Homeless and The Cost to Taxpayers

There are business and hotel owners around the city and county who worry about what the growing homeless population could do to tourism. It's an industry that makes up a significant portion of the city's...

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Homeless Population in San Diego

Politically Speaking: The Homeless Population in San Diego

The landscape of downtown is changing. The contrast is stark: new high rise condos next to sidewalks lined with tents. San Diego's homeless population seems to be exploding. The questions are why the increase...

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016

Politically Speaking: Plans to Redevelop Park

Politically Speaking: Plans to Redevelop Park

NBC 7 Investigates has found that in two years, San Diego Police responded to prostitution, domestic violence, petty theft, drug possession and more at what's called the children's park in Downtown San

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Wet Weather Begins: Storms, High Surf, Winds

Wet Weather Begins: Storms, High Surf, Winds

It’s going to be a very wet few days in usually sunny San Diego. On Thursday, locals woke up to the beginning of a series of winter storms set to sweep the county.

Anaheim Police Shoot Kidnapping, Murder Suspect in San Diego

Anaheim Police Shoot Kidnapping, Murder Suspect in San Diego

A man suspected of fatally shooting a man at an Anaheim motel and kidnapping a 23-year-old woman last week was shot early Thursday by police in Old Town San Diego after his victim escaped, authorities said.

Neighbors and Owners Discuss Diamond Jim’s Nightclub

Neighbors and Owners Discuss Diamond Jim’s Nightclub

After a deadly shooting in Chula Vista near an already-troubled nightclub, dozens of people supporting both angry residents and the business owners came out to a community meeting Wednesday.

30 Missing in Central Italy Avalanche That Buries Hotel

30 Missing in Central Italy Avalanche That Buries Hotel

An avalanche buried a mountain hotel in an earthquake-hit region of central Italy, leaving at least 30 people missing, authorities said Thursday. The civil protection agency said that they were working to...

Boltman Demands City of San Diego Sue Chargers

Boltman Demands City of San Diego Sue Chargers

It appears the Chargers have lost yet another fan after their decision to move to Los Angles.

Trevor Hoffman Misses HOF by 5 Votes

Trevor Hoffman Misses HOF by 5 Votes

San Diego Padres great Trevor Hoffman missed the cut Wednesday by just five votes.