Feb 6, 2016

Politically Speaking: Serving in Sacramento

Politically Speaking: Serving in Sacramento

NBC 7's Gene Cubbison speaks with Assembly Members Lorena Gonzalez, representing the 80th District, and Brian Maienschein, District 77, about California's diaper tax and housing the displaced.

Feb 6, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Race for The White House

Politically Speaking: The Race for The White House

The White House race moved from Iowa to Hamphire last week. With the Granite State's primary coming up on Tuesday. What lies ahead? Michael Steinman, adjunct professor of political science at the University...

Feb 6, 2016

Politically Speaking: Enlarging the Electorate

Politically Speaking: Enlarging the Electorate

Are Californians allergic to becoming voters and casting ballots? The numbers sure seem to bear that out. NBC 7's Wendy Fry examines the state's challenge of enlarging the electorate in California.

Jan 30, 2016

Politically Speaking: Unraveling a Mayor

Politically Speaking: Unraveling a Mayor

Lee Burdick stops by NBC7 to discuss her inside chronicle of Filner's spectacular fall from grace. Burdick is a lawyer in civil practice and was onetime candidate for city attorney and Port commissioner...

Jan 30, 2016

Politically Speaking: Branding Our Lawmakers

Politically Speaking: Branding Our Lawmakers

Should stickers bearing the logos of a politician's top funders be in the dress code for state lawmakers when they cast votes in the Legislature? There's a grass-roots effort to put that in statute form.

Jan 24, 2016

Politically Speaking: El Nino Flooding, And Final Thoughts on Chargers

Politically Speaking: El Nino Flooding, And Final Thoughts on Chargers

NBC 7's Gene Cubbison shares thoughts about the Chargers' stadium chase being an obsession in political and economic circles.

Jan 23, 2016

Politically Speaking: Social Services Funding

Politically Speaking: Social Services Funding

In today's economy, those needing a helping hand up from coast-to-coast and in San Diego are looking for extra help. Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Congressman Scott Peters stopped by the NBC 7 studios...

Jan 23, 2016

Politically Speaking: Poverty in San Diego

Politically Speaking: Poverty in San Diego

Though parts of the economy have recovered significantly since the recession, the poverty rate is lagging. What are ways policy can help those in poverty? Peter Brownell, research director at the Center...

Jan 23, 2016

Politically Speaking: Homeless on the Bay

Politically Speaking: Homeless on the Bay

Most of the San Diego County's homeless are found largely in downtown. Their numbers increased 26 percent last year. Many have taken up in areas close by the waterfront, onto Port property known as "tidelands."...

Jan 17, 2016

Politically Speaking: San Diego vs. Inglewood

Politically Speaking: San Diego vs. Inglewood

NBC7SportsWrap sports director Jim Laslavic, a former Charger and 11-season veteran of the NFL, and Scott Lewis, editor of Voice of San Diego, NBC 7's media partner, join NBC 7's Gene Cubbison to dig further...

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Soldiers Pull Crash Victims From Mission Bay

Soldiers Pull Crash Victims From Mission Bay

Three U.S. military service members sprang to action and rescued a group of men from Mission Bay overnight after a car plunged into the water in Fiesta Island.

SANDAG Poised to Ask Voters For Public Projects Sales Tax

SANDAG Poised to Ask Voters For Public Projects Sales Tax

Regional planners are wrestling with how to sell voters on a sales tax measure to improve the quality of life across the county.

'Troubling': UC Campuses Monitor Computer Activity

'Troubling': UC Campuses Monitor Computer Activity

Officials at University of California campuses, including UC San Diego, have been monitoring all campus computer activity since last summer.

'Beloved Mother' Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver

'Beloved Mother' Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver

A 69-year-old female bicyclist was struck by a car in an apparent hit-and-run in Mission Beach police confirmed.

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Serious issues are facing the Republican presidential candidate in their debate Saturday night in South Carolina. The state has a deep-rooted military culture and is still reeling from the shooting deaths...

911 Call Impossible From Broken Call Box

911 Call Impossible From Broken Call Box

Bystanders could not call 911 from the Sunset Cliff's call box because it wasn't working properly. They were trying to summon help for a man getting crushed between high surf and the steep cliff.