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Sunday, Jun 18, 2017

Politically Speaking: The Chula Vista Report

Politically Speaking: The Chula Vista Report

 Chula Vista is one of the fastest growing cities in San Diego County, and because of that, there is a lot going on in the South Bay. The city's Measure P is already helping fund some big projects.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017

Politically Speaking: Poway Report

Politically Speaking: Poway Report

 Natural gas pipeline built in the 40's needs to be inspected, and possibly repaired, an expensive undertaking. Rather than do that, San Diego gas and election has decided to construct a new, modern...

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017

Politically Speaking: District Attorney Successor

Politically Speaking: District Attorney Successor

There will soon be a vacancy in the office of San Diego district attorney. The retiring D.A, Bonnie Dumanis, has endorsed her chief deputy to succeed her. But should county supervisors appoint her chief...

Sunday, Jun 11, 2017

Politically Speaking: Warring Over Water

Politically Speaking: Warring Over Water

Water rates in San Diego next year will go up by the smallest hike since 2014. More than half of that increase is due to rising costs charged by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

Sunday, Jun 11, 2017

Politically Speaking: SDSU's Future Needs

Politically Speaking: SDSU's Future Needs

A lot of San Diego voters like the idea of redeveloping the site where the Chargers played since 1967. However, a key player has jumped off the bandwagon. San Diego State University on board.

Sunday, Jun 11, 2017

Politically Speaking: Sacramento Report

Politically Speaking: Sacramento Report

 NBC 7's Marianne Kushi speaks with Senator Pat Bates, leader of the Republic caucus in the Senate, about new state legislation that would increase the gas tax. 

Sunday, Jun 4, 2017

Politically Speaking: River of Waste

Politically Speaking: River of Waste

 For all too many decades, Imperial Beach has been been a repository for raw sewage coming down the Tijuana River from Mexico - Even as recently as ten days ago, and its residents are furious that...

Sunday, Jun 4, 2017

Politically Speaking: SoccerCity Pushback

Politically Speaking: SoccerCity Pushback

One of the latest front-and-center issues in San Diego is the future of a big plot of land in Mission Valley.  We won't be seeing this aging structure in a couple years. Qualcomm Stadium is due for...

Sunday, Jun 4, 2017

Politically Speaking: Infrastructure Issues

Politically Speaking: Infrastructure Issues

 One of the busiest buzzwords about San Diego's pressing needs is "infrastructure". Roads, bridges, buildings that make up the physical structure of the municipality. A lot of it's in substandard

Monday, May 29, 2017

Peace Corps Pioneer: Politically Speaking

Peace Corps Pioneer: Politically Speaking

NBC 7's Gene Cubbison speaks with the author of "Kill the Gringo: The Life of Jack Vaughn-American diplomat, Director of the Peace Corps, US ambassador to Columbia and Panama, and...

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Contractor Appeals Delay Trump Border Wall Prototypes
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