The first new member of the San Diego County's Board of Supervisors in two decades, Kristin Gaspar, stops by NBC 7's Politically Speaking. She represents the county's 3rd supervisorial district, and two of her four colleagues will be termed out by the end of 2018. She served as mayor and councilmember in Encinitas.
So the San Diego Chargers are history here in this town. What's the future of the Qualcomm Stadium site? Developers are dreaming of a "Soccer City", or something even grander. Can San Diego State benefit? To break it all down, NBC 7's Gene Cubbison speaks with Scott Lewis, editor of NBC 7's Media Partner Voice of San Diego.
The U.S.' relationship with China has taken a turn since last November's election. There is "distrust" in the new Administration: trade, geopolitics, commercial relations, cyber warfare and spying. NBC 7's Gene Cubbison speaks with attorney Matt Strabone, a member of the Truman National Security Project. He recently wrote a column for U.S. News magazine, warning of "dangerous and unnecessary" ambiguity in the relationship.
Now that voters approved Prop 58 --which brings back bilingual education in schools, there's a challenge that schools aren't prepared for. Where will all the qualified bilingual teachers come from to get these programs started. Here are Professor Cristina Alfaro, who is director of the Dual language and English learner education dept at SDSU and Mario Koran, reporter for Voice of San diego who did a story about Sherman Elementary Now that voters approved Prop 58 - which brings back bilingual education in schools - there's a challenge that schools aren't prepared for. Where will all the qualified bilingual teachers come from to get these programs started? Professor Cristina Alfaro, director of the Dual language and English learner education department at SDSU, and Mario Koran, reporter for Voice of San diego, who reported a story about Sherman Elementary, discuss with NBC 7's Marianne Kushi.
In November, 57 percent of San Diegans countywide supported Proposition 64, a statewide ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana. Despite the support for legalizing marijuana and the potential new source of tax revenue, the City of San Diego is the First city in the county that has decided to allow recreational marijuana businesses. NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Maya Srikrishnan break it down.
San Diego Unified is facing a $124 million budget deficit and says cuts are needed. Next Tuesday, the Board will vote, and then they'll start eliminating positions and handing out pink slips. The final decision on the number of cuts won't come until june when the state approves it's final budget. SDUSD Superintendent Cindy Marten joins NBC 7's Politically Speaking to discuss.
A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, and 40 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned as a "sick and depraved terrorist attack." Lawmakers, lords, staff and visitors were locked down after the man was shot by police within the perimeter of Parliament, just yards (meters) from entrances to the building itself and in the shadow of the iconic Big Ben clock tower. He died, as did three pedestrians on the bridge, and the police officer.
A woman said she panicked and quickly became frightened during an odd encounter with a man accused of attempting to kidnap at least nine young women in San Diego’s North County – including her.
A large group of parents gathered outside of the gates at Fallbrook High School Wednesday afternoon, many of them angry that they couldn’t get to their kids.
With its wide variety of affordable, award-winning wines and local promotions, there’s never been a better time for San Diego to fall in love with Washington State wine
San Diegans woke up to scattered showers and slick roadways Wednesday as the first storm of the spring season hit the county.
The total number of flu deaths this season has reached 72.