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Sunday, Jan 22, 2017

Politically Speaking: Is California's Drought Over?

Politically Speaking: Is California's Drought Over?

Three years ago, Governor Jerry Brown declared California in a state of emergency as we faced water shortfalls in what was the driest year on record. But things have been slowly improving.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017

Politically Speaking: Convention Center Expansion

Politically Speaking: Convention Center Expansion

The plan to expand the convention center has been in the works for years...decades even. NBC 7's Mari Payton speaks with Rip Rippetoe, President of the San Diego Convention Center Corporation, and Joe Terzi...

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017

Politically Speaking: America United or Divided

Politically Speaking: America United or Divided

On Friday, Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. But, it was not without controversy. Some elected officials decided to boycott, saying their absence was a way...

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...

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