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 of unity in protest of a president whose treatment of women came to dominate headlines. The same day, women in San Diego will march in solidarity through downtown. The organizer of that march, Sarah Dolgen, and participant Sabrina Miller, stop by Politically Speaking to talk with NBC 7's Nicole Gomez.
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. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe speaks with Republican Joel Anderon, from Alpine, serving in his second term, and newly elected Senator Toni Atkins, previously an assembly member, about the year ahead.
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 tax revenue. NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe speaks with Elvin Lai, the president and CEO of the Ocean Park Inn in Pacific Beach. Lai is also involved with the Hotel Motel Association, the Tourism Authority, and The California Hotel and Lodging Association.
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, what it means to you, and is there a solution? NBC 7's Greg Bledsoe speaks with Lisa Halverstadt with NBC 7's media partner, the Voice of San Diego.
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 Diego. NBC 7's Mari Payton speaks with Civic San Diego's Brad Richter about the issue and plans to redevelop the park.
This past election, voters approved a higher minimum wage and expanded sick leave based on hours worked. What does this mean for our local restaurants and diners? NBC 7's Mari Payton speaks with Chris Duggan, with the California Restaurant Association, and Dr. Peter Brownell, research director at the Center on Policy Initiatives.
The former Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, in a change in ownership, will now be known as the Elite Athlete Training Center.
The parents of a San Diego teenager who was kidnapped and murdered while out on a run exactly seven years ago paid tribute to their daughter with a heart-wrenching message and video posted on social media.
A small act of kindness brightened the day of at least one person in Rancho Bernardo Saturday when someone went around a parking lot putting flowers and nice notes on parked cars.
President Donald Trump announced that he would not be attending the 2017 White House correspondents' dinner in a tweet Saturday evening. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted. The announcement comes a day after Trump's spat with the media sharply escalated after he slammed the media in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. In the speech Friday, Trump unloaded on the news media for using anonymous sources, just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rallied Saturday in Vista, urging lawmakers not to repeal Obamacare.
Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman on Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures as well as the energy from resistance to President Donald Trump. Perez, the first Latino to hold the post, edged Rep. Keith Ellison on the second round of voting by Democratic National Committee members gathered in Atlanta. A nod to his margin of 35 votes out of 435 cast, to say nothing of the lingering friction between old-guard Democratic brokers and outspoken liberal upstarts, Perez tapped Ellison to serve as deputy chair.