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Sunday, Mar 5, 2017

Politically Speaking: Prop 58 and Finding Qualified Bilingual Teachers

Politically Speaking: Prop 58 and Finding Qualified Bilingual Teachers

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...

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017

Politically Speaking: Prop 64 and San Diego County

Politically Speaking: Prop 64 and San Diego County

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...

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Impact of Immigrants on San Diego

Politically Speaking: Impact of Immigrants on San Diego

Attorney Dan Eaton with the San Diego State Business School stops by NBC 7's Politically Speaking to discuss the impact of immigrants on the economy, and the Day Without Immigrants protest. 

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: SDUSD Budget Deficit

Politically Speaking: SDUSD Budget Deficit

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.

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Security Inside Schools

Politically Speaking: Security Inside Schools

An NBC investigation into police on campus takes a closer look at the impact they're having on students, some who are getting arrested for their behavior. In California, the data reveals a different story.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017

Politically Speaking: Rise of Peter Navarro

Politically Speaking: Rise of Peter Navarro

Longtime San Diego Political consultant Tom Shepard and Tony Perry, former LA Times reporter, who covered Peter Navarro discuss the former San Diego politico's movement in the Trump Administration with NBC...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: Drone Laws in San Diego County

Politically Speaking: Drone Laws in San Diego County

This week, a Chula Vista 3-year-old had a minor run-in with a drone. The child suffered a few nicks and cuts on her face, but her family says it could have been much worse. To discuss the details of drone...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017

Politically Speaking: Hate Groups in San Diego

Politically Speaking: Hate Groups in San Diego

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, at least 8 different hate groups are active or headquartered in San Diego County. They include an anti-LGBT group, an anti-Semitic group and black separatist groups....

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017

Politically Speaking: MTS Access Senior Buses

Politically Speaking: MTS Access Senior Buses

Aging is a fact of life, and at any age, there are needs. Paul Downey, president and CEO of Serving Seniors, and Maya Srikrishnan of Voice of San Diego, stop by Politically Speaking to discuss senior...

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017

Politically Speaking: President Trump and the Road Ahead

Politically Speaking: President Trump and the Road Ahead

President Donald Trump and his next 100 days. How will he govern? Thad Kousser, chairman of the political science department at UC SanDiego, joins Lynn Walsh, National president of the Society of Professional...

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Border Wall Prototype Construction Could Begin This Week

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Man Sentenced in Random Death of 92-Year-Old in Apartment

A man who tried to withdraw his guilty plea in the random death of a 92-year-old woman found in her National City apartment was denied in court and sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for the crime.