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Sunday, Jan 29, 2017

Politically Speaking: President Trump and the Press

Politically Speaking: President Trump and the Press

A fractured press. Fake news. Reporters under scrutiny. Have journalists lost their credibility? On Politically Speaking, Lynn Walsh, National president of the Society of Professional Journalists, and political...

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.

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DUI Conviction Could Cost SD Surgeon His Medical License
DUI Conviction Could Cost SD Surgeon His Medical License

The California Attorney general filed a complaint to the state medical board accusing Neurosurgeon Rex Lloyd Patrick Rhoten of unprofessional conduct and failure to meet the duties of a surgeon, among other...

Border Wall Prototype Construction Could Begin This Week
Border Wall Prototype Construction Could Begin This Week

Construction of prototypes for President Trump’s controversial border could begin sometime this week in San Diego.

City Adds More Bathrooms to Fight Hepatitis A Outbreak
City Adds More Bathrooms to Fight Hepatitis A Outbreak

The City of San Diego has installed new bathrooms in San Diego's East Village to help combat the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak that has resulted in 16 deaths.

Police Officer Rescues Woman Badly Burned in Fire
Police Officer Rescues Woman Badly Burned in Fire

The actions of a quick-thinking police officer allowed her to rescue the victim in a fire before the blaze flared up a second time Monday, a neighbor told NBC 7.

Sen. Collins' Opposition Likely Kills GOP Health Care Drive
Sen. Collins' Opposition Likely Kills GOP Health Care Drive

The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama's health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators in opposing the...

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