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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...

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Homeless and The Cost to Taxpayers

Politically Speaking: The Homeless and The Cost to Taxpayers

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...

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Homeless Population in San Diego

Politically Speaking: The Homeless Population in San Diego

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...

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016

Politically Speaking: Plans to Redevelop Park

Politically Speaking: Plans to Redevelop Park

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

Monday, Dec 5, 2016

Politically Speaking: Increase in Minimum Wage

Politically Speaking: Increase in Minimum Wage

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...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

Politically Speaking: Gaspar Wins County of Supes District 3 Race

Politically Speaking: Gaspar Wins County of Supes District 3 Race

Republican Kristin Gaspar has officially won the County of Supervisor's race in District 3. NBC 7's Mari Payton speaks with her about the win.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2016

Politically Speaking: Encinitas Voters Shoot Down Measure T

Politically Speaking: Encinitas Voters Shoot Down Measure T

Encinitas Mayor-Elect Catherine S. Blakespear and Environmental Attorney Marco Gonzalez stop by NBC 7 San Diego's Politically Speaking to talk with Nicole Gomez about the shot-down Measure T.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Current and Future Status of Immigration

Politically Speaking: The Current and Future Status of Immigration

NBC 7's Nicole Gomez speaks with former U.S. Attorney Pete Nunez and immigration attorney Ginger Jacobs about the current and future status of immigration in the U.S.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2016

Politically Speaking: Immigration Policies in the Trump Administration

Politically Speaking: Immigration Policies in the Trump Administration

Nearly two weeks post election, people are still consumed with President Elect Donald Trump and how he will implement some of his campaign promises. "Build That Wall" became the unofficial chant of Trump's...

Sunday, Nov 13, 2016

Politically Speaking: Short Term Rentals in San Diego

Politically Speaking: Short Term Rentals in San Diego

Short term vacation rentals. To some, it brings to mind annoyance, disturbance - for others it's a chance to make a living or attractive comfortable accommodations for a nice get-away.

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