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San Diego Explained

Examining issues affecting San Diego with our partners at voiceofsandiego.org

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 07:12 PM PDT

What Happens When the Colorado River Dries up?

What Happens When the Colorado River Dries up?

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Ry Rivard of Voice of San Diego explain some of the laws in place protecting California in the event that the Colorado River runs dry.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 07:43 PM PDT

What's Next for the Old Central Library?

What's Next for the Old Central Library?

Civic San Diego, the city-owend agency that regulates downtown development, says that it would like to see the Old Central Library used in a project that could help spur economic development. NBC 7's Monica Dean

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 at 07:27 PM PDT

311 Service Could Help San Diego's 911 Crisis

311 Service Could Help San Diego's 911 Crisis

The plan is that the new Get It Done App will eventually have a website and work together with a 311 line. The Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts and NBC 7's Monica Dean explain in the latest episode of...

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:26 PM PDT

The Ins And Outs of Bilingual Schools in San Diego

The Ins And Outs of Bilingual Schools in San Diego

The goal is to have all students literate in Spanish and English by the time they are done with the fifth grade. NBC 7's Monica Dean and The Voice of San Diego's Mario Koran take a look at the dynamics...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 04:35 PM PDT

Proposed Sales Tax Increase to be on November Ballot

Proposed Sales Tax Increase to be on November Ballot

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) proposed a tax increase that would fund transportation and infrastructure projects in San Diego. The proposal will now be up for vote in the November ballot. NBC

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 08:29 AM PDT

San Diego Explained: What the County Office of Education Does

San Diego Explained: What the County Office of Education Does

Think of it as the Big Brother of local school districts.

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