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San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 at 07:09 PM PST

Communities Struggle to Establish Recreational Pot Policies

Communities Struggle to Establish Recreational Pot Policies

NBC 7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Maya Srikrishnan explain how a shift in public attitude towards recreational marijuana use is forcing the communities across San Diego to grapple with different pot policies.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 07:54 PM PST

High-Quality Craft Coffee Industry Booming in San Diego

High-Quality Craft Coffee Industry Booming in San Diego

Dozens of craft coffee roasters have flourished in recent years. NBC 7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Kinsee Morlan discuss the booming craft coffee industry in this week’s edition of San Diego Explained.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 03:54 PM PST

San Diego Explained: Schools Aren't Rolling in Lottery Cash

 San Diego Explained: Schools Aren't Rolling in Lottery Cash

For more than three decades, the California Lottery has sent money to public schools in the state thanks to a ballot proposition approved by voters in 1984.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 10:13 PM PST

How Much California Lottery Money Goes to Schools?

How Much California Lottery Money Goes to Schools?

The California Lottery has been giving money to schools across the state for three decades. In this week's San Diego Explained, Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Ashly McGlone explain how much lottery money is flowing into San Diego schools.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 03:24 PM PST

San Diego Explained: SANDAG’s Shortfall

San Diego Explained: SANDAG’s Shortfall

Most of the big transportation projects you see around San Diego, like new trolley lines and freeway expansions, are done by the San Diego Association of Governments.

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