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San Diego Explained

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

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 at 08:55 PM PDT

Ideas for Vacant Central Library Include Homeless Shelter

Ideas for Vacant Central Library Include Homeless Shelter

The old downtown Central Library has been vacant since the new library opened in 2013. NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt explain some possible ideas to use this space, which includes...

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 08:03 PM PDT

Investors Seek ‘SoccerCity’ Signatures, Could Skip Vote

Investors Seek ‘SoccerCity’ Signatures, Could Skip Vote

FS Investors is offering $5 for each signature to gain support for ‘SoccerCity,’ a new venue being proposed for the Qualcomm Stadium site. With enough signatures, the city council could adopt the...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 09:53 AM PDT

San Diego Explained: School Bond Funds

San Diego Explained: School Bond Funds

Public school districts up and down the state have been freely spending bond money on employee salaries for more than a decade.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 07:31 PM PDT

School Districts Misuse Bond Money for Staff Salaries

School Districts Misuse Bond Money for Staff Salaries

Local school bond measures often come with promises that the money will not be used for teacher or administrator salaries, but those promises are not always kept. Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Ashly...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 05:49 PM PDT

The Governor's Water Plan and Why Locals are Wary

The Governor's Water Plan and Why Locals are Wary

San Diego gets most of its water supply from far away. About a fifth of it comes from Northern California.

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