San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 09:30 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: City's Climate Action Plan

San Diego Explained: City's Climate Action Plan

NBC 7's Catherine Garcia and the Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts explain what the city's "Climate Action Plan" could look like. The draft, to be released by the end of the month, is aimed at...

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 07:55 PM PDT

SD Explained: City's Climate Action Plan

SD Explained: City's Climate Action Plan

By the end of September, Mayor Kevin Faulconer will release his draft of the city's Climate Action Plan, an outline to help the city dramatically cut its carbon emissions. Andrew Keatts with The Voice of...

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 09:30 PM PDT

SD Explained: Convention Center Expansion

SD Explained: Convention Center Expansion

Six years and $10 million later, the plan to expand the San Diego Convention Center along the bayfront is dead in the water. The Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis joined NBC 7's Catherine Garcia to discuss...

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 08:45 PM PDT

SD Explained: Hotel Tax

SD Explained: Hotel Tax

The San Diego Mayor and City Council are convinced the $520 million expansion of the Convention Center is critical to make sure the city can continue to host Comic-Con and other large

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT

SD Explained: The Desert Line

SD Explained: The Desert Line

The Desert Line, a 70-mile stretch of defunct railroad in southeastern San Diego, has been nicknamed the “impossible railroad.” It’s revival has been filled with controversy – but why? NBC 7's Catherine...

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 at 09:46 AM PDT

SD Explained: Minimum Wage Measure

SD Explained: Minimum Wage Measure

Now that the city of San Diego has passed a special minimum wage and not asked voters to do it, the measure will soon face some challenges. The Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis explains what happens now.

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