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San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 07:38 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: The Spanos Family's Wealth

San Diego Explained: The Spanos Family's Wealth

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Ry Rivard explain how the Spanos family's wealth started with bologna sandwiches.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 at 07:46 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Encinitas Housing Density

San Diego Explained: Encinitas Housing Density

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Maya Srikrishnan explain the controversy behind housing density in Encinitas.

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 at 07:05 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Measure J and Measure I

San Diego Explained: Measure J and Measure I

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt explain Measure J and Measure I

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 05:12 PM PDT

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts explain the road map for the legalization of marijuana in San Diego.

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 05:10 PM PDT

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

Find out what State Prop 64 and local Measure N are all about in this week's San Diego Explained.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 08:12 PM PDT

Measure E Could Make it Easier to Remove Culpable Officials

Measure E Could Make it Easier to Remove Culpable Officials

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Ashly McGlone break down Measure E in the latest edition of San Diego Explained.

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 at 07:23 PM PDT

What Loosening of Water Restrictions Means for San Diegans

What Loosening of Water Restrictions Means for San Diegans

NBC 7's Nicole Gomez and Voice of San Diego's Ry Rivard explain why water agencies around the state are loosening their water restrictions and what it means for people living in San Diego.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 03:57 PM PDT

SD Explained: Friendship Park

SD Explained: Friendship Park

The look of the park has changed dramatically since 1971, but the sense of fellowship hasn't. Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Kinsee Morlan explain in this San Diego Explained.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016 at 11:48 AM PST

Voters Reject Lilac Hills Ranch Measure

Voters Reject Lilac Hills Ranch Measure

Lilac Hills Ranch, the sprawling project proposed near rural Valley Center, hasn’t been given the green light yet.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 04:11 PM PDT

The History Behind East Village’s Homeless Problem

The History Behind East Village’s Homeless Problem

This story is part of #HomelessinSD coverage, an initiative by media organizations in San Diego County to raise awareness of homelessness in the region.

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San Diego Explained segments are produced in association with our media partner voiceofsandiego.org and air Wednesdays on NBC 7 News at 6. If you have an idea for a San Diego Explained segment,email us.