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San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 12:02 PM PDT

SD Explained: Power Struggle

SD Explained: Power Struggle

A power struggle over electricity use in San Diego and across the state.  In this San Diego Explained:  the effort to save money, by getting into the electricty business.  

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 07:21 PM PDT

San Diego's Power Structures Explained

San Diego's Power Structures Explained

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis explain the importance of the City Attorney's role in San Diego city power structure.

Friday, Jun 30, 2017 at 03:44 PM PDT

San Diego Police Recruitment Remains Low

San Diego Police Recruitment Remains Low

In 2012, the San Diego Police Department announced its plan to hire more officers within the next five years. The goal was to add 150 officers to its force by 2017. Yet the department has fewer officers than it...

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 07:50 PM PDT

San Diego County Council Debates New Budget Proposal

San Diego County Council Debates New Budget Proposal

San Diego County council supervisors have been debating what to do with San Diego budget reserves, and now there is a new proposal on the table. NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt...

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017 at 05:20 PM PDT

Downsides of the East Village Building Boom

Downsides of the East Village Building Boom

An unprecedented building boom is under way in East Village and it's causing some concerns.

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 11:30 PM PDT

Concerns Over Construction Boom in East Village

Concerns Over Construction Boom in East Village

There is a construction boom in Downtown San Diego, with about 25 projects in the works. The Voice of San Diego's Kinsee Morlan has details on how neighbors are reacting.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 12:45 PM PDT

The High Cost of Housing in San Diego and Possible Solutions

The High Cost of Housing in San Diego and Possible Solutions

San Diego is facing a housing shortage, and it's causing rent and home prices to soar.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 05:26 PM PDT

Rifts Deepen in Organized Labor Groups in San Diego

Rifts Deepen in Organized Labor Groups in San Diego

Tension and animosity are driving a wedge between local organized labor groups right now.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 09:54 PM PDT

Explaining San Diego’s Rising Housing Prices

Explaining San Diego’s Rising Housing Prices

San Diego housing market prices are continuing to increase. NBC 7’s Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Maya Srikrishnan explain why and what politicians are trying to do about it.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:23 PM PDT

Labor Unions in San Diego

Labor Unions in San Diego

The San Diego-Imperial Counties Labor Council is a federation of labor unions—but it’s not a union itself. NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis explain.

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