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San Diego Explained

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

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 12:07 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Homeless Camp Cleanups

San Diego Explained: Homeless Camp Cleanups

The spike in complaints has led to larger cleanups.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 12:01 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: The Nitty-Gritty of MTS Operations

San Diego Explained: The Nitty-Gritty of MTS Operations

You’re familiar with the iconic red and white trolleys and buses you see around town, but how much do you know about the organization that runs them, the Metropolitan Transit System, or MTS? MTS has...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 08:52 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Downtown's Homeless Encampments

San Diego Explained: Downtown's Homeless Encampments

Homeless encampments seem increasingly visible downtown, and the city says they're getting more complaints about trash around them.NBC 7's Monica Dean and the Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt explain...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 01:48 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Who Is MTS?

San Diego Explained: Who Is MTS?

You're familiar with the iconic red and white trolleys and buses you see around town, but how much do you know about the organization that runs them? Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts explain...

Friday, Mar 18, 2016 at 10:48 AM PDT

San Diego Explained: Challenges Facing Massive Fish Farm Project

San Diego Explained: Challenges Facing Massive Fish Farm Project

On this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego and NBC 7 San Diego dive into the massive fish farm project and the challenges it’s facing.

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016 at 02:09 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Fish Farm

San Diego Explained: Fish Farm

NBC 7 San Diego and VoiceofSanDiego partner for this look at the proposal to build a large fish farm off the coast of San Diego and who is opposing the idea.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016 at 09:13 PM PST

San Diego Explained: The California Coastal Commission

San Diego Explained: The California Coastal Commission

Between its decision to ban SeaWorld's orca breeding program and the recent ousting of its executive director, the California Coastal Commission has been making headlines recently. But what exactly does the...

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016 at 09:02 PM PST

SD Explained: Cleaning Up Chollas Creek

SD Explained: Cleaning Up Chollas Creek

Chollas Creek is known for being one of the most polluted waterways in the region. NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Kinsee Morlan explain how a local nonprofit is working on a new public art project...

Friday, Feb 26, 2016 at 04:29 PM PST

SD Explained: Chargers Want Downtown Stadium

SD Explained: Chargers Want Downtown Stadium

This week, the San Diego Chargers announced their support for a plan that would put a new stadium downtown, not in Mission Valley.

Friday, Feb 19, 2016 at 02:25 PM PST

San Diego Explained: MTS's Quasi Police Force

San Diego Explained: MTS's Quasi Police Force

Security guards who look a lot like police officers patrol San Diego trolleys, buses and station platforms. But who are the uniformed men and women, and what exactly are they allowed to do?

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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.