San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 at 08:31 PM PDT

SD Explained: Preventing the Summer Slide

SD Explained: Preventing the Summer Slide

While kids may look forward to summer break, their parents and teachers likely feel anxiety that students will backtrack on the progress they've made in the classroom. What San Diego Unified is doing to try to...

Friday, Jul 24, 2015 at 03:27 PM PDT

SD Explained: Fast-Tracking Stadium Report

SD Explained: Fast-Tracking Stadium Report

The city's moving forward with a $2.1 million environmental impact study on the potential site of a new Chargers stadium.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 at 05:37 PM PDT

SD Explained: Storm Water Regulations

SD Explained: Storm Water Regulations

It's not water wasting restrictions during the historic drought that you have to know about. Violating San Diego's storm water regulations could be a costly offense, too.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 at 09:32 PM PDT

SD Explained: More Water Rules

SD Explained: More Water Rules

In this week's San Diego Explained, NBC7's Catherine Garcia and Voice of San Diego's Ry Rivard talk about additional water restrictions San Diegans should watch out for. Correction: In the clip, we...

Thursday, Jul 9, 2015 at 09:34 PM PDT

SD Explained: Hotel Impact on Comic-Con

SD Explained: Hotel Impact on Comic-Con

The number of discounted hotels rooms offered has a big impact on how long Comic Con will stay in San Diego.

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015 at 09:01 PM PDT

SD Explained: Comic-Con's Tenure in City

SD Explained: Comic-Con's Tenure in City

Comic-Con announced late last week that the convention will stay in San Diego through 2018, but it wasn't always smooth sailing trying to secure that deal. NBC 7's Catherine Garcia and the Voice of San...

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 06:54 AM PDT

SD Explained: Water Fights

SD Explained: Water Fights

This week on San Diego Explained Catherine Garcia and Voice of San Diego's Ry Rivard explain how two major water authorities are working together.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 at 08:16 PM PDT

SD Explained: Growing Population

SD Explained: Growing Population

San Diego is growing and has been for a long time. The Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts and NBC 7's Monica Dean have more on how it is growing in this week's episode of San Diego Explained.

Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015 at 09:17 PM PDT

SD Explained: Getting Solar Panels

SD Explained: Getting Solar Panels

Have you thought about getting solar panels? Now may be the time to do it. The Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia show you how coming changes could shift the financial equation in...

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 09:19 PM PDT

SD Explained: El Cajon's Strict Anti-Alcohol Laws

SD Explained: El Cajon's Strict Anti-Alcohol Laws

El Cajon is the largest city in East County and home to some of the strictest anti-alcohol laws in the county. The Voice of San Diego's Liam Dillon and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia explain how these rules might get...

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