San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015 at 06:56 AM PST

SD Explained: Operation Lemon Drop

SD Explained: Operation Lemon Drop

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is using piles of data to target people it says are prolific criminals through Operation Lemon Drop. NBC 7's Catherine Garcia and the Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts...

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 08:58 PM PST

SD Explained: 5 Stories to Watch in 2015

SD Explained: 5 Stories to Watch in 2015

2015 is sure to be filled with controversy, whether you're following a new Chargers stadium or SeaWorld's proposed expansion. NBC 7's Catherine Garcia talks with The Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis about...

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014 at 09:38 PM PST

SD Explained: CA Labor Laws

SD Explained: CA Labor Laws

Differing from other states, California labor laws can change the way businesses operate and workers are employed. NBC 7's Catherine Garcia talks with the Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt about how...

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 at 08:57 PM PST

SD Explained: Medical Marijuana Shops

SD Explained: Medical Marijuana Shops

Medical marijuana regulations are now in place in the city of San Diego, so recently, the city attorney's office has been aggressive in shutting down the pot shops that don't follow the rules.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 10:09 PM PST

SD Explained: Class of 2016 Falling Behind

SD Explained: Class of 2016 Falling Behind

Only 59 percent of the SDUSD 2016 class are on track to graduate, new data shows. NBC 7's Catherine Garcia talks with The Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis about the problems facing the school district.

Sunday, Nov 30, 2014 at 10:55 AM PST

SD Explained: Beer Tasting Rooms

SD Explained: Beer Tasting Rooms

The craft beer industry has quickly become a big deal in San Diego. As you might have noticed, the breweries are popping up more on main streets and less in industrial parks. NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia and...

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 at 08:18 PM PST

SD Explained: Groups Keeping Business in SD

SD Explained: Groups Keeping Business in SD

Part of keeping a city "business friendly" are groups that work to bring in new business and keep the existing ones. With the help of The Voice of San Diego, NBC 7's Catherine Garcia takes a look at the...

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 09:35 PM PST

SD Explained: Lack of Manufacturing Space

SD Explained: Lack of Manufacturing Space

San Diego leaders want to add more middle-class, manufacturing jobs, but they've got a potential roadblock: there's not much space for them. NBC 7's Catherine Garcia and the Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt...

Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 at 10:09 PM PST

SD Explained: Undecided 52nd District Congressional Race

SD Explained: Undecided 52nd District Congressional Race

After Election Night came to an end, one race was still undecided: the congressional race between Carl DeMaio and Scott Peters. NBC 7's Catherine Garcia talked with the Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis about the...

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014 at 09:26 PM PDT

SD Explained: Final Days Before Election

SD Explained: Final Days Before Election

As we count down the days to the Nov. 4 election, the political campaigning, fighting and scandals seem to accelerate. On Oct. 29, 2014, NBC 7's Catherine Garcia talks with the Voice of San Diego's Scott...

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