San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015 at 12:45 PM PDT

SD Explained: Lilac Hills

SD Explained: Lilac Hills

Lilac Hills Ranch is a giant proposed housing project in Valley Center and it's running into some controversies.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 at 08:36 PM PDT

SD Explained: Charter Schools

SD Explained: Charter Schools

The San Diego Unified School District is encouraging parents to send their kids to neighborhood schools, but charter schools are presenting some real competition. Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis has more...

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 at 03:54 PM PDT

SD Explained: Solar Panels at Schools

SD Explained: Solar Panels at Schools

We explain how San Diego Unified is using solar panels now, and plans to in the future.

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 at 09:50 PM PDT

SD Explained: The Powerful Port of San Diego

SD Explained: The Powerful Port of San Diego

We explain the major decisions currently facing the San Diego Unified Port District.

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...

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