San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:55 AM PDT

5 Things About Nathan Fletcher

5 Things About Nathan Fletcher

San Diego's special mayoral election is November 19. During the next month, we'll be telling you about the four major contenders in our San Diego Explained series. Voice of San Diego's Liam Dillon and Catherine...

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 09:05 PM PDT

SD Explained: Ambulance Response

SD Explained: Ambulance Response

San Diego is considering a change in how ambulances get to your door if you call 911. The Voice of San Diego’s Liam Dillon and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia explore the topic in this week’s “San Diego Explained.”

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT

SD Explained: Local Craft Beer Industry

SD Explained: Local Craft Beer Industry

Craft beer has become big business in San Diego. In fact, a recent study shows the industry has a $300 million impact on the local economy. The Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts and NBC 7’s Catherine...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 06:50 PM PDT

SD Explained: Barrio Logan Community Plan

SD Explained: Barrio Logan Community Plan

NBC 7's Catherine Garcia and the Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts explain the controversial Barrio Logan plan and the problem with residential vs. industrial land.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:22 AM PDT

SD Explained: Mayoral Election Timeline

SD Explained: Mayoral Election Timeline

The race to become San Diego's next mayor has reached a record number of candidates, but the deadline for anyone else to join the running soon approaching. In this week's San Diego Explained, the Voice of...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2013 at 06:32 AM PDT

San Diego Explained: Special Interests

San Diego Explained: Special Interests

We hear about them a lot during the campaign season:Special interests. Groups of people with goals. Catherine Garcia and the Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis explain what special interests look like in...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 06:55 PM PDT

SD Explained: Non-Profits

SD Explained: Non-Profits

Recent national investigations have found hundreds of charities solicit money for a good cause, and then provide little to no assistance to those they claim to be helping. On this week’s San Diego...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013 at 08:10 PM PDT

SD Explained: Affordable Care Act

SD Explained: Affordable Care Act

In this week's San Diego Explained, City Heights reporter Megan Burks and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia take a look at how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act will impact residents in one San...

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 at 07:20 PM PDT

SD Explained: 911 Calls

SD Explained: 911 Calls

What happens when you call 911 in San Diego? The VOSD's Liam Dillon and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia explore what an emergency response entails in our county.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 at 08:25 PM PDT

SD Explained: Trolley Expansion

SD Explained: Trolley Expansion

Plans are underway for the largest expansion of trolley service in San Diego in almost two decades. NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia and the Voice of San Diego’s Andrew Keatts explain how you’ll soon be able to...

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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.