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San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 11:22 AM PST

San Diego Explained: The Politics of Alcohol Permits

San Diego Explained: The Politics of Alcohol Permits

Permits to sell alcohol can sometimes cause predatory business practices and contentious political battles.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 04:00 PM PST

SDE: Future San Marcos Water Shortage Just a Figment

SDE:  Future San Marcos Water Shortage Just a Figment

On paper, there’s enough water for San Diegans for years to come. The exception is in San Marcos.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 07:18 PM PST

SD Explained: School Field Turf Falling Apart Across City

SD Explained: School Field Turf Falling Apart Across City

Several tax payer-funded artificial turf fields at schools across San Diego County are withstanding the punishment of weather and normal use. Now FieldTurf, the only company city school officials did business...

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 07:52 PM PDT

Guide to San Diego Unified School Choices -- How to Enroll

Guide to San Diego Unified School Choices -- How to Enroll

Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego’s Mario Koran explain how parents can enroll their kids in school outside of their neighborhoods, to avoid low performing schools.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 07:38 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: The Spanos Family's Wealth

San Diego Explained: The Spanos Family's Wealth

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Ry Rivard explain how the Spanos family's wealth started with bologna sandwiches.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 at 07:46 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Encinitas Housing Density

San Diego Explained: Encinitas Housing Density

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Maya Srikrishnan explain the controversy behind housing density in Encinitas.

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 at 07:05 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Measure J and Measure I

San Diego Explained: Measure J and Measure I

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt explain Measure J and Measure I

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 05:12 PM PDT

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts explain the road map for the legalization of marijuana in San Diego.

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 05:10 PM PDT

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

The Pitches to Legalize and Tax Marijuana

Find out what State Prop 64 and local Measure N are all about in this week's San Diego Explained.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 08:12 PM PDT

Measure E Could Make it Easier to Remove Culpable Officials

Measure E Could Make it Easier to Remove Culpable Officials

NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Ashly McGlone break down Measure E in the latest edition of San Diego Explained.

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