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San Diego Explained

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

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 02:57 PM PDT

SD Explained: County Office of Education Leadership

SD Explained: County Office of Education Leadership

In the June primary, most voters in San Diego County will be asked to choose new leadership for the San Diego County Office of Education, even though it isn't their local school district. Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis explain what the agency does and why people are fighting to lead it.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 03:22 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Needed Repairs at Balboa Park

San Diego Explained: Needed Repairs at Balboa Park

We all love Balboa Park. But, there's a long list of infrastructure and repair needs for many of its iconic buildings. NBC 7 San Diego's Monica Dean and the Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt explain why the city's fallen behind in addressing them.

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 at 04:13 PM PDT

What the Law Says About Street Performers

What the Law Says About Street Performers

Should selling handmade crafts be treated the same as performing a magic trick or music?

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM PDT

San Diego Explained: Rules for Buskers

San Diego Explained: Rules for Buskers

You can find street performers in Balboa Park and other areas of the city, but what rules do they have to follow? NBC 7's Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Kinsee Morlan explain the freedoms and regulations guiding these artists and musicians.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 11:58 AM PDT

Encinitas Sued Over State Affordable Housing Law

Encinitas Sued Over State Affordable Housing Law

Residents oppose a state law that allows developers to add more units if they include low income housing.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 12:07 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Homeless Camp Cleanups

San Diego Explained: Homeless Camp Cleanups

The spike in complaints has led to larger cleanups.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 12:01 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: The Nitty-Gritty of MTS Operations

San Diego Explained: The Nitty-Gritty of MTS Operations

You’re familiar with the iconic red and white trolleys and buses you see around town, but how much do you know about the organization that runs them, the Metropolitan Transit System, or MTS? MTS has...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 08:52 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Downtown's Homeless Encampments

San Diego Explained: Downtown's Homeless Encampments

Homeless encampments seem increasingly visible downtown, and the city says they're getting more complaints about trash around them.NBC 7's Monica Dean and the Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt explain what the city's doing to address concerns and the controversy surrounding it.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 01:48 PM PDT

San Diego Explained: Who Is MTS?

San Diego Explained: Who Is MTS?

You're familiar with the iconic red and white trolleys and buses you see around town, but how much do you know about the organization that runs them? Monica Dean and Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts explain who the Metropolitan Transit System is and what they do.

Friday, Mar 18, 2016 at 10:48 AM PDT

San Diego Explained: Challenges Facing Massive Fish Farm Project

San Diego Explained: Challenges Facing Massive Fish Farm Project

On this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego and NBC 7 San Diego dive into the massive fish farm project and the challenges it’s facing.

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