San Diego Explained

San Diego Explained

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

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...

Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 at 09:30 AM PDT

San Diego Explained: Recall

San Diego Explained: Recall

We wanted to take a closer look at the recall effort that's underway. Recalling a mayor is a very complex process, extremely difficult to pull off. VoiceofSanDiego's Scott Lewis and NBC 7's Catherine...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 at 11:09 AM PDT

Sex Harassment vs Sexual Battery

Sex Harassment vs Sexual Battery

Three women have now come forward accusing Mayor Bob Filner of inappropriate behavior. To give you a bit more perspective on what might come next, voiceofsandiego's Lisa Halverstadt and Catherine Garcia explain...

Sunday, Jul 28, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT

SD Explains: Street Lights

SD Explains: Street Lights

If you live in San Diego and want to bring more street lights to your block, you could be in for quite a process. Liam Dillon with voiceofsandiego and NBC 7's Catherine Garcia explain why.

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 at 02:13 PM PDT

SD Explained: Strong Mayor

SD Explained: Strong Mayor

Recently, the mayor has been refusing to sign checks, vetoing more City Council decisions than ever before. Basically, using his so-called "strong mayor" power in some surprising new

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 07:50 AM PDT

SD Explained: Redevelopment

SD Explained: Redevelopment

The Voice of San Diego's Andrew Keatts -- and Catherine Garcia explain what the City of San Diego is doing right now in place of redevelopment. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT

SD Explained: Homeless Funding

SD Explained: Homeless Funding

Kelly Bennett from Voice of San Diego and NBC 7 anchor Catherine Garcia explain how the city's various homelessness projects fit together -- and what gaps still exist. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:52 AM PDT

SD Explained: School Performance

SD Explained: School Performance

Catherine Garcia and Voice of San Diego's Will Carless explain how San Diego Unified School District is facing a few hurdles in its school's performance. Get more from voiceofsandiego.org here.

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