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Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

Politically Speaking: San Diego Police Officer’s Association

Politically Speaking: San Diego Police Officer’s Association

  Law men and women from more that 900 agencies belong to the Peace Officers Research Association of California, PORAC. Their president is now Brian Marvel, who also heads the San Diego Police Officers...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

Politically Speaking: San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

Politically Speaking: San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

 The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has been out of commission for years. But public utilities regulators want to saddle ratepayers with most of the shutdown expenses -- about 10 billion...

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Politically Speaking: San Diego City Council Election Dist. 2

Politically Speaking: San Diego City Council Election Dist. 2

 Some San Diego City Council seats will be up for grabs in 2018. One of those is currently held by Lori Zapf, who represents District 2. Running for the seas is Jordan Beane, a former senior multi-media...

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Politically Speaking: San Diego’s 50th District Congressional Race

Politically Speaking: San Diego’s 50th District Congressional Race

 For nearly a decade, Duncan D. Hunter has held the Congressional seat in East County. Political ratings agencies say he's likely to win a 6th term, but he has several rivals lined up to challenge him.

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Politically Speaking: Urban Communities and Civil Rights

Politically Speaking: Urban Communities and Civil Rights

 Last September, protests broke out in El Cajon after the fatal shooting of Alfred Olango who was holding what turned out to be a vaping gun. The shooting was ruled justified.

Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Civil Rights Activists Target SD's Urban Challenges

Civil Rights Activists Target SD's Urban Challenges

NBC 7's Gene Cubbison shares how community activists are working to eliminate complaints of racism and economic disadvantage in San Diego's urban areas.

Sunday, Nov 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Sexual Harrassment in Local Politics Part 2

Politically Speaking: Sexual Harrassment in Local Politics Part 2

Political consultant Laura Fink worked for Mayor Bob Filner, and was subjected to his harassment, as were 20 other women. That behavior eventually cost Filner his office and led to criminal convictions.

Sunday, Nov 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Sexual Harassment in Local Politics Part 1

Politically Speaking: Sexual Harassment in Local Politics Part 1

 Political consultant Laura Fink was among 20 women sexually harassed by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. He left office convicted in 2013. She discusses the #MeToo movement and the outpouring of women...

Sunday, Nov 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Sexual Harassment in Politics

Politically Speaking: Sexual Harassment in Politics

Last month nearly 150 women who work or worked in the state Capitol released a letter telling of widespread sexual harassment. Sen. Toni Atkins discusses what Sacramento is doing to address sexual harassment in...

Sunday, Nov 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Sacramento Report

Politically Speaking: Sacramento Report

 Senator Toni Atkins has been part of the state legislature for seven years, and has recently sponsored several bills signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Atkins shares what she has been working on in...

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