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Sunday, Apr 9, 2017

Politically Speaking: Mara Elliott, Pt. III

Politically Speaking: Mara Elliott, Pt. III

We may not have "a new sheriff in town", but for the first time in San Diego's history, the new city attorney is a woman. Mara Elliott, a former chief deputy city attorney, was handily elected...

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017

Politically Speaking: Mara Elliott, Pt. II

Politically Speaking: Mara Elliott, Pt. II

We may not have "a new sheriff in town", but for the first time in San Diego's history, the new city attorney is a woman. Mara Elliott, a former chief deputy city attorney, was handily elected...

Sunday, Apr 9, 2017

Politically Speaking: San Diego's Legal Eagle

Politically Speaking: San Diego's Legal Eagle

We may not have "a new sheriff in town", but for the first time in San Diego's history, the new city attorney is a woman. Mara Elliott, a former chief deputy city attorney, was handily elected...

Sunday, Apr 2, 2017

Politically Speaking: AB 1500, the Elders Act

Politically Speaking: AB 1500, the Elders Act

 Assemblyman Brian Maienschein, who represents the 77th District here in San Diego County, introduced AB 1500, titled the Elders Act. That's an acronym for "Elders Living with Dignity, Emphathy...

Sunday, Apr 2, 2017

Politically Speaking: Handling Homelessness, Part II

Politically Speaking: Handling Homelessness, Part II

 The region's homelessness crisis has been evolving over the decades from an out-of-sight, out-of-mind problem that's now right in our faces. Can it really be solved, though? Tom Theisen, an attorney...

Sunday, Apr 2, 2017

Politically Speaking: Handling Homelessness

Politically Speaking: Handling Homelessness

The region's homelessness crisis has been evolving over the decades from an out-of-sight, out-of-mind problem that's now right in our faces. Can it really be solved, though? Tom Theisen, an attorney and...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Legislative Update

Politically Speaking: Legislative Update

We often hear the terms "openness" and "transparency" in government circles, but not always practiced in legislative wheeling and dealing. Looking to our state Capitol, it's good to know...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Political Civility?

Politically Speaking: Political Civility?

 After nine full weeks in office, the new Administration in Washington has had a lot of precincts in an uproar. What impact has this had on political stability and civility, here and abroad? T.J.

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Environmental Protection

Politically Speaking: Environmental Protection

How will Uncle Sam serve the cause of protecting this nation's environment -- land, sea and air -- when the Environmental Protection Agency's budget is being targeted with a 31 percent budget cut? It's...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: A Destination Nation

Politically Speaking: A Destination Nation

Raoul Lowery Contreras, a political consultant, author, blogger and columnist for a number of leading publications and online outlets, talks with NBC 7's Gene Cubbision about the Presidential electon cycle...

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