Politically Speaking - NBC 7 San Diego
Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: New County Supervisor

Politically Speaking: New County Supervisor

The first new member of the San Diego County's Board of Supervisors in two decades, Kristin Gaspar, stops by NBC 7's Politically Speaking. She represents the county's 3rd supervisorial district, and two of...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017

Politically Speaking: Affordable Housing

Politically Speaking: Affordable Housing

State Senator Toni Atkins, who represents the 39th District in San Diego County, discusses her bill to treat affordable housing as a bedrock concern for our society on NBC 7's Politically Speaking. 

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

Politically Speaking: 'Soccery City' Sales Pitch

Politically Speaking: 'Soccery City' Sales Pitch

So the San Diego Chargers are history here in this town. What's the future of the Qualcomm Stadium site? Developers are dreaming of a "Soccer City", or something even grander.

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

Politically Speaking: U.S.-China Relations

Politically Speaking: U.S.-China Relations

The U.S.' relationship with China has taken a turn since last November's election. There is "distrust" in the new Administration: trade, geopolitics, commercial relations, cyber warfare and...

Sunday, Mar 12, 2017

Politically Speaking: New City Council Member Barbara Bry

Politically Speaking: New City Council Member Barbara Bry

 NBC 7's Gene Cubbison speaks with one of three newcomers to the San Diego City Council, Barbara Bry. Bry represents the First District, stretching from La Jolla north to Del Mar Heights.

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017

Politically Speaking: Prop 58 and Finding Qualified Bilingual Teachers

Politically Speaking: Prop 58 and Finding Qualified Bilingual Teachers

Now that voters approved Prop 58 --which brings back bilingual education in schools, there's a challenge that schools aren't prepared for.  Where will all the qualified bilingual teachers come from to get...

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017

Politically Speaking: Prop 64 and San Diego County

Politically Speaking: Prop 64 and San Diego County

In November, 57 percent of San Diegans countywide supported Proposition 64, a statewide ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana. Despite the support for legalizing marijuana and the potential new...

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Impact of Immigrants on San Diego

Politically Speaking: Impact of Immigrants on San Diego

Attorney Dan Eaton with the San Diego State Business School stops by NBC 7's Politically Speaking to discuss the impact of immigrants on the economy, and the Day Without Immigrants protest. 

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: SDUSD Budget Deficit

Politically Speaking: SDUSD Budget Deficit

San Diego Unified is facing a $124 million budget deficit and says cuts are needed. Next Tuesday, the Board will vote, and then they'll start eliminating positions and handing out pink slips.

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017

Politically Speaking: Security Inside Schools

Politically Speaking: Security Inside Schools

An NBC investigation into police on campus takes a closer look at the impact they're having on students, some who are getting arrested for their behavior. In California, the data reveals a different story.

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