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San Diego Explained

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

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 03:35 PM PST

Why Police Body Footage Is Difficult for Public to Attain

Why Police Body Footage Is Difficult for Public to Attain

In just a few short years, body cameras have become a key part of a police officer’s uniform. San Diego police officers are now outfitted with them and since 2016, the San Diego County district attorney&r...

Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 03:26 PM PST

City Struggles to Keep Streets, Beaches Clean

City Struggles to Keep Streets, Beaches Clean

San Diego has long been fighting a losing battle against poop. Several decades ago, there was so much sewage in Mission Bay, it was driving away beach tourists. Decades before that, there was so much poo in San...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 10:22 AM PST

Potential Short Term Vacation Rental Fixes

Potential Short Term Vacation Rental Fixes

For years, city leaders have struggled to figure out what to do with vacation rentals. Neighbors near them have complained about loud visitors, while operators who rent out their homes or rooms within them...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 05:19 PM PDT

Voting Procedures for SANDAG Change Under New State Law

Voting Procedures for SANDAG Change Under New State Law

There’s a new order at the San Diego Association of Governments.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 10:21 AM PST

State Law Changes Voting Procedures for SANDAG

State Law Changes Voting Procedures for SANDAG

There’s a new order at the San Diego Association of Governments. Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB 805, a bill to revamp SANDAG, a countywide agency that collects tax revenue to build major regional...

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