How Teach for America Tackles a San Diego-Specific Mindset
David Lopez, Teach for America San Diego's executive director, joined us on the show this week to talk about how the program’s doing in its second year in San Diego, and to address some of the criticisms it's facing nationally.
Andrew Keatts | November 14, 2014 |
Welcome to 2016, San Diego (Just Kidding. Sort of.)
Council President Todd Gloria joined this week’s podcast to talk about some of the biggest issues facing San Diego and how they’ll play out politically following Tuesday’s election. One major issue he helped usher through the City Council — an increase of the minimum wage in San Diego — will be on the ballot in 2016.
Andrew Keatts | November 7, 2014 |
Whose Opinions Do U-T Editorials Represent? Jeff Light Explains.
Scott Lewis | November 1, 2014 |
Where Carol Kim Stands on Four Key San Diego Issues
Michelle Monroy | October 25, 2014 |
Climate Action Plan Is a ‘Significant Step Forward’
Michelle Monroy | October 11, 2014 |
Faulconer on Climate Plan: ‘What’s the Right Thing to Do?’
We kicked off our first VOSD Live podcast recording event Tuesday night, with Mayor Kevin Faulconer, San Diego Magazine's Troy Johnson and arts commissioner Rebecca Smith. Check out the audio in full.
Catherine Green | October 5, 2014 |
SDPD’s Staffing Problems Are ‘Hazardous to Your Health’
The San Diego Police Department has faced major problems with recruitment and retention. Brian Marvel and Jeff Jordon of the Police Officers Association join us on the podcast this week to talk through a different approach to staffing problems.
Michelle Monroy | September 20, 2014 |
‘Small Businesses Are the Lifeblood of Our Economy’
Jason Roe, who's leading the charge against the minimum wage hike, joins us this week to talk through the opposition's argument that an increase would small businesses and our region's ability to be competitive.
Michelle Monroy | September 13, 2014 |
‘It Could Happen Any Place’
Chula Vista Police Chief David Bejarano joined us on the podcast this week to talk about police use-of-force in light of the violence in Ferguson, Mo., and his own experience with an officer-involved shooting during his time with the SDPD.
Gwyneth Shoecraft | August 23, 2014 |
Businessman to Businesses: Let the Wage Hike Stand
Gwyneth Shoecraft | August 16, 2014 |
The Uninitiated’s Guide to the Border, Bikes, Beer and Bureaucracy
We jam-packed our live Politifest podcast with guests spanning several key pockets of San Diego. Check out interviews with BikeSD's Sam Ollinger, binational affairs guru Mario Lopez, Modern Times beerman Jacob McKean and strategic communications pro Mindy Fletcher.
Catherine Green | August 11, 2014 |
New Taxpayers Association CEO Hopes to Stop the Boos
Gwyneth Shoecraft | July 25, 2014 |
‘The Last Leg of the Tour’ for Central American Kids
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez joined us on the podcast this week to talk about her recent visit to a facility for undocumented minors fleeing Central America, and weighs in on San Diego's recent minimum wage raise.