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A lively discussion of the week's top stories. Local journalists join KPBS to provide insight into how these stories affect residents of the San Diego region. New episodes every Friday.

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A lively discussion of the week's top stories. Local journalists join KPBS to provide insight into how these stories affect residents of the San Diego region. New episodes every Friday.

    High-profile bills making their way through the state legislature

    High-profile bills making their way through the state legislature

    California state lawmakers are moving ahead on a series of high-profile bills, all while negotiating the state’s budget deficit. Then, changes may be coming for how San Diego handles cases of political misconduct and corruption.

    • 46 min
    Long-running 'Fat Leonard' case hits new roadblocks

    Long-running 'Fat Leonard' case hits new roadblocks

    Last week, five former officers tied to the "Fat Leonard" corruption scandal had their felony convictions overturned because of misconduct by prosecutors. What does that mean for the future of the case?

    • 54 min
    San Diego asks CDC to investigate cross-border pollution's public health impacts

    San Diego asks CDC to investigate cross-border pollution's public health impacts

    This week, San Diego leaders asked state and federal agencies to investigate the effects of cross-border pollution on public health in the region. Then, we discuss efforts at Southwestern College to address concerns of racial discrimination on campus in recent years.

    • 45 min
    A plan to restore Mission Bay wetlands

    A plan to restore Mission Bay wetlands

    San Diego City Council approved a plan to restore coastal wetlands in parts of Mission Bay. Then, California state legislators are pushing for sober housing options for unhoused Californians. Plus, it has been 10 years since a tragic mass shooting near Santa Barbara. A new investigation looks into what lessons have been learned.

    • 48 min
    Student journalists' role in telling story of UCSD encampment

    Student journalists' role in telling story of UCSD encampment

    College campuses have become a focal point for protests against the war in Gaza, and student journalists have been vital in telling the stories behind the protests. Plus, we get an update on recent KPBS reporting on the Imperial Valley.

    • 48 min
    The impacts of long border wait times

    The impacts of long border wait times

    Border wait times across the San Diego-Tijuana region are high, impacting people’s quality of life and the regional economy. Plus, a Congressional investigation is now underway into the millions of dollars in fees Frontwave credit union collects from young marines in overdraft fees.

    • 47 min

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