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Sara Libby is VOSD’s managing editor. She oversees VOSD’s newsroom and its content. You can reach her at email@example.com or 619.325.0526.
This week, we learned that the 130-year-old San Diego Daily Transcript will close its doors in September. It’s not a household name, but the Daily Transcript is well known among the city’s journalism and political class. The Transcript’s impact on news and its focus varied greatly depending on who made up the young editorial staff […]
Why drones soared back into the news, money for low-income students might now go to teacher raises and more in our weekly Sacramento roundup.
I try to be as selective as I can when critiquing local media. It usually comes in the form of calling out blatant sexism, like here, here or here. But friends, an abomination was rolled out this week that simply can’t go unremarked on. I’m talking about this list of San Diego’s 30 best burgers. Thus, […]
Happy summer recess, San Diego legislators make some new laws and a craft beer law that seems tailor-made for San Diego.
I’ve had lots of “Hey, this is a pretty cool place to work moments” at VOSD but one of the most striking came back in 2013, when we hosted a policy discussion on craft beer. I was enthralled by the conversation, which is pretty remarkable when you consider that I don’t care at all about beer (#sorrynotsorry). […]
Speaker Toni Atkins takes on an Assembly bully, San Diego’s Aaron Harvey tells lawmakers about his experience with racial profiling, Stanford professors chart a way forward for pot and more in our weekly Sacramento roundup.
The good times keep rollin’ here in ‘Murica.
Why lawmakers are modeling the latest in bag fashions, Lorena Gonzalez’s good week and what’s behind Republicans’ road rage.
When I was a student at USC, people would wear shirts around campus that said, “At USC we’re not snobs, we’re just better than you.” Annoying? Asbolutely. But it was a way of embracing and throwing critics’ “University of Spoiled Children” taunts back in their faces. This is newly relevant, as a certain smug Easterner […]