Sara Libby

Sara Libby is VOSD’s managing editor. She oversees VOSD’s newsroom and its content. You can reach her at 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 […]

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). […]

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 […]



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