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Roundtable: San Diego Catholic Priest Abuse Scandal Reignites

Sept. 14
By Bennett Lacy, Kris Vera-Phillips, Mark Sauer

New details in San Diego's clergy abuse scandal, California leading the fight against climate change, and the mission and reality of America's longest war in Afghanistan.

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Roundtable: Battle For The House

Sept. 7
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The battle for Congress heats up, the push to repeal the gas tax in San Diego and the challenges for older workers in seeking employment.

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Roundtable: Final Push For Lawmakers In Sacramento

Aug. 31
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

California's legislative session ends with a flurry of groundbreaking new laws, a Southern California city experiments with paying seniors cash to cover their rent, and Horton Plaza will be transformed into a major hub for tech companies.

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Roundtable: Political Implications Of Hunter, Cohen And Manafort

Aug. 24
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

A San Diego congressman is indicted on fraud and campaign finance charges. Just one of three bombshells dropped on the GOP and the news cycle this week. The allegations, the political implications and the consequences on this week's Roundtable.

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Roundtable: Still Waiting For Answers In Earl McNeil Death

Aug. 17
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

National City police say their investigation is done, but the family of Earl McNeil is still waiting for answers. The federal government argues that cross-border sewage pollution is a local problem. And the nation's newspapers clap back at President Trump and his anti-press comments.

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Roundtable: Convention Center Plan Sidetracked

Aug. 10
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

San Diego's convention center expansion plan is put in doubt, a new deportation risk for international college students, and the politics of California's wildfires.

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Roundtable: The Consequences Of Climate Change

Aug. 3
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

California Governor Jerry Brown says recent wildfires are an effect of climate change, presidential politics enters the race for the 50th congressional district, and the Padres struggle to build a winning team.

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Roundtable: Reunification Deadline Passes

July 27
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The federal government tries to meet a deadline to reunite separated immigrant families, San Diego County leaders weigh whether to bypass its general plan to approve new housing construction, and California's birth rate reaches a record low.

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Roundtable: Outrage In National City

July 20
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

National City faces protests over the death of a man injured in police custody, San Diego approves a plan to regulate short-term home rentals and undisclosed meetings by state energy regulators are made public.

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Roundtable: Reuniting Immigrant Families

July 13
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The Trump administration misses a court-ordered deadline to reunite young immigrant children with their parents, big crowds are expected for the annual pride celebration and the serious challenge to one incumbent on the San Diego City Council.

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Roundtable: Outrage Over Border Immigration Policy

July 6
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

North of the border, the government asks for more time to address family separations as outrage continues over zero-tolerance. While down south, Mexico elects a new president. He's described as populist and anti-establishment, but does he have anything in common with his U.S. counterpart?

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Roundtable: Reassembling Fractured Immigrant Families

June 29
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

The clock is ticking on reuniting immigrant families separated at the border. What now, after Supreme Court Justice Kennedy announces his retirement? And a legal challenge to the Mission Valley stadium site ballot measures. We discuss it all, on KPBS Roundtable.

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Roundtable: President Pivots On Immigration, Zero-Tolerance Policy Remains

June 22
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

The national debate about what to do about immigrants fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries comes to a head this week, while the dream of retirement fades for many Californians. We discuss both on this week's Roundtable.

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Roundtable: Problem Teachers In San Diego

June 15
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

San Diego Teachers who harass students aren't always fired. Terminally ill patients who want to end their lives are in limbo. And how do you help PTSD patients who don't believe they deserve to get better? Tune in for this week's discussion on the KPBS Roundtable.

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Roundtable: On To November, Election Roundup

June 8
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

Candidates still standing after this week's primary are retooling for the general election, with some tight races ahead. We look at what Tuesday's results can forecast about November.

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