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KPBS Roundtable

Mark Sauer hosts KPBS Roundtable, a lively discussion of the week's top stories. Local journalists join Sauer to provide insight into how these stories affect residents of the San Diego region.

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Living With The Coronavirus Pandemic

Cruise lines, concerts, classes, conventions, conferences, even conversations. The novel coronavirus is disrupting most aspects of daily life in San Diego, just as it is in the rest of the world.

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Roundtable: March Primary Recap

Our panel parses the (partial) primary results pertinent to San Diego County for president, mayor of San Diego, 50th and 53rd Congressional Districts and Measures A, B and C.

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The California Primary Is Early, Big And Important

What a difference a date makes. This is the first year the California Primary is early enough to have some influence on the selection of a presidential nominee. And there are plenty of important local races and issues to decide.

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Roundtable: Candidate For Judge Posted Racist Jokes On Facebook

A candidate for Superior Court judge in San Diego has posted several racist and sexist photos and jokes. Plus, we've got the story of a former Navy SEAL who suffered a psychotic break after receiving an experimental treatment from a UCSD physician. And we look at Proposition 13, a statewide school bond.

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A New Political Party You May Not Have Known You Registered For

The new Common Sense Party needs some now. And we look at the city attorney's race and the cases for and against Measures A and C.

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Roundtable: Candidates Raise Issues, Money In County Supes Races

The races for three seats (Districts 1, 2, and 3) on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors will determine which party dominates the five-member board and directs spending of the $6 billion-plus budget

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Candidates, Issues In 50th, 52nd & 53rd Congressional Districts

We sort through the multiple congressional candidates and issues in the 50th, 52nd and 53rd Congressional Districts (15 are running in the 53rd!). Who will survive the crowded March primary?

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The Race To Replace San Diego's Mayor

This look at San Diego politics and the city's ability to solve big problems -- homelessness, housing affordability, infrastructure -- through the 2020 races for mayor and city council includes some speculation on what's ahead for Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

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San Diego Airport's Crowded Terminal 1 Due For $3B Makeover

Terminal 1, the home to Southwest, Alaska and a few other carriers, is closer to a major makeover.

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Duncan Hunter Resigns

On Monday, Congressman Duncan D. Hunter will resign. There will be no special election for the 50th Congressional District. Local vets reveal their thoughts on the situation with Iran. And homelessness is spreading to the suburbs.