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Letter to editor: Homeless population can be better citizens
First and foremost, I would like to thank anyone taking a moment to read this letter. You are the basis of why I want this to work. I know first hand (because I’m out here too) just how difficult i...
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: Paint our streets for safety, comfort, and visibility
Editor: It was evident last Thursday at the Peninsula Community Planning Board that the community supports safe and comfortable bike facilities throughout our communities. The board was presented w...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: San Diego Unified School Board responsible for budget deficit
The San Diego Unified School Board of Trustees and the superintendent are entirely responsible for the current budget deficit. For more than three years, SDUSD has operated with budgets that relied...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: Emergency calls routed to SD Fire Dispatch may cause delays for lifeguards
Editor: On Dec. 15, the San Diego Lifeguard River Rescue team members were holding a deployment briefing prior to an imminent storm. Fifteen minutes before they were to deploy, they were given a ne...
Feb 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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What if California were a country? #Calexit
Some say our country is more divided than ever, and a movement in California is calling into question whether or not our nation is truly "indivisible." Starting this month, a group of secessionists...
Feb 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opinion: Safety signage needed near Santa Cruz Cove
The rocky shore between the Ocean Beach Pier and Santa Cruz Cove is an area that has claimed several lives. On Jan. 21, two women were swept into the water at Santa Cruz Cove. Lifeguards responded ...
Jan 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego small businesses brace for instability as Congress moves to repeal ACA and gut other health programs
In a major setback for small business owners and entrepreneurs, the House voted to move forward with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Small business owners in San Diego say repealing the heal...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water bill a ‘WIIN’ for U.S. coastlines
On Dec. 10, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed S.612, the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act” or the “WIIN Act” (also known as the Water Resource Development Act ...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opinion: Making a case for the coast
Elections are great for drama… the winners and losers, the big comebacks and the just falling short, the unexpected and even the unimaginable. Once the dust settles, however, you still need to gove...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: New lighting not needed on Newport Ave.
Editor: I would like to comment on the “OB rethinking Newport Ave” article in the Sept. 1 issue of the Peninsula Beacon. I read with great interest the frustratingly brief “wish list” regarding imp...
Nov 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heartbroken over a stolen bike? Tips to protect your bike
I know the feeling all too well and it is never easy to have your personal belongings stolen, what less your mode of transportation. It is frustrating, it is a violation, and it is wrong. Unfortuna...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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On becoming ninety
I often still feel like a spring chicken, but I’m coming to realize I’m really just an old hen. So this column is to prepare all of my readers who, if they are lucky enough, also reach 90. What is ...
Oct 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Environmental oversight crucial to beach restoration
Millions of us went to the beach this summer, and it is unlikely even a handful of us considered whether we were on a restored beach (there’s a good chance you were) and what goes into making it po...
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is it like to live in a retirement community?
“It is windy today!” “No it’s not Wednesday today; it’s Thursday!” “You’re thirsty?” If you live in a retirement community, you may have heard a similar conversation followed by peals of laughter. ...
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Removing Bond Street stoplight may alleviate some traffic on Garnet
Editor: There are two reasons for the perpetually congested traffic on Garnet Avenue westbound from Mission Bay Drive. The first is an old problem: the stoplight at Bond Street and Garnet Avenue se...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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