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EDITORIAL: Extremism on either side should not drive SeaWorld debate
The documentary “Blackfish” and Point Loma High theater students reacting to it with a public-service announcement calling for SeaWorld to eliminate orca show performances has ignited a chain-react...
Apr 03, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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View from 52: Officers in UC take public involvemen to hear
 It is no surprise that police Lt. Misty Cedrun hails from a small town in the Midwest and community relations officer Larry Hesselgesser is a Southern California product. Cedrun brings that small-...
Mar 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: David or Goliath? Who really has your community’s best interest at heart?
There’s a battle for freedom and independence going on. But this time, it isn’t a British invasion. It’s real-estate baron “Papa” Doug Manchester, the owner/publisher of the U-T San Diego. Manchest...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST VIEW: SeaWorld: The truth is in our parks and people
An open letter from SeaWorld’s animal advocates: Inaccurate reports recently have generated questions about SeaWorld and the animals in our care. The truth is in our parks and people, and it’s time...
Feb 12, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doing it Better: Adrenaline highs
I have my own theory about why some people retire happily and others get depressed or ill upon retirement, about why some people drive fast and like rollercoaster rides and horror movies, and other...
Jan 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flunking retirement
I flunked retirement! This is evidence-based: just look at this column — I’m not sitting by the fireplace doing my knitting in my rocking chair. (Actually, it would be needlepoint in a recliner.) W...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bird's Surf Scoop: To surf or not to surf: that is the question
Having been a wave rider for the past 50 years or so, there have been very few occasions where I have been out of the ocean for more than two weeks or so. These timeouts have occurred due to travel...
Dec 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ghosts of government shutdowns past and a bit of history
In 1995-96, the first of the two government shutdowns that year lasted only six days from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20. Subsequent to the shutdown, the Clinton administration released an estimate of what the...
Oct 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preventing residential burglaries
Every day residential burglaries occur in San Diego. When officers investigate these crimes we can determine how and why a particular home or neighborhood was targeted. Most of these burglaries go ...
Oct 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor’s Office is taking enforcement of dispensaries, food trucks seriously
I’m happy to report the work in the Mayor’s Office is charging full-steam ahead. My staff and all city employees are dedicated to doing the peoples’ work. They are knowledgeable professionals in th...
Oct 11, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Questions about retirement? Ask the Retirement Concierge
In the next 10 years, nearly 80 million people will be stepping into retirement of some kind. Most are woefully unprepared financially, mentally and physically to have a happy life. This regular co...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doing It Better: Our moral genes
I just read something surprising in the Aug. 25 New York Times Magazine: our genes have a moral sense, unbeknown to our minds. They can reward us when we act unselfishly and punish us when we think...
Sep 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor
The right thing, the right seals? When people do the right thing, we don’t always know about it. When people do the wrong thing, we often find out. What was the last wrong thing you did? Was it tod...
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor
Dear editor, First of all, thanks for your great publication. I really enjoy your work and look forward to each issue. I also appreciated the coverage of the bike-share program (“Bike-sharing progr...
Aug 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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View from 52: The lucky summer of 2013 for LJ Playhouse intern
Many La Jolla and University City theater lovers feel blessed to have La Jolla Playhouse close by for a theater experience as good as Broadway. Few people know about the internship opportunity that...
Aug 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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