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Mission Beach Town Council upset with DecoBike locations
Dear Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer: This is the second time I have had to resort to communicating with you (Mayor Faulconer) regarding the placement of DecoBike racks in Mission Beach. Just to refresh y...
Feb 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Op-Ed from Councilmember Lorie Zapf
As the Councilmember of San Diego’s 2nd District, it has been a pleasure and a privilege to serve as your representative of the Point Loma and Ocean Beach communities! In my first year as your repr...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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David Bowie: Sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and the price of all three
I never had the pleasure of meeting David Bowie, but I did get to know his official photographer (after a fashion) when I began working at San Diego Community Newspaper Group. The year was 2005, an...
Jan 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reminiscing on the Holidays
We look forward to them, and we breathe a sign of relief when they’re over. I’m talking about the holidays. We grumble about the commercialism, guests that come in droves, children home from school...
Dec 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little-known Vaccine Court says a lot about the flu shot
I'm probably beginning to sound like a broken record from 1934, but at least I play it only once a year. I actually prefer it that way, because this is the time of the season it means the most, esp...
Dec 01, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid the Paris attacks, Marianne grows more beautiful by the hour
As you may know, I was an editorial liaison in France last July, having gone to the country's Southwest to help a cultural center with its efforts at becoming an educationally accredited facility. ...
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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SD Airport Authority has concerns with FAA plans
Editor: On behalf of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, I want to thank the many residents who attended the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) presentations about the SoCal Metroplex...
Nov 09, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is this art?
By its very nature, art is subjective. What might be construed as a masterpiece and a treasure by some is trash and visual blight to others. And the problem with public art, even if it’s on private...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beacon's coverage of FAA plans appreciated
Editor, I wanted to thank you very much for your Beacon coverage on the NextGen Metroplex plan. I think your first article written was instrumental in getting the word out in Point Loma, which was ...
Oct 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest Opinion: San Diego’s hunger outlook not that positive
September is Hunger Action Month, serving as a timely reminder of the progress that’s been made to help individuals struggling with hunger here in San Diego. Last year, Feeding America San Diego se...
Sep 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest Opinion: Short-term rentals bring many tangible benefits
The City Council will soon be addressing the issue of short-term rentals (STR) in our city, and their decision could have wide-ranging impacts. Short-term rentals bring many tangible benefits to ho...
Sep 23, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest opinion: Portuguese Park is long overdue
For the past year, the Peninsula Community Planning Board deliberated over implementing an important part of our community plan – the creation of a new park in Roseville. In 1986, I chaired the upd...
Sep 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest opinion: Legalizing marijuana would be a public health tragedy
Many Pacific Beach residents were dismayed on Aug. 13 to see a full page color ad for an illegal “pot shop” (collective) in the Beach & Bay Press. Not long ago there were 25 of these marijuana reta...
Aug 31, 2015 | 8 8 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL on notice for anti-trust violation against City of San Diego
Dear Editor: Today we fans put the NFL on notice and formally submitted a demand letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL’s chief legal officer, Anastasia Danias, that any such proposed...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Fur Ball is a fun way to save lives
Dear San Diegans, A few weeks ago we announced the momentous news that we had reached zero euthanasia of healthy and treatable animals in San Diego. That's something worth celebrating. And we're go...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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