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Op-Ed: When racism lurks in the heart of a death penalty juror

By Stephen Cooper “Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?” This single, sinister question, asked over a sepulchral-sounding musical score, was rhetorical; for after a ...

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Cutting SNAP Program would Endanger Veteran’s Family

By Khuzema Savai I have a son who is 8 years old. His health and nourishment are my focus. Eleven years ago, I joined the United States Navy, ...

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Congress Shouldn’t Let Flood Insurance Program Expire

Unless Congress takes action, the government’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire on Sept. 30. While NFIP isn’t a household name, it’s often the only flood insurance ...

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Senator Bates Issues Statement on Passage of AB-805

Passage of bill dilutes North County’s voice on transportation issues On Thursday, the California State Senate approved Assembly Bill 805 (Gonzalez Fletcher) that would change the governing structure ...

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Op-Ed: Celebrating Oktoberfest in Alabama with Executions

By Stephen Cooper October is a pleasant time of year to be in Alabama – especially if you love killing. Sure, happening times can be had in pumpkin ...

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The Miramar Air Show: Just Don’t Go

The San Diego Veterans For Peace is now in our second year of working to influence the public away from attending the Miramar Air Show.  We view American militarism ...

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Op-Ed: Councilman says County Sheriff Bill Gore is Willingly Refusing to Obey the Law

By the Hon. Rob McNelis An injustice is happening in San Diego County. And, the person causing the injustice is the county’s top law enforcement officer, Sheriff Bill ...

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International Overdose Awareness Day August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is held August 31st worldwide; events are held to acknowledge and honor the memories of loved ones we have lost to accidental overdose. ...

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Forensic Science Evidence Trending Towards Less Reliable

By Stephen Cooper In January 2016, bemoaning that “the more people talk about improving the use of forensic science in the courtroom, the more things stay the same,” ...

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The Riehl World: Carlsbad’s Bogus State of the City Video

By Richard Riehl Carlsbad’s elected officials like to describe their city as a special place, where scenic beauty mirrors civic harmony. Unlike other city leaders, there’s no need ...

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The Riehl World: Will District Elections Loosen the Grip of Carlsbad’s Old Guard?

By Richard Riehl Two years ago Carlsbad’s city Council voted unanimously to let a billionaire L.A. developer bring a traffic-laden supermall nightmare to the unsullied shores of the ...

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SDMAC Welcomes Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard to Podium

San Diego CA— Yesterday, Friday, July 28th, the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) held a private, member’s only breakfast at the Admiral Kidd Catering and Conference Center ...

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It’s way too hot

In Arizona, where temperatures now routinely muscle their way to 120 degrees or more, folks can fry eggs on the sidewalk and bake cookies in cars giving new ...

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San Diego County Gun Owners PAC Disappointed in U.S. Supreme Court’s Rejection of Challenge

The San Diego County Gun Owners PAC (SDCGO), a diverse and inclusive 700-plus-member political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights in San Diego County, has issued a statement ...

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Civilized, Constitution-Loving Californians Will Continue Capital Punishment Fight

By Stephen Cooper The biggest lie about Proposition (“Prop”) 66, California’s poorly drafted new death penalty law – only missing another “6” in numbering to be properly identified ...

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