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Constituents Stonewalled by their Congressional Representative in CA 49th District

This week, the people of the 49th district are hosting a public townhall meeting in Vista intended to give Representative Darrell Issa a chance to meet with his ...

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Remembering Oceanside

My dad, and OHS class of ’70 grad, sent me this poem from a snowy Kansas City. Thought it might be appreciated by your readers. -Mason Leaf Oceanside ...

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Father Frustrated by Son’s Treatment in Oceanside

My son is stationed in San Diego and has been for the last 4 years. He is the Navy and lives in Oceanside CA. Last month his car ...

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Celebrate the Holidays, Safely

Let holiday celebrations begin! Most festive events have alcohol and they seem to go together like Santa and his sleigh, resolutions on New Year’s Eve and football on ...

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In a Time of Fear and Loathing: A Letter to My Sons

By Richard F. Parker Jr                                                                            You have both asked why I am so worried and depressed about this election.  It’s because so many people and groups are using ...

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Letters to the Editor: Rick Shea for County School Board

Rick Shea is the best candidate for County Board of Education. Many people are unaware of the County Board’s role in supporting all 42 local school districts and ...

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OpEd: Measure “A” Will Repair San Diego Roads and Fix Potholes

Did you know that two-thirds of roads in the San Diego region are in need of repair? That’s according to a recent report by TRIP, a national nonprofit ...

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Letter to the Editor: Hotel Houses

While I thank Staff for examining the increase of and impacts to the community from short term vacation rentals, I’m not sure the draft, as written, is the ...

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OpEd: Proposition 66 (and the death penalty) victimizes the innocent

The death penalty victimizes the innocent children and family members of condemned men and women. These are citizens of this country who have committed no crime, and yet, ...

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OpEd: Sanctuary Laws Make All Californians Less Safe

The recent high profile death of a homeless man in Oceanside highlighted once again the dangers of an open border.  29-year-old Esteysi “Stacy” Sanchez, who was in the ...

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OpEd: Sacramento D.A. ignores SCOTUS precedent that “death is different”

Last week, in a nonsensical and reactionary op-ed littered with Trump-inspired flourish, Sacramento D.A., Anne Marie Schubert, ramped up her personal, public, and political crusade for Proposition 66 ...

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OpEd: No on Prop 62, Yes on Prop 66

Stephen Cooper’s latest rant against the death penalty in California was off the mark on many points. He believes Prop. 66, death penalty reform, is deeply flawed. What ...

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Making the Most of the Leap Second

Thank goodness for the leap second; a second outside of planning, outside of routine, outside of trials and concerns. At 3:59:59 local time on December 31st, we get ...

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Hope for Alcoholism, Bulimia, and Bipolar Disorder

I am a 29 year old woman. I am no different and certainly not any more special than my peers. I am a very proud wife of a ...

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Carlsbad Initiative Report

We were very disappointed in the 9212 report. A key concern is that it failed to identify all of the constraints they were operating under, constraints that call ...

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