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Letters to the Editor- A Response to the Oceanside City Council Vote On North River Farms Project

A message of gratitude to Oceanside City Council Members Sanchez, for encouraging well thought-out, well-planned, well-studied voter-preferred development for this City and,  Keim, both of you, for your ...

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The Riehl World: What a Difference Five Miles Makes

Comparing My Two North County Hometowns   By Richard Riehl A year and a half ago, Karen and I moved to San Marcos from Carlsbad. We didn’t move ...

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Letters to the Editor- An irresponsible decision and dirty politics in Oceanside

Our City Council majority has voted to change the land use Zoning in the Farmlands to allow development. They have ignored the professional advice of their own Planning ...

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Sick and Shrouded in Secrecy: Alabama’s Contract to Gas Humans to Death

By Stephen A. Cooper For $25,000, Alabama’s Attorney General Steve Marshall has contracted with Tennessee company “FDR Safety,” to assist Alabama in developing a barbaric new protocol – ...

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The Riehl World: Playing the University Admissions Game

By Richard Riehl I was in my third year as Director of Admissions at Western Washington State College 40 years ago, when our head basketball coach approached me ...

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The Riehl World- Getting to Know My State Senator

By Richard Riehl My 38th district State Senator, Brian Jones, emailed me yesterday. The subject line, “Will I see you?”made me wonder where I had met him, on ...

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Letters to the Editor: Addition of Gas Pumps to One Stop Store Near Schools in Oceanside

I believe the addition of the gas pumps at Temple Heights & Oceanside Blvd is a serious wrong & would appreciate your news group reporting this so others ...

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The Riehl World: North County Climate Action Plans

A Tale of Two Cities By Richard Riehl A funeral was held last month at the site of Iceland’s Okjökull glacier. A century ago it covered nearly six ...

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The Riehl World: Who Owns the Mayor of San Marcos?

By Richard Riehl According to her 2018 campaign disclosure statement, mayoral candidate Rebecca Jones received $50,965 in donations from 180 individuals. Only 53 have San Marcos addresses. Seven ...

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Carlsbad Attorney is Lead Counsel in Under-age-21 Gun Rights lawsuit vs. California Attorney General

Carlsbad CA— A Carlsbad attorney is the lead counsel in a federal lawsuit challenging California’s gun law banning the sale of firearms to those under age 21. The ...

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Op-Ed: If You Live In Oceanside, You Can Help Improve Our Government

Represent Oceanside (RO) is a grass-roots group of your fellow residents working to make Oceanside government ethical, transparent, and responsive to citizens’ input.  We are non-partisan and welcome ...

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The Riehl World: My Do-it-yourself Obituary

By Richard Riehl Early this morning, in a pause in our conversation, Karen turned to me and declared, “Today we are going to write our obituaries.” “I feel ...

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The Riehl World- They Called Her Dummy

By Richard Riehl Every time our fourth-grade teacher told us to open our books for the day’s history lesson, I braced myself. She would ask each student, one ...

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Op-Ed: Judge Marks and Mass Incarceration in the Middle District of Alabama

By Stephen Cooper In 2016, together with former colleague Assistant Federal Public Defender Donnie W. Bethel, I wrote, “[p]eople of all persuasions, political parties, and philosophies have awakened ...

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The Riehl World: Not Your Typical Retirement Home

By Richard Riehl Things are quiet at the Crystal Palace Saloon in Tombstone, Arizona on this Friday evening of August 16, 1881. Saloonkeeper Quarrelsome Karen is badgering a ...

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