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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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Some kids just need a little extra help

Some kids just need a little extra help to show you that they can academically thrive. This was the case for my son, Owen. He struggled in a ...

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Don’t be an “Intexicated Driver”

“c u soom”.  By rear ending a vehicle, the typo was made. Sadly, teenage crashes increase this time of year.  Drinking and cell phones are some problems. Many drivers ...

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Perils of Political Hype for O’side Voters

Think deeply before you vote people, lest the forces of greed make a mess out of this city “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens ...

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Is Oceanside City Council doing the will of We The People?

…..What amazes me is how the “new” City Council is moving toward dismissing the recommendations of their very own PLANNING COMMISSION…….Staff Report Recommendations to not go ahead with ...

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Is O’side City Council being fiscally responsible?

This city rocks! And I for one would not like to see it go onto the “fiscal rocks”. It seems there is a continuous stream of local announcements ...

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Jail isn’t Jolly

Be merry!  It’s time for people to gather for their holiday parties.  For some, it is a time to overindulge with food and drinks. Despite numerous driving distractions, like cell ...

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Thank You to the Community for Making 6th Annual Hiyas Awards Gala a Huge Success

Now it can be told, the 6th Hiyas Awards was a huge success and set a record in FACO history with the highest number of awardees, unparallelled glamour, ...

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Letters to the Editor: Darkness cannot exist where good people demand truth

Discrimination and injustice thrive in an atmosphere of silence. When good people feel unsure about offering support and solidarity to those bearing the brunt of bigotry and hate, ...

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Celebrate and Drive Wisely this Prom Season

Prom and Graduation plans can easily derail if dangerous choices are made. In 1992, I was 16 and an athlete at Tracy High School.  My eventful life as ...

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Keep Our Oceanside Beach Palapas, Shelters, and Gazebos Free from Fees

Oceanside has always been known as the “family friendly city”.  Let’s not change that by instituting a charge to use the palapas on our beaches and at our ...

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The Declaration of Gettysburg

When Americans join the military, they surrender their rights, even unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  In return they have certain expectations.  Their service ...

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When politicians perpetuate the death penalty against the will of the people

Progressive Alabamians faced an election night last year that was by turns terrifying and soul-crushing, but also, when it comes to criminal justice reform, vaguely hopeful. While many ...

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Wiping the stain of capital punishment clean

Soon the Supreme Court will decide whether to hear a case with the potential to end this nation’s abominably long and freakish experimentation with the death penalty. That’s ...

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Going Somewhere for the Holidays?

For years, I have made people aware in newspapers and speeches how my life changed 25 years ago after a drunken driver hit me. I was 16 then. ...

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