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The Riehl World: Why I’m Voting for Tanner and Schumacher for Carlsbad City Council

By Richard Riehl On September 10, 2015, I received a developer’s glossy mailer, urging me not to sign a petition to vote on his City Council-approved plan to ...

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Gun Owners PAC Reveals List of Endorsed North County Coastal Candidates

The San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights, has announced its endorsed candidates who are vying for seats in North County ...

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San Diego County First Responders and Community Leaders Rally in Support of Measure A

Fire Fighters and Paramedics Highlight Critical Need for Better Roads, Evacuation Routes First responders from throughout San Diego County came together with community leaders Tuesday morning to demonstrate ...

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The Riehl World: Vista’s Mixed Use Zone- A Developer’s Dream

By Richard Riehl Imagine a city where developers are able to choose from among 57 different business enterprises for a downtown site, either for a single use or ...

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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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The Riehl World: Vista Planning Commission Meeting a Case of Deja Vu

By Richard Riehl A couple of days ago I came across an article in the Vista Press about the September 6 meeting of the city’s Planning Commission, during ...

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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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The Riehl World: Election Day Rx for Tri-City Hospital

Will Voters Be the Cure? By Richard Riehl According to a 2011/2012 San Diego Grand Jury Report, Tri-City Healthcare District Continuing Issues, May 30, 2012, “The Grand Jury ...

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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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The Alemian File: Episode 29- Healthcare is One-sixth of Our Economy

By David Alemian Healthcare is one sixth of the US economy. Whenever we can cut healthcare costs while simultaneously improving patient care, we are helping Americans everywhere. Recently ...

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The Riehl World: Fact Checking the Darrell Issa Campaign Mailer You Paid For

By Richard Riehl A few days ago I received a mailer from my Congressman titled, Getting Results for California’s 49th District. Below the title a quote from The ...

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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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OpEd: Prop 66’s Five-Year Death Penalty Appeal Fallacy Won’t Fool Californians

Prop 66 proponents claim their deeply flawed ballot initiative will turbo-charge California’s machinery of death by ensuring that all death penalty appeals are decided within five years. Hogwash. ...

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