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The Riehl World- My Christmas Gift

By Richard Riehl Today I agreed to donate my brain to medical science. (I’ll pause here to allow regular readers of my published opinion pieces to stop laughing.) ...

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The Riehl World- President Tweet and Mayor Jones Meet the Virus

By Richard Riehl Donald Trump says his use of social media, countering what he calls fake news, made him president. This morning, as I watched the DOW sink ...

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The Riehl World: Cardiff Beach Protest Puts Us All at Risk

By Richard Riehl Twenty years ago, Karen awakened me in the middle of the night to tell me she had a sharp pain in her stomach. When the ...

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The Riehl World- Why is COVID19 hitting some north county cities harder than others?

By Richard Riehl San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Agency issues daily reports on the number of Coronavirus cases in each city. Here are the counts for ...

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The Riehl World- Why We Could Lose the War on Covid 19

By Richard Riehl The day after the World Health Organization declared the spread of the virus a pandemic, President Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office. “We’re ...

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The Riehl World- The Virus of Sextortion

By Richard Riehl It’s Cocooning Day 50, with no Covid-9 cases so far in our Château Lake San Marcos community. Karen and I wear facemasks when we leave ...

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The Riehl World: Remembering My Neighbor

By Richard Riehl Our next-door neighbor died last night. But he was much more than a neighbor. He was a best friend, a father figure, and a 103 ...

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The Riehl World- Hiding from the Virus: Living the New Normal

By Richard Riehl It’s Day 14 of our lockdown in the Château Lake San Marcos retirement community. None of our 140 residents have been diagnosed with COVID 19. ...

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The Riehl World-The San Marcos City Planning Men’s Club

By Richard Riehl All three male members of the San Marcos Planning Commission, whose two-year terms expired in December, were reappointed by the mayor and city council in ...

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The Riehl World- What Patrick Mahomes and I Have in Common

By Richard Riehl As I watched 24-year-old Kansas City Chief’s quarterback speaking to the press about his team’s miracle come-back to win the Super Bowl last night, hearing ...

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The Riehl World- Enrollment Mismanagement Plagues Palomar College

By Richard Riehl After a campus visit, a state-funded agency, the Fiscal Crisis Management Assistant Team (FCMAT) issued its November 8, 2019 report, describing Palomar College’s financial position ...

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The Riehl World- How California Rates Schools: Color Me Blue

By Richard Riehl Twenty years ago the California State Legislature passed the Public Schools Accountability Act, leading to the creation of an Academic Performance Index. Each year, every ...

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The Riehl World- Amazon and UPS: A Failed Marriage

By Richard Riehl It was a dark and stormy night at the Riehl’s a couple of weeks ago, when Karen complained her ancient computer keyboard had been misbehaving. ...

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The Riehl World-Ghost Guns, Armed Teachers, And School Shootings: A Deadly Recipe

By Richard Riehl There was another school shooting last weekend, this time in a grade school parking lot in Union City, California, 30 miles from San Francisco. Two ...

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The Riehl World- Papa Doug vs. the Enemy of the People

By Richard Riehl I shook my head in disbelief three years ago, when I learned Douglas Manchester had been offered the position of ambassador to the Bahamas. President ...

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