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Don’t get stuck with Medicare late fees

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured | No Comments

By Greg Dill This past holiday season, I found myself in line at the airport counter, waiting to check a bag prior to a flight to visit family and friends. The gentleman in front of me got frustrated when the customer agent said he had to pay more to check a bag because he hadn’t paid […]

Guest editorial: Five tips for shopping for the Covered California health plan that best fits you

Posted: November 18th, 2016 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

By Covered California staff With Covered California’s three-month open-enrollment period starting Nov. 1, it’s a great time to shop for the best fit for your health coverage. During Covered California open enrollment, which runs through Jan. 31, consumers can choose among 11 name-brand health insurance plans that offer high-quality and affordable coverage.

Guest editorial: East County church opens hearts, minds and doors

Posted: September 16th, 2016 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

By Hillary Whittington Last Sunday, the pastor at Foothills United Methodist Church in East County took a leap of faith when they decided to present my family’s story to the congregation. I nervously wondered how the conservative and very traditional members of this church would react to our YouTube video being played during the service […]

Guest editorial: San Diego County embraces water-use efficiency

Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

By Mark Weston When I walk around my neighborhood, it’s clear that a new level of commitment to water-use efficiency has taken hold at the grassroots level. About half the homes around me have upgraded from conventional turf-based landscapes to attractive, low water landscapes that are more appropriate for the climate of San Diego County.