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.

Guest editorial: Stop another tax increase

By Stuart R. Josephs Re: “Time for a facelift, Del Cerro? A viable option” [Volume 22, Issue 6] Mark Rawlins’ guest editorial promotes a Del Cerro Maintenance Assessment District (MAD), alleging various benefits such as enhanced maintenance and beautification of medians, public right-of-ways, open spaces, canyons, parks and sidewalks. These so-called benefits are luxuries and […]