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A career fair that cares

Jeff Clemetson | Editor… [more]

A career fair that cares A career fair that cares

Chivalry and charity

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An idea for more housing

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Good eats off the beaten path

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Law and order candidates square off

Jeff Clemetson | Editor… [more]

Law and order candidates square off Law and order candidates square off

Opinion & News

Letters to the Editor: May 11, 2018

No empty storefronts

Re: “Riverdale Shopping Center might see changes” [Volume 24, Issue 4, or bit.ly/2HFCI1j

So, the rents in Riverdale are “well below current market,” but Mr. Becker hopes to retain the long-time tenants and hopes to continue the record of this shopping center’s loyalty and prosperity? Here’s my prediction: He’ll raise the rent, those tenants who have been there for years will move out, spots will sit empty like most other small shopping centers in San Diego, the shopping center will no longer be profitable, and Mr. Becker will sell it. We don’t need another Starbucks when there is one a block to the east — and we don’t need more empty storefronts. Read More

Guest editorial: Water tax proposal remains poor policy

By Mark Muir | Guest Editorial

Like a bad penny, a plan to tax water keeps turning up in Sacramento. Read More

Calendar: May 11 – June 2, 2018

ONGOING EVENTS

‘Peter and The Starcatcher’
Through May 13
Lamplighter Theatre presents “Peter and The Starcatcher,” the musical swashbuckling prequel to “Peter Pan” that reveals the origin story of “the boy who wouldn’t grow up.” The Lamplighter’s cast of 12 will portray over 100 characters, including pirates, orphans, secret agents, a queen and more.

Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at Lamplighters Community Theatre, 5915 Severin Drive, La Mesa. Tickets are $23 adults, and $20 for students, seniors and active military; available at lamplighterslamesa.com. Read More

News Briefs — May 11, 2018

Junior Achievement celebrates 1 millionth student

On April 24, Junior Achievement (JA) of San Diego County celebrated its “1 Millionth Student” served since the nonprofit opened in 1950. To honor the milestone event, 150 JA supporters including JA board of directors, Young Executive Society members, students, educators, volunteers, alumni and community leaders, attended a press conference and special event. As part of the festivities, students and alum shared their own personal stories on how JA has inspired them to dream for a bigger and brighter future. Read More