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Blessing or curse?

By Dave Schwab… [more]

Blessing or curse? Blessing or curse?

Lake Murray festival faces funding crunch

Doug Curlee | Editor at Large… [more]

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Firefighters save Del Cerro from Adobe Fire

Jay Wilson and Jeff Clemetson, Editor… [more]

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STEMM Day grows at Patrick Henry

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Opinion & News

Guest editorial: Every neighborhood needs to do its part to solve homelessness

By Shawn VanDiver | Guest Editorial

[Editor’s note: This op-ed first appeared online in the Voice of San Diego on May 23.]

It’s no secret that San Diego, and nearly all of California, is in the midst of a housing affordability crisis. It’s also no secret that San Diego has seen an influx in the number of folks experiencing homelessness. I don’t know anyone who enjoys seeing these folks living in squalor on the streets — and yet seemingly every reasonable solution encounters resistance. Read More

Guest editorial: Is the sky falling?

By William E. Kelly | Guest Editorial

The inadequacy of social safety nets intended to protect a burgeoning population of older adults is a political, cultural and moral hot potato. Read More

News Briefs — June 8, 2018

Styrofoam ban proposed

On May 31, Surfrider Foundation San Diego chair Michael Torti and 5 Gyres Institute policy advisor Roger Kube joined San Diego Councilmember Chris Ward and Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry for a joint press conference, to announce a proposed ordinance that would ban the sale and distribution of expanded polystyrene, or EPS, (commonly referred to as Styrofoam) in the city of San Diego. San Diego would join 116 municipalities in California that have already passed a similar ordinance. Read More

Letters to the Editor: June 8, 2018

Trouble with ‘toon

Re: “Cartoon” [Volume 24, Issue 5]

Some of your readers find your political cartoon unacceptable. Read More