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Guest Editorial: Solar tariffs – An uninformed policy

Posted: February 9th, 2018 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

Last week, a proposal that sat on President Trump’s desk for over two months, which the renewable energy industry had been watching anxiously, was finally signed. His signature places into effect a 30 percent tariff on imported solar panels, and while it was expected, the reasoning behind it and implications going forward beckon further understanding.

Guest editorial: GOP tax bills will short-change the middle class

Posted: December 15th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

By Rep. Susan A. Davis

When considering any attempt to reform our tax code, the first question I ask myself is, “Will it help the middle class?” After carefully looking over the Republican tax bills proposed in the House and Senate, the only answer I can come to is, “No, these bills won’t help the middle class.” In fact, they will do just the opposite.

Guest editorial: Make your donation count – 10 tips for holiday giving

Posted: November 17th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

By Paul Downey The air is chilly. You’re humming holiday songs. You’re calculating how much vacation time you’ve accrued. The holiday season has arrived! Amid the festivities, it’s time to decide on end-of-year donations. But in today’s segmented world, with countless charities for every cause, how do you pick the right one?

Guest Editorial: Should environmentalists be hopeful?

Posted: October 20th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, Editorial | No Comments

By Colleen Cochran

Can the city of San Diego become the national leader on clean power?

San Diego’s Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is an important mechanism the city can use to achieve its Climate Action Plan. The overarching goal of this plan is to proactively address environmental concerns so as to ensure a livable and vibrant San Diego for future generations. Through this program, the city will reach for 100 percent renewable energy usage by 2035.