Guest Editorial: Give dad the gift of good mental health and well-being

By Michael J. Bailey, M.D. Most dads understand the importance of staying healthy so they’re ready to handle the demands of fatherhood, whether it’s giving a piggy-back ride or a first driving lesson. But total wellness is about more than just eating right, exercising and getting regular check-ups — it’s also about managing your mental […]

SoccerCity: A dagger poised to strike the heart of San Diego

By Joe LaCava Mission Valley is the heart of San Diego. Proximity to nearly everything, facilitated by easy access to San Diego’s key transportation corridors, has long made Mission Valley an attractive place to live, work and play. Unfortunately, that may change if the proposed SoccerCity development moves forward. This massive, mixed-use development — which […]

Bridging the foster care gap

Posted: April 21st, 2017 | Editorial, Featured | No Comments

By Jeff Wiemann [Editor’s note: May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. This article previously ran in the San Diego Union-Tribune.] In my work supporting San Diego families who foster, there’s a lot to feel good about. Every day I see children thriving in stable, safe and loving environments while their biological parents are given […]

How I’m tackling my top priorities in Sacramento

Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured | No Comments

By Toni G. Atkins The 2017 legislative session is well underway, and I am pursuing several of my top priorities while at the same time joining my colleagues in making sure that California remains a national leader in environmental protection and access to quality health care, and serves as a beacon of compassion and inclusiveness […]