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Friday, October 20, 2017

Neighbors Fight So Others Can Profit

Commentary by Louis Rodolico San Diego has been collecting Development Impact fees (DIF’s) for the Regents Road Bridge for 60-70 years. City managers are uncertain of the exact amount, but it could exceed 100 million...

The Road of Cycling is Paved with Good Intentions

Bicycle Lanes in Clairemont Sorely Underused by Daniel Smiechowski Mayor Faulconer’s climate action plan which includes the incremental usage of mass transportation and bicycle usage during the ensuing years is a step in the right direction....


Planned Roads are Being Removed but Construction Continues Unabated

How and why Regents Road Bridge promises were broken to UTC, UC and Clairemont taxpayers Commentary by Louis Rodolico How is the Regents Road Bridge or any new infrastructure paid for? The city of San Diego collects...

The Catholic Church and Donald Trump

by Daniel Smiechowski There are approximately 78 million Catholics in America. Fifty percent of them voted for President Obama in 2012. Donald J. Trump has a problem if history is a window to this election. The...


Regents Road Bridge PEIR

Program Environmental Impact Report Commentary by Louis Rodolico The City Council vote on the Regents Road Bridge Transportation Element Amendment is currently scheduled for December 6th 2016 during Council’s lame duck period. Residents who are affected...

Are we vaccinating ourselves to death?

Why too many shots are killing America In January I visited a public school in Le Havre, France, where my cousin is the school’s headmaster. What I learned may frighten you. Most doctors in France...


Local Schools Should Take a Worldly Approach to Education

Local Schools Should Take a Worldly Approach to Education In perhaps one of the greatest ironies of our time, the new information age has yet to unleash a torrent of personal desire in advocating for...

City Schools Must Come Eye to Eye with History

Maintain the name Robert E. Lee Elementary School If there is anything that I am passionate about, it is history. The past is immutable and a window to the future. That is why it is...


Halloween and Our Escape From Reality

Trivia and anecdotes from a needed diversion   Everyone needs an escape. Once a year like drunken sailors in a Spanish port we celebrate on the eve of November 1st being the Day of the Dead...

Short Term Rental Alliance of San Diego

By Belinda Smith The City Council will soon be addressing the issue of Short-Term Rentals (STR) in our city, and their decision could have wide-ranging impacts. Short-term rentals bring many benefits to homeowners, residents, and...