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Monday, December 10, 2018

The Politics of Discontent and the Mark of Bigfoot

Lurking in the political wilderness lies an illusion of sorts, a mystery to most voters, it merits closer scrutiny and deliberation. A type of shell game runs amok, candidates are scurrying about and glad...

Vacation Rentals are Bad for Clairemont

As it appeared in the February 2015 Edition of the Clairemont Times (minus mock up ad) Did you know that there are over 1700 short term vacation rentals in the City of San Diego with...


Society’s Pressure Cooker: Conflict and Order

Viewpoint by Daniel Smiechowski The recent social unrest in a place called America is as old as time itself. Racial tensions in Ferguson, Missouri on the heels of the Michael Brown shooting by a white...

It’s Time to End the Over Commercialization of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas It is that time of year when we’re headed down a slippery slope of toys for every girl and boy. Consumers will spend untold billions on things that quite frankly, they...


Linda Vista Residents Step Up to Protect Environment

By Scott Sherman, District 7 Earlier this month, my office teamed with San Diego’s Environmental Services Department to hold a community cleanup and recycling event. Residents had the opportunity to clean up their neighborhood and...

Councilmember Scott Sherman

More Pothole Repairs In Linda Vista Guest Column by Scott Sherman   Thanks to increased street funding in Mayor Faulconer’s FY 2015 budget and reorganizations to pothole repair crews, more pothole repairs are happening in the Linda...


Councilemember Ed Harris

Guest Column by Ed Harris     Last month I was outside the Trader Joe’s at Liberty Station where I met Pete.  Pete’s from Los Angeles and came down to San Diego to obtain signatures to oppose...

Clairemont Community Planning Group

Clairemont Community Planning Group: A Vital Link our Neighborhoods Have you ever wondered about that vacant lot or dilapidated building in your neighborhood? Many local residents are often curious about various land use issues and...


Triathlon is not exactly the Sport of Kings

By Daniel J. Smiechowski What motivates someone in pushing their body to the limit for fifteen hours or more in a single event? Unlike horse racing, this sport appeals to all the Kings subjects. The...

Medicating America’s Youth

Today, more than 1 million children take anti-psychotics every year, with under 5 years old being the fastest growing population.  75% of these drugs are used ‘off label’ - not even approved by the...