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Friday, August 18, 2017

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...

Opponents to Mid Coast Trolley Fighting Losing Battle

The Trolley is coming to Clairemont, take it or leave it. Long overdue and years in planning our community will soon be home to a wider network of mass transit and this is certainly...


Clairemont Streets Plagued by Inconsiderate Drivers

Recent community forum seeks solution to unruly motorists. On Monday, June 23 at Cadman Elementary School a group of concerned neighbors met to discuss traffic calming solutions along the notorious Moraga Avenue. Quite frankly, most...

A Big Father’s Day Salute to the Greatest Generation

By Daniel J. Smiechowski They came of age at places such as Sainte-Mere-Eglise, the Ardennes, the Normandy Beaches, North Africa, Anzio, Okinawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima and points in between. They lived through the Great Depression...


San Diego’s Aversion to Public Transportation

San Diego’s Aversion to Public Transportation Despite the good local service, stigma remains The sixty-four thousand dollar question is how do we get more riders onto our local buses? Outside the trolley, buses are not viewed...

The Ocean

By: Emily O’Connor, Age 9 Did you know that the ocean covers 71% of the earth? This means that there is more water than land on the earth. There are five oceans in the world....


Neighborhood Website Nextdoor.com Draws Controversy

Viewpoint Neighborhood Website Draws Controversy By Daniel J. SmiechowskiNextdoor.com a social media site directed at local neighborhoods has drawn scrutiny from some San Diego residents. It seems that some folks are roiled over various political postings...

A Revival of the Old Religious Left Why David Alvarez will be San Diego’s...

A Revival of the Old Religious Left Why David Alvarez will be San Diego’s Next Mayor The French have an old saying, “The more things change, the more things stay the same.” A century ago from...


A Personal Interview with San Diego Mayoral Candidate David Alvarez

If a rising tide lifts all ships, this indeed is Mr. Alvarez’s moment. The current Councilman is indeed both a man of the people and a man of the City. Mr. Alvarez is one...