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Local Schools Should Take a Worldly Approach to Education

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

City Schools Must Come Eye to Eye with History

Maintain the name Robert E. Lee Elementary School by Daniel Smiechowski 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...


Halloween and Our Escape From Reality

Trivia and anecdotes from a needed diversion by Daniel Smiechowski 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...

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...


Preserve Our Communities

By Scott Gruby As we all know, San Diego is a wonderful, beautiful place. That’s why all of us have chosen to live here. And that’s why millions of people visit San Diego every year. But today,...

Why the Chargers Should Stay in San Diego

How culture and society shape our view on sports by Daniel Smiechowski America’s philosopher John Dewey found little need in religious dogma despite having been brought up in a church going family. The professor from the...


Pope Francis to Address Joint Session of Congress

Historic first inside the beltway by Daniel Smiechowski Coming on the heels of unprecedented social change, including the legalization of Gay marriage in the United States, the Holy Pontiff has been invited to speak before the...

Charleston Tragedy Offers Lessons in Forgiveness

by Daniel Smiechowski While the relatives of the victims who were so mercilessly shot in Charleston, South Carolina have offered forgiveness to a cold blooded killer, a defining moment in African-American history lives in present...


Presidential Primary Election One Year Away

by Daniel Smiechowski It’s never too early to shed light on the more interesting facets of politics. One year from now, California voters will cast ballots for President all the way down to County Central...

Every Mother is Special Unless you are a Male Seahorse

by Daniel Smiechowski Mother’s Day became an official United States holiday in 1914 but the concept of honoring motherhood has been around since the ancient Greeks. President Woodrow Wilson had designated the second Sunday in...


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