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

by Daniel Smiechowski 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...

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. by Daniel Smiechowski 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...

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 by Daniel Smiechowski The sixty-four thousand dollar question is how do we get more riders onto our local buses? Outside the trolley, buses are...

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....