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Guest Editorial: Delivery services are the answer to San Diego’s cannabis problems

Posted: September 1st, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Elizabeth Wilhelm

Looking around our city, you would hardly know that marijuana will be legally sold here starting in January.

Due to delays and inaction by city government, San Diego could be the California city least prepared for legal cannabis retail. This is mainly because there are still around 300 unregulated cannabis delivery services active within the city. Most of them pay regular business taxes, and some do not. None will have a chance at legitimization unless the City Council acts soon.

Downtown Calendar: Sept. 2017

Posted: September 1st, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Saturday, Sept. 2

Bike Kitchen – Walk-Up Service: Professional bicycle mechanics will provide minor repair and basic maintenance assistance on a walk-up basis. Bring your bicycle and receive help with flats, cables adjustments, and other simple fixes. Free. 2–4 p.m. at San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd. Visit bit.ly/2g9iPSY.

Downtown Calendar – Aug. 2017 

Posted: August 4th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, Aug. 4  Friday Night Liberty – Art in the Garden: Enjoy dance performances, live music, outdoor exhibitors, art demonstrations, traveling exhibitions and new works. View Visions Women of Mystery, learn to loom with WabiSabiWeaving, get your San Diego-based all-female metal smith jewelry from Thatch Jewelry, see the Monart School of Drawing student mural in […]

Guest Editorial: President Trump must put American people before his business dealings

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Rep. Susan A. Davis If asked, most people could probably explain what the First Amendment or the Second Amendment does. Very few could probably explain the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The recent debate about emoluments may have had a number of people running for their dictionaries. In essence, the emoluments clause […]

Downtown Calendar – July 2017

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, July 7 through Sunday, Sept. 3 San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Summer Nights: Experience an evening of music, drinks and scenery along the San Diego Bay. Various concerts will take place throughout the summer, some with accompanied by a popular full-length feature film. Musical guests include Herb Albert, Lani Hall, Leslie Odom Jr., Tony Bennett and […]

Guest Editorial: End the use of isolation as protective custody in American prisons

Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Christopher Zoukis Solitary confinement has long been viewed by experts and human rights organizations as a form of torture. As far back as 1890, the United States Supreme Court declared the practice of solitary confinement abandoned, noting the high rates of suicide and insanity among prisoners subjected to isolation. Charles Dickens went so far […]

Downtown Calendar – June 2017

Posted: June 2nd, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

FEATURED EVENTS Friday, June 2, through Sunday, July 2 One Hundred Years of One Hundred Handbags The Women’s Museum of California presents an exhibit about the history of fashion, focusing on how women’s lives have changed the style of handbags and 100 handbags from the 1800s and 1900s will be on display. A fashion show […]

Guest Editorial: National Foster Care Month

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

Helping infants and toddlers in need By Jennifer Coburn May is National Foster Care Month and is a time to recognize that we each can play a part in enhancing the lives of children and youth in foster care. Angels Foster Family Network is celebrating the month by having its annual gala May 12 at […]