Guest editorial: Proposition 61 is a bad prescription for Californians

Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Featured, Opinion | No Comments

By Diane Abbitt You would think that patients, HIV/AIDS and LBGTQ activists would support a proposition that claims to lower prescription drug prices. Yet Proposition 61 on the November ballot is opposed by groups representing physicians, patient advocates and many others because the measure would actually increase state prescription drug costs and make it harder […]

Guest editorial: San Diego County embraces water-use efficiency as a way of life

Posted: August 5th, 2016 | Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Mark Weston When I walk around my neighborhood, it’s clear that a new level of commitment to water-use efficiency has taken hold at the grassroots level. About half the homes around me have upgraded from conventional turf-based landscapes to attractive, low water landscapes that are more appropriate for the climate of San Diego County. […]

Guest editorial: If you can read this, thank a teacher

Posted: August 5th, 2016 | Featured, Opinion | No Comments

By Rep. Susan A. Davis Ask any teacher and they will tell you it takes strength and perseverance to lead a classroom. Grading papers, inspiring students, calling parents, and moving from one subject or class to another, are some of the tireless activities we think of that teachers toil away at throughout their long working […]