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Guest Editorial

Guest editorial: How I’m tackling my top priorities in Sacramento

By Toni G. Atkins The 2017 legislative session is well underway, and I am pursuing several of my top priorities while at the same time joining my colleagues in making sure that California remains a national leader in environmental protection and access to quality health care, and serves as a beacon of compassion and inclusiveness […]

Guest Editorial: Putting a face on what repeal of health care law looks like

By Rep. Susan A. Davis Opponents of the Affordable Care Act took a major step closer toward repealing the law last month. Republicans, with Democrats unified in opposition, passed a budget resolution that will allow the repeal of the health care law with just 51 votes in the Senate. Within hours of assuming office, President […]

Guest commentary: A Mission Valley persona?

By Steve Rodriguez A civic banner I recently saw flying from a Friars Road lamp post decreed “Mission Valley—Positively in the Middle of Things.” The banner’s slogan made me think hard about the distinctive characteristics of Mission Valley, and how Mission Valley residents define themselves. I must admit, I came away somewhat disappointed.