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Letters to the Editor – May 12, 2017

Posted: May 12th, 2017 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | No Comments

SoccerCity’s devilish details Re: “Public will decide SoccerCity” [Volume 11, Issue 4 or bit.ly/2oPjysP] I read your piece concerning the SoccerCity proposal for the Qualcomm Stadium site and wish to comment. The proposal, as it stands now, should indeed generate controversy and as one member of the planning commission noted, “the devil is in the […]

City needs structured process for Qualcomm site development

Posted: April 14th, 2017 | Featured, Opinion | No Comments

By Phillip J. Bona and Vicki Estrada With the significant recent interest in the redevelopment of the 166-acre Qualcomm site, the San Diego City Council is being asked to consider and act swiftly upon development proposals from the private sector. Some of these proposals, especially related to a deadline from Major League Soccer (MLS) to […]

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 […]

Know the risks before selecting a roommate

Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Featured, Opinion | No Comments

Alan Pentico One of the best ways for renters to find a good deal in San Diego is to share an apartment or house with roommates instead of living alone. Where a typical one-bedroom apartment may cost $1,050, splitting the cost of a two-bedroom unit can bring each roommate’s share of the bill closer to […]

The civic importance of measures K and L

Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Briefs, Calendar and Opinion, Opinion | No Comments

Charles G. Abdelnour For 28 years I was privileged to serve as the clerk and chief elections officer for the city of San Diego. During that time, I oversaw a number of important election events. These included the city’s switch from district-only primaries, which were then followed by a city-wide general election, to district-only elections […]