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

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.

SoccerCity: A dagger poised to strike the heart of San Diego

By Joe LaCava Mission Valley is the heart of San Diego. Proximity to nearly everything, facilitated by easy access to San Diego’s key transportation corridors, has long made Mission Valley an attractive place to live, work and play. Unfortunately, that may change if the proposed SoccerCity development moves forward. This massive mixed-use development – which […]

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 […]