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July 27 2016
In California, vote swapping is a serious crime, punishable under the state Penal Code by a prison term of two to four years and fines of $2,000 to $10,000
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July 27 2016
And there’s nothing in the Citizens’ Plan that requires building a new football stadium downtown in conjunction with a convention center expansion
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July 27 2016
One aspect of the move that was brought to my attention was neither earthshaking nor insignificant—but the apparent dropping of Neil Good’s name from the title of the day center was somewhat...
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July 25 2016
You have probably heard that parts of the speech delivered last week by Donald Trump's wife, Melania, at the 2016 Republican National Convention were plagiarized from a 2008 Michelle Obama DNC speech
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July 20 2016
The San Diego Chargers brain trust took its pitch for an East Village stadium into the heart of Barrio Logan last week, and Brent Beltrán did something unusual for him—he stayed silent
lettersforweb
July 20 2016
Homeless people were camped in an Escondido building that was mysteriously/deliberately burned (by the campers?) [“Does Red Cross exclude homeless from aid?,” July 6]
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July 20 2016
I'm going on the record with what might be a surprising opinion: A downtown NFL stadium would be super cool, and so would an expanded convention center
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July 18 2016
One guy. Fifty-two times. Do you know what that is? That is filling quotas. That is profiling. That is harassment. Fifty-two times is a tax
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July 13 2016
I talk to a lot of people about homelessness, and I’m often told that “these people” want to be homeless. This is a myth
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July 13 2016
While Major League Baseball’s power elite belted soft pitches out of Petco Park Monday night during the pre-All-Star-Game’s Home Run Derby, the San Diego City Council was ensconced in its own...
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July 13 2016
Homeless people were camped in an Escondido building that mysteriously/deliberately burned (by the campers?) [“Does Red Cross exclude homeless from aid?” July 6]. People accused the Red Cross...
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July 13 2016
Last Thursday, Mayor Kevin Faulconer, San Diego Police Department Chief Shelley Zimmerman, SDPD homicide Capt. David Nisleit and other police brass converged for a press conference to announce they’d...
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July 11 2016
On June 17, 2016, while in New York visiting my parents, The Mother lost her iPod and mobile phone. This was quite a tragedy given that she only recently learned how to use the darn things
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July 6 2016
Most people who know me don’t question whether this story is true. “Nice!” they say, not at all surprised. Most people who don’t know me also don’t question whether this story...
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July 6 2016
Ladies and germs, we’ve jumped forward to the past, to a land once thought abandoned after the previous mayor, otherwise odoriferous, did one thing right and rid the Plaza de Panama of parking
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July 6 2016
It’s been a while since I’ve written but that doesn’t mean I’m not reading Ed Decker. His column [“Not singing along to that old time religion,” June 29] caught my attention...
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July 6 2016
On Thursday, June 30, a four-alarm fire engulfed the abandoned Talone Meat Market in Escondido. Jennifer LaVine, a manager at nearby Tri-City Car pet, saw a man outside her store watching smoke fill the...
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June 29 2016
Last Thursday, DeMaio jumped headfirst into the local stadium debate with a proposal by a little-known Newport Beach realty firm to build a multi-use stadium in one of three locations with only private...
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June 29 2016
Thumbs up to more than 70 media outlets in San Francisco that are banding together today (June 29) to flood their market with a sea of coverage on local homelessness
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June 28 2016
SWIFT KICKS I'd heard about this ["Pastor: SDPD nixed street feedings for All-Star Game," June 22] from one of my Amikas board members who was collecting info for a phone app we are b

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