spin092816
Sept. 28 2016
The county Democratic Party has endorsed Measure D, which would raise the so-called transient occupancy tax to 15.5 percent from 10.5 percent and create pathways for future decisions about expanded convention-center...
lettersforweb
Sept. 28 2016
Thank you, Aaryn Belfer, for your column of Sept. 14, “Keeping Kaepernick in the headlines.” Keep it up, sister. Don’t back down, don’t tone it down, don’t sugarcoat the truth
amanda_schultz
Sept. 28 2016
The last week of September (Hunger Action Month) was quickly disappearing, and I’d yet to live up to a commitment to participate in the CalFresh Challenge
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Sept. 27 2016
"I'm not okay," says my friend Keith Wallace when I check in on him. Wallace, with the help of director Deborah Stein, is in the process of re-staging his hit one-man play, The Bitter Game, for the 2017...
spin092116
Sept. 21 2016
It seems like only yesterday that termed-out San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria, close to punching his ticket for new adventures in Sacramento, was basking in the glow after voters in June overwhelmingly...
lettersforweb
Sept. 21 2016
Regarding kneeling during the National Anthem [Keeping Kaepernick in the headlines, Sept. 14]: The American flag and the National Anthem don’t represent perfection in our society—that’s...
lester2012
Sept. 21 2016
Just a reminder: The 90-minute debate—with no potty breaks—will be divided into six 15-minute segments. Two of each of those segments will focus on topics you chose: America’s Direction,...
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Sept. 19 2016
Here's a fact that is so factual it's whack! In 2003, A Dutch scientist named Kees Moeliker won a Noble Prize in Biology for his paper about a male mallard he observed humping the anus of a deceased male...
lettersforweb
Sept. 13 2016
I seldom get angry enough to respond to an article that irks me. But your ["The shell game that is Measure C," Sept. 7] article infuriated me with its backward thinking rehash of the same tired "taxes...
spin091416
Sept. 13 2016
Last Thursday, commissioners convened again to choose between two visions proposed for the 57 acres that comprise the eastern portion of Harbor Island and the emptying car-rental property across from Lindbergh...
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Sept. 13 2016
Measure K would eliminate the 50-percent-plus-one rule and require that the top two vote getters in city office primaries always move on to a November runoff—same as the laws that apply to state...
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Sept. 12 2016
It's a scary thing to sit out a patriotic ritual in a country rabid with patriotism. I say this as a private citizen who stopped saying the Pledge of Allegiance way back in high school
foutswaterboy
Sept. 7 2016
In Las Vegas, billionaire Sheldon Adelson—who owns The Venetian and The Palazzo and casinos all over the world—wants to build a 65,000-seat domed football stadium to lure the Oakland Raiders...
spin090716
Sept. 7 2016
Everybody thinks it’s way past time for this mayor to get off the crapper and finally weigh in on The Monumental Measures of the Millienium
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Sept. 6 2016
He fired a shot across the bow of the privileged majority and now the glaring red rockets of reactionary defensiveness are bursting around him. This is especially true on the social media pages where the...
spin_083116
Aug. 30 2016
When it comes to big-ticket-item decision-making, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer rewrote the book on indecisiveness, decorating the practice with glittery baubles of alleged earnestness, attention to...
kaepernickeditorial
Aug. 30 2016
Let's see, what exactly did Colin Kaepernick do to draw monumental scorn from maddened hordes with molten lava spewing from their ears?
aaryn1-web
Aug. 29 2016
That photo of me up there on this page is a lie. Not the unintended smirk—that part is just my face and short of reconstructive surgery or shock therapy, there is nothing to be done about that
lettersforweb
Aug. 24 2016
It remains to be seen whether Darrell Issa’s endorsement of Trump will hurt him [“Support of Trump could send Issa packing,” Aug. 10] but if it doesn’t, it should come as no surprise....
spin082316
Aug. 24 2016
When news broke last week that the four-year nuclear war between activist attorney Cory Briggs and the Tourism Marketing District over the agency’s funding method was headed for a fizzling conclusion,...

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