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California’s K-12 schools and community colleges are in dire need of infrastructure improvements, but we don’t think this proposition adequately addresses the financial problem. The money would be delegated to schools on a first-come-first-... more

Oct 12, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor

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Photo by Jessica Bradford

"Now, here’s the morbid question,” says Kathy, the woman we’ve hired to watch our cats while we’re away on vacation for 10 days. “What’s the cap of how much you are you willing to spend if one of them needs emergency care?” more

Sep 28, 2016 12:00 AM Well, That Was Awkward

On June 13, in her recliner, Eurika Strotto became one of the first in San Diego to take advantage of California’s End of Life Option Act, which went into effect on June 9 after 25 years of effort. more

Jun 29, 2016 12:00 AM News 3 Comments

I applaud your articles on homelessness and the effort being made to reduce the death rate here and elsewhere. But I want to interject one very sad reality. I was as close to homeless in 2008 that I ever came to and the night before we were... more

Jan 27, 2016 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

WASHINGTON D.C.—In a bold and historic move, with the winds of public opinion blasting at its sails, Congress took swift action late last week to finally address with some seriousness the nation’s rampant gun problem. more

Oct 14, 2015 12:00 AM Backwards & in High Heels

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San Diego's homeless community needs a lot of things, but what it could desperately use right now is a champion. A power player. more

Sep 30, 2015 12:00 AM From the Editor

I'm writing this letter to say thank you for Alex Zaragoza's August 26 article “The Fight to Reunite.” I was overwhelmed to read about the families who can't be together because of our poor border system that's nothing more than a segregati... more

Sep 2, 2015 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor