Category archives for: Opinion

From the editor: Signs of the times

This is one of those years where not only are there signs for candidates, but against them as well. Negative campaigning, just like many political ads on television.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Oct. 16, 2014

Teachers and politics highlight topics covered this week by our letter writers.

In celebration of National Newspaper Week

Despite what a few might have you believe, newspapers are far from dead.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Oct. 9, 2014

Readers (and a San Diego City Council member), comment on topics ranging from a congressman and state senator to the need for flu shots.

Editorial: ‘Thumbs’ for September

THUMBS UP to the Poway City Council for commissioning a long-needed study on the future of Poway Road.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Oct. 2, 2014

A congressman’s conservative credentials, old textbooks and the school board race are some of the topics covered by letters this week.

Guest column: Visionary leadership and PUSD’s North Star

The upcoming election for members of the school board is evolving as a referendum on the leadership of the district.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Sept. 25, 2014

Readers sound off about speeding motorists on Twin Peaks Road and stances taken by a school board candidate.

Emery: Beware of consultants bearing studies

Bob Emery

“Consultant creep” occurs when city staff is not attuned to the wishes of the public and members of the governing body, the city council.

Editorial: Working together, we’ll get through the drought

As inland North County suffers along with the rest of the state during the third year of the drought, two reports — one encouraging and the other worrisome — merit comment.