Category archives for: Opinion

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.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Sept. 17, 2014

Readers sound off on the Miramar Air Show and Social Security benefits.

Editorial rebuttal: Poway decision unpopular, but compliant with the law

I acknowledge that reasonable people can disagree about whether or not manufactured homes should be allowed on a single-family lot, but quite simply, that was not the question before the council.

Letters to the editor: Issue of Sept. 11, 2014

Readers sound off on CABs, broken sidewalks, a responsive city council and recycling.

‘Thumbs’ for August

Kudos to Poway Days volunteers and contested November elections, but not to the City Poway City Council.

Letters to the editor: Sept. 4, 2014

Readers comment on school district bonds, a new pedestrian overpass and a possible traffic hazard in 4S Ranch.

Editorial: No CAB vote prior to November election

With three of the five school board seats on the board up for election on Nov. 4, there is no compelling reason, in our view, to rush to judgment on the proposal prior to the election.

Letters to the editor: Aug. 28, 2014

Readers share their views on a wide variety of topics.

Guest column: Animals aren’t the only ones who benefit from adoption

Pets play a very special role in our lives. They can be a child’s best friend, a young adult’s loyal companion, and a comfort to seniors.

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