Category archives for: Editorial

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.

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.

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.

‘Thumbs’ for August

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

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.

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.

Editorial: No more endorsements

Once upon a time, before absentee balloting became the preferred way for voters to express their candidate preferences, newspaper publishers and editors would spend considerable time and energy on offering ballot recommendations to their readers.

From the editor: Smile for the camera

Full disclosure: I am not the person who came up with the idea of printing vacation photos.

Editorial: Our ‘thumbs’ for July

THUMBS UP to the Green Flash Brewing Co. for its decision to build a brewery and tasting room in the Poway Business Park.