Category archives for: Editorial

Guest column: Making the right charitable choices

Snail mail is not dead. Want proof? Tally the number of “Dear Friend” letters you will receive this holiday season.

Guest column: Trailblazing effort needed on climate action plans

With the recent release of a new United Nations report on the global impact of climate change, we are given still another chilling warning that we are facing catastrophe unless we accelerate efforts to confront this crisis.

Editorial: PUSD voters show status-quo the door

Twenty years ago this month, Poway Unified School District voters tossed out two incumbents and filled three of the five board seats with new people. Sound familiar?

Editorial: Negative political ads insulting, unnecessary

THUMBS DOWN to the Congressional campaigns of both incumbent Scott Peters and challenger Carl DeMaio for the dozens of negative, sometimes-insulting, television ads that voters across the region have had to endure. Yes, many were prepared and paid for by political action committees and national party organizations, but we doubt whether one voter’s mind was [...]

Editorial: Another campaign report needed before election

We like the rule requiring one more pre-election filing so that last-minute infusions of contributions can be disclosed prior to Election Day.

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.

In celebration of National Newspaper Week

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

Editorial: ‘Thumbs’ for September

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

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.