Category archives for: Editorial

Editorial rebuttal: Misleading statements regarding PUSD chief’s contract

Todd Gutschow

Perhaps the most serious of these erroneous statements is the one suggesting that the proposed contract extension provides a large raise for Dr. Collins.

Editorial: Postpone PUSD contract vote until after election

Whoever is elected in the fall will be dealing with the superintendent for the next four years. It makes sense to us that the contract extension vote be postponed until after the election.

Guest column: PUSD board has ‘serious problems’

Over the past two years, there have been a number of questionable decisions at the school board level.

Editorial: Poway mayoral election should be interesting

Poway Mayor Don Higginson will have his hands full come this November.

Guest opinion: Covered California deadline approaches

Time is running out for Californians to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. March 31 marks the end of open enrollment.

Our ‘Thumbs’ for February – An inspired choice for police chief

THUMBS UP to the announcement that Assistant Chief Shelley Zimmerman will be the next San Diego Police Department chief, replacing Bill Lansdowne, who recently announced his retirement.

Guest column: Redirect high-speed rail funds to road upgrades

As Californians, we waste countless hours stuck in traffic, spending less quality time with our families and spending more on our gas bills. Throughout our state, vital infrastructure such as highways, bridges and ports continue to deteriorate.

Editorial: Let’s start acting like we’re in a desert

Admit it — at least once so far this winter you’ve made some kind of weather-related boast to a friend or family member back East who is suffering through blizzards, ice storms or other winter weather problems.

Guest column: Bag the bag ban and tax scam

Our government is at it again. Despite a recent U-T San Diego/10News poll showing most San Diegans oppose the idea, San Diego City Councilmember Sherri Lightner is pushing a big brother-style ordinance that would outlaw plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, and require you to pay a tax on paper bags.

Our ‘Thumbs’ for January

THUMBS UP to the locally based Friends and Family Community Connection and to the hundreds of volunteers, young and old, who gathered at Westview High School and packed 290,000 meals that were then shipped to hurricane survivors in the Philippines. The one-day event brings the total number of meals donated by FFCC to the Philippines to 600,000.