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Beach & Bay Press - Opinion
Letter: Do we really need palatial fire stations?
Editor: The original Point Loma Fire Station 22 was built in 1942 at a cost of $7,800, which is $121,494 in 2017 dollars. I am sure it needed to be replaced, but what are we getting for $6 million?...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: Point Loma Town Council proposal
Editor: In the Beacon’s coverage of a presentation I made to Point Loma Planning Board about the currently organizing Point Loma Town Council, Point Loma Association (PLA) board members were quoted...
Jun 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opinion: Why move the Pacific Beach Farmers Market to Garnet?
Every Tuesday, from 2 to 7 p.m., families and folks of all ages fill Bayard south of Garnet for the Pacific Beach Farmers Market. I love the market – fresh strawberries and crimini mushrooms from R...
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Ocean Beach Elementary principal on water testing at school
Dear OBE families, As you may have heard, the district will be testing the water at all San Diego Unified Schools. Please read the below message regarding this procedure. The well-being of students...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: Homeless population can be better citizens
First and foremost, I would like to thank anyone taking a moment to read this letter. You are the basis of why I want this to work. I know first hand (because I’m out here too) just how difficult i...
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: Paint our streets for safety, comfort, and visibility
Editor: It was evident last Thursday at the Peninsula Community Planning Board that the community supports safe and comfortable bike facilities throughout our communities. The board was presented w...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: San Diego Unified School Board responsible for budget deficit
The San Diego Unified School Board of Trustees and the superintendent are entirely responsible for the current budget deficit. For more than three years, SDUSD has operated with budgets that relied...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: Emergency calls routed to SD Fire Dispatch may cause delays for lifeguards
Editor: On Dec. 15, the San Diego Lifeguard River Rescue team members were holding a deployment briefing prior to an imminent storm. Fifteen minutes before they were to deploy, they were given a ne...
Feb 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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What if California were a country? #Calexit
Some say our country is more divided than ever, and a movement in California is calling into question whether or not our nation is truly "indivisible." Starting this month, a group of secessionists...
Feb 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opinion: Safety signage needed near Santa Cruz Cove
The rocky shore between the Ocean Beach Pier and Santa Cruz Cove is an area that has claimed several lives. On Jan. 21, two women were swept into the water at Santa Cruz Cove. Lifeguards responded ...
Jan 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego small businesses brace for instability as Congress moves to repeal ACA and gut other health programs
In a major setback for small business owners and entrepreneurs, the House voted to move forward with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Small business owners in San Diego say repealing the heal...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water bill a ‘WIIN’ for U.S. coastlines
On Dec. 10, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed S.612, the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act” or the “WIIN Act” (also known as the Water Resource Development Act ...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opinion: Making a case for the coast
Elections are great for drama… the winners and losers, the big comebacks and the just falling short, the unexpected and even the unimaginable. Once the dust settles, however, you still need to gove...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: New lighting not needed on Newport Ave.
Editor: I would like to comment on the “OB rethinking Newport Ave” article in the Sept. 1 issue of the Peninsula Beacon. I read with great interest the frustratingly brief “wish list” regarding imp...
Nov 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heartbroken over a stolen bike? Tips to protect your bike
I know the feeling all too well and it is never easy to have your personal belongings stolen, what less your mode of transportation. It is frustrating, it is a violation, and it is wrong. Unfortuna...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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