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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 | 2 2 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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On becoming ninety
I often still feel like a spring chicken, but I’m coming to realize I’m really just an old hen. So this column is to prepare all of my readers who, if they are lucky enough, also reach 90. What is ...
Oct 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Environmental oversight crucial to beach restoration
Millions of us went to the beach this summer, and it is unlikely even a handful of us considered whether we were on a restored beach (there’s a good chance you were) and what goes into making it po...
Sep 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is it like to live in a retirement community?
“It is windy today!” “No it’s not Wednesday today; it’s Thursday!” “You’re thirsty?” If you live in a retirement community, you may have heard a similar conversation followed by peals of laughter. ...
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Removing Bond Street stoplight may alleviate some traffic on Garnet
Editor: There are two reasons for the perpetually congested traffic on Garnet Avenue westbound from Mission Bay Drive. The first is an old problem: the stoplight at Bond Street and Garnet Avenue se...
Sep 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Pacific Beach homelessness ‘expert’ missed some services
The article in the latest Beach & Bay Press on homeless (Homeless expert: ‘Understanding, resources and leadership is needed’) lacks depth in many ways. While we appreciate the Beach & Bay Press br...
Aug 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Needs, strengths and commitments
We all have to have our basic needs met (food, water, shelter, sleep) in order to be able to focus on our higher needs. We make life choices (such as marriage and careers) without being aware that ...
Aug 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Needs, strengths and commitments
We all have to have our basic needs met (food, water, shelter, sleep) in order to be able to focus on our higher needs. We make life choices (such as marriage and careers) without being aware that ...
Jul 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing out on future discoveries
I just faced my own mortality head on. A few days ago I met my new twin great-grandsons — all of 4 months old — and realized I will not know them as teenagers! They will have to see me on old DVDs,...
Jul 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support the Rewild Mission Bay project
Did you know that the Rewild Mission Bay project is helping the environment by restoring wetlands? The Rewild Mission Bay project is restoring 170 acres of wetlands in Mission Bay. I think that we ...
Jun 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where did all the kids go? Thoughts on imminent demolition of Mission Beach Elementary School
If you’ve driven down Mission Boulevard lately, you may have seen the giant banners hanging from the decaying hulk of the Mission Beach Elementary School. They show renderings of the fancy new thre...
May 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Investing in the coast pays off
Thanks to ongoing research, we know how much America’s coast contributes to the national economy. But what does that mean on a local level?

The national economic impact of beaches is clear – in to...
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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City policies hurting business growth in Pacific Beach
Editor: We are seeing a significant decrease in business activity throughout Pacific Beach because of our current governmental policies. The City of San Diego (especially Pacific Beach) has become ...
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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