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SD needs to get itself together on medical marijuana
Aaron Mannis is a political science major at San Diego State University. The legalization of marijuana has been one of the most controversial issues in America during recent election cycles. With t...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swannson pool deficiencies hobble team efforts at UC High School
Swanson Memorial Pool, built in 1975, sits on a small part of the 21.75 acres that make up Standley Park on Governor Drive in University City. Swanson is almost 40 years old, and, like a lot of 40-...
Nov 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flu shots: No, thanks -- better safe than sorry
Last November, little Marysue Grivna reportedly survived the prospect of a rare disease long enough to play a game of tag. Four days later, the 10-year-old Tampa girl fell ill with Acute Disseminat...
Nov 03, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free service may save elderly drivers', others' lives
Natasha Josefowitz writes the column 'Doing It Better' for the San Diego Community Newspaper Group. I was surprised last week when I renewed my driver’s license after five years that I was not aske...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regents Road flap is recast amid council study vote
Debby Knight, head of Friends of Rose Canyon since the group's inception, doesn't drink or smoke cigars the way Civil War Gen. Ulysses Grant did, but she's leading the troops opposed to the bridge ...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD parley will underscore the world's rapid drop in violence
Don't look now, but this unspeakably violent planet – its two world conflicts, its wholesale modern genocide, its bloody political revolutions and the emergence of the deadly ISIL aside – has never...
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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For better or worse, La Jolla may be getting what it's asking for
Eateries with the handle "Azul" have recently closed in Seattle, San Francisco, Albuquerque and San Antonio; and now San Diego has added an entry to the list with the Sept. 2 closure of The Steakho...
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bird's Surf Scoop: assessing the value, demand for your board
Quite often, I get requests to appraise a surfboard, either from a historical standpoint or a monetary one. Although just about all surfboards are different in a wide variety of ways, the same basi...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Che Cafe is far more than an indie rock venue
Editor's note: A preliminary-injunction hearing on the fate of UCSD's Ché Café arts/entertainment venue is scheduled for Aug. 1. If the Ché prevails, it will remain in operation until a final settl...
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parade name change is a matter for the public, not the press
The time has come to address several issues raised by Howard Singer, board member of the San Diego County Diversity and Inclusiveness Group. For a number of years, Singer has been on a crusade to e...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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UCSD students must consign Che Cafe to history
One of the cool nuances at the Ché Café, the historic and beleaguered art/music/discussion venue whose collective has been evicted as of July 13, is the acronym in the title. “Ché” is not only a no...
Jul 01, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Minimum wage proposal won't work
I oppose the sick leave and minimum wage increase sought by councilmember [Todd] Gloria. The perceived gain wage earners effected by this proposal will be short-lived as prices on goods and service...
Jun 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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On statesmanship
It was nice to have lunch recently with Scott Peters and Kirk Jorgensen. Both [were] running for the same 52nd-district congressional seat. They respected each other, spoke kindly one to another, s...
Jun 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Diego Opera's long-term fix will take what the phrase implies
In early April, U-T San Diego ran a series of letters on the plight of San Diego Opera, then on the verge of shuttering due to sagging ticket sales and declining patronage. The writers were loopy w...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scripps deep-ocean scientists urge caution as energy resources lay untapped
This article was recently supplied by UCSD’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The world’s deep ocean spans more than half the planet, and untold quantities of untapped energy resources, preciou...
May 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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