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Sexual harassment: It’s not about sex, it is more about power
In 1992, the City of San Diego Organization Effectiveness Program hired me as a sexual harassment consultant. I worked there for three years, leading workshops, training staff, creating videos, and...
Nov 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opinion: Friday night lights went well in Point Loma
Point Loma High School principal Hans Becker passed a tip to this writer before last Friday's first-ever use of its new permanent stadium lighting: "They're going to turn the lights on at 6:20," Be...
Aug 30, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilmember Lorie Zapf on short-term vacation rentals: 'Protect neighborhoods'
It’s midnight on a Wednesday and you are trying to sleep, but all you hear is loud party music thumping and rattling your windows. For the third night — just this week — you have been kept awake by...
Aug 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: Lighting of Point Loma High’s stadium completely inappropriate
Scott Hopkins’ story, "Point Loma will be lit for home opener," in the Aug. 17 Peninsula Beacon, makes a great point about PLHS’ campus and the stadium: "...by state law, a new public high school f...
Aug 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Dane now living in San Diego, part III
Is it normal to just ask strangers how they are doing? After four culture-shocking days in Los Angeles, the next part of our road trip was driving up Highway 1 to San Francisco. We started our adve...
Aug 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Dane now living in San Diego, part II
My first time experiencing culture shock and lack of trust. I arrived in Los Angeles four weeks ago. This is my first time in the U.S. It took me nearly 16 hours to go from the little airport near ...
Aug 10, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Dane now living in San Diego
My name is Mathilde Rousseau Bjerregaard and I am 24 years old. I have a bachelor’s degree in media studies and journalistic communication and I am currently enrolled in the master’s program of med...
Aug 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor: Court ruling on PLHS lights was wrong
I am a life long Point Loma resident and live in the house my parents built in 1950. I attended PLHS and so have 16 members of my family, three generations. I fully support Point Loma High and its ...
Jul 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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SDCNG publisher supports Free Community Newspaper Month
I am proud to be a free community newspaper publisher. For those of you who don’t understand the differences between print, well, let’s just say the paid dailies have not helped our industry. There...
Jul 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to editor: Point Loma High stadium lights will be disruptive
To the readers of the Peninsula Beacon: Congratulations to you proponents and advocates of stadium lighting at Point Loma High School. The lights are in. The courts have ruled in your favor. Let th...
Jul 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 14 14 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 | 2 2 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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