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EDITORIAL: Extremism on either side should not drive SeaWorld debate
The documentary “Blackfish” and Point Loma High theater students reacting to it with a public-service announcement calling for SeaWorld to eliminate orca show performances has ignited a chain-react...
Apr 03, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: David or Goliath? Who really has your community’s best interest at heart?
There’s a battle for freedom and independence going on. But this time, it isn’t a British invasion. It’s real-estate baron “Papa” Doug Manchester, the owner/publisher of the U-T San Diego. Manchest...
Mar 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST VIEW: SeaWorld: The truth is in our parks and people
An open letter from SeaWorld’s animal advocates: Inaccurate reports recently have generated questions about SeaWorld and the animals in our care. The truth is in our parks and people, and it’s time...
Feb 12, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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PLHS stadium expansion, lighting raises concerns for neighbors on various levels
The plan to significantly expand the size, capacity and frequency of use of the Point Loma High School stadium on the school’s already overcrowded campus has generated a lot of discussion in our co...
Jan 16, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Writer questions stadium development coverage
As a new member of the Point Loma community and parent of young children who may one day attend Point Loma High School, I have been surprised to see the extensive effort put into pushing stadium li...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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CVS not a good fit to take over old Apple Tree Market site
Happy to hear that the CVS corporation, the largest pharmacy chain in the U.S., is going to set up shop here in Ocean Beach. Good to know they will bringing a bunch of minimum wage, dead-end jobs w...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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School district doesn’t have grasp stadium lighting, PLHS site master plan
I keep reading about the proposed permanent stadium lights at Point Loma High School and the site master plan for the high school.  Now, the environmental impact report is being delayed for the lig...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Writer disturbed CVS gets nod for alcohol permit
To say that I was surprised that the Ocean Beach Planning Board was in support of CVS is an understatement. Horrified would be more appropriate. Even more appalling is the Ocean Beach Town Council ...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Orange netting at OB holiday parade tacky, hazardous
I have been a local at the Ocean Beach parade with my kids, now grandkids, since 1986. We love the parade and all its traditions. However, the orange net fencing was awful. It was only in the last ...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST VIEW: Much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving
By interim Mayor Todd Gloria November is synonymous with Thanksgiving Day. I look forward to sharing a special holiday meal with family and friends and giving thanks for all my blessings. With Than...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dog owners must be more vigilant when it comes to reining in viscious canines who can kill smaller dogs
I was horrified to learn of the death of my friend’s beautiful Yorkshire terrier at Dog Beach in October. This little creature was an absolute joy, a sweet bundle of love. She was fatally bitten by...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest View: PLHS stadium lights would be detrimental to property values, quality of life
I would like to respond to the guest view regarding the PLHS stadium lights [“Anti-stadium lights campaign sending the wrong message,” Oct. 17 Beacon, Page 5]. I, too, was born and raised in San Di...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest View: Both sides of PLHS stadium-lights controversy could benefit from rational discussion
This controversy, from what I can make of it, amazes me. Having spent years as a community planner and having two daughters who attend Point Loma High School, and caring much more about fairness th...
Oct 30, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter writers clarify position on cliffs’ erosion-control ideas
This is a response to Dave Schwab’s article, “Experts at odds on how to stave off Sunset Cliffs erosion,” in the July 25 Beacon. The article touches on water quality and stormwater management issue...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST VIEW: Anti-stadium lights campaign sending the wrong message
Like many of you, I have been seeing the blue-and-white signs around that read “Save Our Neighborhood.” Also like many of you, I have been wondering what does that even mean? On my way home from wo...
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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