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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 | 5 5 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 | 6 6 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Younger boomers will pay dearly amid Congress' surreptitious act
(Editor's note: David Reyes is founder of Reyes Financial Architecture of La Jolla, a registered investment advisory firm that acts as a fiduciary and specializes in portfolio risk management strat...
Mar 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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SD housing: Know the risks before selecting a roommate
One of the best ways for renters to find a good deal in San Diego is to share an apartment or house with roommates instead of living alone. Whereas a typical one-bedroom apartment may cost $1,050, ...
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mission Beach Town Council upset with DecoBike locations
Dear Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer: This is the second time I have had to resort to communicating with you (Mayor Faulconer) regarding the placement of DecoBike racks in Mission Beach. Just to refresh y...
Feb 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Op-Ed from Councilmember Lorie Zapf
As the Councilmember of San Diego’s 2nd District, it has been a pleasure and a privilege to serve as your representative of the Point Loma and Ocean Beach communities! In my first year as your repr...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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David Bowie: Sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and the price of all three
I never had the pleasure of meeting David Bowie, but I did get to know his official photographer (after a fashion) when I began working at San Diego Community Newspaper Group. The year was 2005, an...
Jan 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reminiscing on the Holidays
We look forward to them, and we breathe a sign of relief when they’re over. I’m talking about the holidays. We grumble about the commercialism, guests that come in droves, children home from school...
Dec 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little-known Vaccine Court says a lot about the flu shot
I'm probably beginning to sound like a broken record from 1934, but at least I play it only once a year. I actually prefer it that way, because this is the time of the season it means the most, esp...
Dec 01, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid the Paris attacks, Marianne grows more beautiful by the hour
As you may know, I was an editorial liaison in France last July, having gone to the country's Southwest to help a cultural center with its efforts at becoming an educationally accredited facility. ...
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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SD Airport Authority has concerns with FAA plans
Editor: On behalf of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, I want to thank the many residents who attended the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) presentations about the SoCal Metroplex...
Nov 09, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is this art?
By its very nature, art is subjective. What might be construed as a masterpiece and a treasure by some is trash and visual blight to others. And the problem with public art, even if it’s on private...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beacon's coverage of FAA plans appreciated
Editor, I wanted to thank you very much for your Beacon coverage on the NextGen Metroplex plan. I think your first article written was instrumental in getting the word out in Point Loma, which was ...
Oct 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guest Opinion: San Diego’s hunger outlook not that positive
September is Hunger Action Month, serving as a timely reminder of the progress that’s been made to help individuals struggling with hunger here in San Diego. Last year, Feeding America San Diego se...
Sep 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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