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NAVWAR Pursues Major Transformation of Its Campus Facility

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
NAVWAR Pursues Major Transformation of Its Campus Facility

NAVWAR is a major tenant at Naval Base Point Loma Old Town Campus (NBPL OTC). It is comprised of 70.5 acres (48.7 acres OTC Site 1 and 21.8 acre OTC Site 2). NBPL OTC is approximately 1.5 miles from downtown San Diego and 1/2 mile to San Diego International Airport, and is located in the […]

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Politicians Who Are Trying To Make A Positive Difference

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
Politicians Who Are Trying To Make A Positive Difference

As we all know, the political world we live in today has gotten really ugly.  And, for the most part, the series of recent negative occurrences (locally and nationally) are creating distance between government and the people.  Elected officials who have their own agendas and won’t be independent of their political alliances are destroying government, […]

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“Stop Undermining Democracy Now”

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jim Bates, Retired, Democratic City Councilman, County Supervisor and Congressman “Stop Undermining Democracy Now” (SUDN) is calling on the United States Congress to introduce a Constitutional Amendment to require a 2/3rds affirmative vote of Members of the House of Representatives, instead of a simple majority, to “impeach” the President of the United States of […]

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Old Mission Hills Branch Library Threatened With Demolition

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Old Mission Hills Branch Library Threatened With Demolition

The old Mission Hills branch library, located at 925 W. Washington Street, an iconic Mid-Century Modern building that has stood at the western gateway to Mission Hills for almost 60 years, is now threatened with demolition due to the City’s plans to over-develop the site. Designed by architect Robert A. Bradt and built in 1960, […]

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Diplomats, Not Dictators

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
Diplomats, Not Dictators

Government Charged to Represent Its Constituents Being involved in a small business and assisting other small businesses around the country has some real benefits, versus working in big corporate America. I have done both in my lifetime and have valued these experiences.  One moves slower, has layers of bureaucracy, and, also tends to be more […]

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Embrace Entrepreneurship to Win the War on Poverty

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Wayne Winegarden More than 38 million Americans are living in poverty, according to the latest U.S. Census data. That’s just under 12 percent of the population. Not exactly what President Lyndon Johnson had in mind when he declared war on poverty in 1964. Since then, the U.S. poverty rate has averaged about 13 percent. […]

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Spreading Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Spreading Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

By Katie White, County of San Diego Communications Office Staff from the County’s Public Administrator, Guardian, and Conservator’s Office (PA/PG/PC) did their part to brighten the holidays for the clients they serve throughout the year. They delivered holiday gifts to dozens of men and women in their care. The PA/PG/PC office serves as the legally […]

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Supreme Court Dismissal Creates New Normal for Homelessness in San Diego

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Supreme Court Dismissal Creates New Normal for Homelessness in San Diego

Recently, the Supreme Court refused to hear a major case on homelessness, letting stand a ruling that protects homeless people’s right to sleep on the sidewalk or in public parks if no other shelter is available. Without comment, the Supreme Court refused to hear a case originating from Boise, Idaho, which challenged a ruling from […]

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There’s a New Dog Detective in Town

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
There’s a New Dog Detective in Town

A dog named Willow is helping law enforcement in the ongoing fight against child predators. The sixteen-month old yellow Labrador works, in partnership, with the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, the San Diego Police Department, and the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force. As a K-9, Willow has a unique distinction: she’s the […]

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“Stop Undermining Democracy Now”

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Former U.S. Congressman Jim Bates (D-California) Speaker Pelosi is trying to package her “Democrat Impeachment” as a “Constitutional Duty,” not the “Partisan Revenge” that it is. Actually, the Democrat Partisan Revenge is the real abuse of power involved here and it is strictly contrary to Constitutional authority. The power the Democrats are abusing is […]

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