Affordable Housing – Facts & Fiction

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Guest Commentary by Poway Mayor Steve Vaus At our last City Council meeting the topic of affordable housing came up. The conversation was specifically related to the possibility of a veterans project being considered at the Big Stone Lodge site on Old Pomerado Road near the VFW Hall. And, as is often the case when affordable housing is discussed, concerns …

Supervisor Jacob needs to stay in her swim lane or ante up some funds

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Guest Commentary by Lou Russo At a recent “coffee” at the Alpine Library, County Supervisor Dianne Jacob took it upon herself to comment on the ongoing lawsuit between Alpine Union School District (AUSD) and Grossmont Union High School District (GUHSD). Jacob made the comment that while she wasn’t enthused about paying legal fees, in this instance her opinion was that …

Las Vegas: An Asteroid Did Not Fall From The Sky

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Guest Commentary by Casey Gwinn, Esq. Professional gambler Stephen Paddock committed the worst mass shooting in the history of the United States. He killed 58 people (so far) and injured more than 500. Right after the carnage, his brother Eric said “an asteroid fell out of the sky” because his brother gave no indications “at all” that he was on …

Sheriff Gore is willingly refusing to obey the law

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Guest Commentary by Hon. Rob McNelis An injustice is happening in San Diego County. And, the person causing the injustice is the county’s top law enforcement officer, Sheriff Bill Gore. Sheriff Gore is denying the Second Amendment rights of San Diego County residents who want to carry concealed firearms outside of the home. Gore has set-up secret, undisclosed internal policies …

San Diego and Orange County GOP chairmen both ask Mayes to resign as Assembly Republican Leader

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Tony Krvaric and Fred Whitaker, the respective chairmen of the San Diego County and Orange County Republican Parties, today asked Assemblyman Chad Mayes to step down from his position as Assembly Republican Leader, following Mayes’ support last week of extending the Cap and Trade program. Here is the letter from Krvaric… California Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes State Capitol, Suite …