Former Poway Councilmember Boyack supports Vaus for Mayor

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Guest Column by Hon. Merrilee Boyack As we approach election time, you will note that I have been vocal in my support of Steve Vaus for Poway Mayor. You may ask why I care since I have moved away. Well, I gave my heart and soul to Poway for almost 25 years — and I deeply care about the people …

Poway’s Mayor race: Vaus or Higginson?

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Poway’s Mayor race — Councilman Steve Vaus or current Mayor Don Higginson? This year’s election started out bland several months ago with only incumbent Higginson announcing he would run. Things became a bit more interesting when rumors started to circulate that Councilmember Jim Cunningham, a Democrat, would challenge the Republican mayor. That would have been an interesting race, with two …

Is more storage the key to our water problems? What’s your solution?

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Dan Walters, in December: More storage may be California’s most important water issue Today’s UT San Diego: BROWN IMPLORES SOCAL TO SAVE MORE WATER AS CRISIS ESCALATES Water is a complicated issue. Instead of throwing money at the problem, real, long term solutions have to be developed and actually followed. For example, we all like food of course, but agricultural …

Big win for Maderas (Sunroad) Golf Course in Poway

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From Pomerado News… Poway City Council members wrapped up a four-hour public hearing Tuesday night by voting 3-2 to permit the Maderas Golf Club to resume using its water wells. Councilmen Steve Vaus and Dave Grosch voted against the motion, saying they were not convinced of proponents’ claims that turning the well pumps back on would not impact water levels …

Handicapping the Poway City Council race

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There are two spots available in the November election for Poway City Council. One seat is currently held by Jim Cunningham and the other is open due to Councilmember Merrilee Boyack’s decision to not seek reelection. Cunnigham has shown himself as a capable member of the Council. I believe he will win reelection easily. That leaves Boyack’s seat, with three …

Changing the water tier system in Poway. Do you reward conservation?

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Changing the water tier system in Poway. Do you reward conservation? People that know me know that I’m an avid reader and researcher of the water struggles in the Western U.S. I consider myself somewhat knowledgeable on the subject. Most of you realize that we live in an area in which we have to import more than 90 percent of …