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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor – Oct. 28, 2016

Posted: October 28th, 2016 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | 1 Comment

Poor choice of words Re: “Hometown hero deserves recognition” [Vol. 6, Issue 9] Clarke Stillwagen’s article “Hometown hero deserves recognition” reminded me of Donald Trump shaking his hands while mimicking a handicapped reporter. In the article devoted to local resident John Bryant, Mr. Stillwagen wrote that he “…initially thought of John as one of the mentally-challenged crazies that dot the […]

Letters to the editor – July 22, 2016

Posted: July 22nd, 2016 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | No Comments

Trustee areas won’t change district governance Re: “Voting by trustee areas will shake up board elections” [Volume 6, Issue 4, bit.ly/29ZfoIy] The San Diego County Board of Education and the State Board of Education recently approved the Grossmont Union High School District’s proposal to elect its members by area rather than “at large” as had […]

Letters to the editor – April 22, 2016

Posted: April 22nd, 2016 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | 1 Comment

Deviations busted Prop U, not Alpine school Re: “Schoolyard fight” [Volume 5, Issue 11 or bit.ly/1qbUZG4] How is it that in all the planning that went into two updated Long Range Master Facilities Plans (LMRFP) respectfully associated with each board bond resolution calling for two bonds to be placed on the ballot, [they] somehow didn’t […]

Letters to the editor – Jan. 22, 2016

Posted: January 22nd, 2016 | Featured, Letters to the editor | No Comments

Responses to ‘La Mesa fire captain bids adieu’ [Volume 5, Issue 12 or bit.ly/1Vorpah] There is no doubt that firefighting can be dangerous work. And I think everyone appreciates what firefighters do. Do firefighters die every day? I don’t know for sure. But the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Fire Fighter Fact sheet for July […]