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Letters to the editor

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 […]

Letters to the editor – Nov. 20, 2015

Posted: November 27th, 2015 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | No Comments

Rate hikes and reuse In response to your article on water rate hikes, it seems to me that if the smaller water districts such as Helix and Padre Dam would consolidate their administrative staffs, that in and of itself would reduce administrative and duplicative costs. This idea was brought forward at Senator Joel Anderson’s recent town […]

Letters to the editor – Oct. 23, 2015

Posted: October 23rd, 2015 | Featured, Letters to the editor, Opinion | No Comments

Regulate residential treatment homes All of us in our neighborhood understand the need for rehabilitation and have no objection to the help being offered to the individuals housed in residential treatment houses, aka transitional homes. The issues we face are the severe concentration of these homes in our neighborhood and the lack of monitoring of […]

Letters to the editor – Aug. 28, 2015

Labor costs to blame Anthony’s Fish Grotto, one of East County’s oldest restaurants at 54 years, mourns the loss of our friends and colleagues of 40 years, Sanfilippo’s Pizza restaurant. The Filippo family has supported the community, provided jobs for hundreds of young people and served as examples of the ethos of hard work, dedication […]