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Comment on the City’s Proposed Updates to the Mira Mesa Community Plan

August 24, 2020

If you haven’t taken a moment to see or comment on the potential development updates and zoning changes the city is proposing for the Mira Mesa Community Plan, you should […]

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The Crisis of Broken Streets in Mira Mesa and District 6

May 11, 2020

When I first ran for San Diego City Council in 2018, I knocked on thousands of doors across District 6. One afternoon, when I was canvassing in Mira Mesa, I […]

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We Live in a State That Continues to Be Shaped by Earthquakes

October 22, 2019

I have a layperson interest in seismology, and if I had the patience and genetic gray matter to capably execute math and logarithm formulas I likely would’ve been a scientist […]

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Our Opportunity for Renewal and Parkland at Rose Creek

July 23, 2019

As Pacific Beach and Clairemont residents know, a new trolley stop and transit center is under construction at the base of Balboa Ave. adjacent to the newly-renovated Morena Blvd. interchange. […]

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My Grandfather’s Labor Legacy

September 3, 2018

Today, on this Labor Day, I’d like to reflect on the personal meaning labor has for my family. There was a time when 40-hour work weeks, eight hour days and […]

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The President of Nothing

June 1, 2017

Today, Donald Trump inflicted a grievous wound upon everything the United States has stood for since 1945. Today, instead of maintaining our role as a world leader, free with the […]

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Trump Executive Order Will Subvert National Monuments

April 25, 2017

Throwing all environmental law and conservation policy norms out the window, President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday directing the Interior Department to conduct a “review” of the establishment […]

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Three Million Pounds of Nuclear Waste – On the Beach

April 17, 2017

It may hard to believe in 2017 that the idea ever went forward, but in the pre-Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima days of 1969, the first reactor of the […]

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Environmental Democrats Hike at the Tijuana River Valley

April 8, 2017

Thanks to everyone who joined us April 8th for our hike into the wetlands of the Tijuana River Valley Estuary – the largest such river mouth in Southern California. While […]

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The Floodgates for Environmental Policy Rollbacks Are Wide Open

February 5, 2017

Ansel Adams famously said in a 1983 interview, “It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” Unfortunately, that’s the situation we environmentalists find […]

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