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Environmental Leaders Rally for Tommy This Sunday

June 21, 2021

Welcome to summer! We’re days away from the first fundraising deadline of the election cycle, and we need your support now to keep pace with our well-funded opponents. That’s why I hope you’ll join […]

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Juneteenth and the Establishment of a Long Overdue National Holiday

June 18, 2021

As remarkable as the American experiment has been over the last 245 years, as much as the United States has often led the way in establishing a new form of […]

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RSVP Today for Our Environmental Leaders Fundraiser for Tommy

June 17, 2021

We’re getting down to crunch time ahead of our first major fundraising deadline, which is now only 13 days away. As the only environmentalist and most progressive candidate in the San Diego District […]

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Some Libraries and Cool Zones Reopen in Time for Heat Wave

June 15, 2021

Despite the fact we have a few more days of spring on the calendar, we’re heading into an unusually intense heat wave today, with temperatures expected to exceed 95 degrees […]

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Add Your Support for the Epicentre This Wednesday

June 14, 2021

Between Flag Day today and Juneteenth on Friday there’s plenty of events happening this week, but I hope you’ll take a few minutes to register and phone in your support for the county’s 2021-23 budget […]

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Bill Toone on Condors, Monarchs, and the Worldwide Water Crisis

June 11, 2021

“We love to waste water in San Diego.” That’s what Bill Toone of the Escondido-based Ecolife Foundation told me on this edition of Treehuggers International 12 years ago. And he […]

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The Antiquities Act and the Great Spaces of Our Nation

June 11, 2021

Just a few short, awful years ago in 2017 when Donald Trump was busy ensuring his place as the most anti-environmental president in U.S. history, he ordered his Interior Department […]

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Environmental Leaders Fundraiser for Tommy Hough June 27th

June 8, 2021

We environmentalists can’t afford to become complacent. Every single day, the city of San Diego faces decisions with far-reaching environmental implications. As a result of the climate crisis we face […]

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Remembering Our Nation’s Gentle Heroes on Memorial Day

May 30, 2021

As we pause to reflect upon Memorial Day, we remember the many lives of those gone far too soon who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. As Americans, we often […]

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Support a Proven Environmentalist for San Diego City Council

May 23, 2021

As part of Endangered Species Day over the weekend, we celebrated the Western Snowy Plover and Ridgway’s Rail, two highly endangered birds native to our San Diego beaches. While these species are slowly recovering, […]

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