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The latest posts and news about Tommy and our related issues.

Does San Diego Realize Restoring Wetlands is Key to a Cleaner Mission Bay?

November 14, 2023

In one of my last projects with ReWild Mission Bay before beginning work with WaterWatch of Oregon, I collaborated with long-time ReWild Mission Bay supporter and Mission Bay Fly Fishing […]

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San Diego’s Most Revered, and Vanishing, Native Tree

July 24, 2023

This edition of Treehuggers International originally aired on Dec. 7, 2008, on KBZT FM 94/9 in San Diego. A native San Diegan and California State Parks ranger, Darren Smith serves as […]

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California’s Rooftop Solar Boom May Be Smothered for Good

May 14, 2023

This article by Joshua Emerson Smith originally appeared in the May 14, 2023, edition of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Since this article is accessible only behind a subscriber paywall, I’ve shared this particular article […]

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Sustainable Development Areas (SDAs) Poor Bargain for San Diego

February 13, 2023

This piece was written and published by Nico Calavita, who serves as a Professor Emeritus in the Graduate Program in City Planning at San Diego State University. On Tuesday, Feb. 14th, […]

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Rebuilding Our Broken Roads, Securing Effective Transit, Protecting Our Environment

February 18, 2022

For the first time in eight years our Mira Mesa community, part of the larger San Diego City Council District 6 seat that now includes University City, Kearny Mesa, Miramar, […]

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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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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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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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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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My Letter to the City Regarding Intimidation of AAPI Neighbors

March 8, 2021

As I wrote last month, I’m disgusted at the alarming trend of hatred and intimidation directed against our AAPI neighbors since the beginning of the pandemic, and especially the spike in violence since […]

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