The importance of mental health

May is Mental Health Month. By urging my public officials to pri­oritize suicide prevention, mental health, and crisis care, I am hoping to influence...
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COVID-19 takes its toll on teens

Jogging down a stretch of side­walk, edged with vibrant sprouts of grass as a breath of air gently passes by. Soaking in the summer...

Protecting our region from wildfires

Those of us who live in San Di­ego County know that the best way to protect our homes and property from wildfires is by...
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Beware of the puppy scam

There’s a reason it’s against the law for pet stores to sell puppies from commercial breeders: because they often come from puppy mills, which...
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‘You can’t fix stupid’

I want to embrace and thank every single one of you who have joined Preserve Alpine Heritage (PAH), those who signed the Greater Alpine...
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County welcomes park dialogue

The county of San Diego wel­comes robust community en­gagement on the future Alpine Community Park. There has been a great deal of dialogue and...
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ACPG called on to explain its actions, attitude toward residents

Did you hear the fireworks at the tail end of the last Alpine Com­munity Planning Group’s (ACPG) February 25, 2021 meeting? It was when...
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Barnett, Lyon must resign their posts

As former long-standing Pres­ident of the Back Country Land Trust, I am calling on you both to resign from their board. As you are...
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Compassion for cats

In a report published in the San Diego Union Tribune on December 20, 2020 titled “San Diego Humane Society urged to stop releasing adoptable...

AN OPEN LETTER TO SAN DIEGO COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT...

In January 2021, the County presented the final draft concept plan for the new Alpine County Park to be developed at 2480 South Grade...
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