Does the Sweetwater Union High School District have a drug problem? Should the South County’s high school district be renamed Bongwater HSD? Those are a couple of questions that came to mind after reading a letter posted on various high scho [..]
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Sept. 6, 2013.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Sept. 05 2008.
Last week I outlined what the San Diego County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team was all about, their training, equipment and mission. This group is made up of people who are interested in more than a nice hike in the woods or hills, carrying a [..]
June means fruit tree overload for many yards and gardens as favorable spring conditions cause trees to produce more than they can handle June drop...
This column's subject is a result of my flat out hero worship for the legendary Ray Bradbury, who died last year. I began reading him at age 12, and was captivated by his skills as a wordsmith. His remarkable authorship of more than 80 books, sto [..]