The rest will be up to the people. Keep in mind, however, the people are the ones who got us here. On Monday during a special Otay Water District Board meeting, four of the five elected representatives on the dais voted to censure he of the opinio [..]
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Dec. 25, 2009.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Dec. 14, 2012.
Since his death earlier this year The Star-News has published archived columns of Tom Basinski’s Behind Police Lines. This final installation first appeared Aug. 16, 2013.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Tom Basinski. Today’s column first appeared June 17, 2011.
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 [..]
I spent much of high school expecting to die in a nuclear blast. In 1982, my high school displayed a map showing how far the effects of a nuclear bomb would be felt. Targets were assumed to be Lockheed or the neighboring NASA Ames Research Center, [..]