I've never known Cheryl Cox to shinny up a tree so it caught my attention Tuesday when I heard her go out on a limb and propose discussion that wasn’t specific and exclusive to Chula Vista. The outgoing mayor isn’t a wallflower but it [..]
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Sept. 28, 2007.
Editor’s note: The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared April 4, 1998
On Sept. 4, Imozelle McVeigh wrote a letter to the editor of the big daily newspaper down the street. She lauded the Chula Vista City Council for last year’s budgeting equal funds for library books as they did for bullets for the cops.Then, McV [..]
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 [..]