If they build it who will come? Sat, May 16 2015 12:00 PM

Fortunately there's going to be a part two to the Otay Ranch amendment hearing because there is plenty more to digest (though in reality you have to wonder if it’s a formality given how highly developers are regarded by some members of the cou [..]

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Fond memories of furious affection

Once it dawned on me what Toya Graham was doing, I chuckled. Graham is the Baltimore woman seen on video smacking around her 16-year-old son after she caught him attempting to participate in the city’s riots last week. The single mother o [..]

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Troubled by feelings about the police

When photographer Rick Eaton passed along a photo of Chula Vista police subduing a man outside the El Primero in April, I felt a sense of relief mixed with a smidge of joy and a pinch of pride. Followed by a tablespoon of consternation. The suspec [..]

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Where the grass grows

If and when all the lush green golf courses in the land dry up and blow up and away during California’s eons-long drought, I won't shed more than a tear. I don’t play the game. I have better ways of walking slowly and wasting time — [..]

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What’s worthless may be worthwhile

As with most things, “it” is in the eye of the beholder. “It” can be anything: beauty, truth, justice, utility. For this particular exercise, it = worthless, as in: the gesture the city council made Tuesday night was worthless [..]

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