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Education: A step in the right direction?

One of my top priorities as a mom and as your representative is education. Providing our children with a top-quality education in a safe learning environment is essential for their future and for California's....more»

A little understanding and effort can go a long way

It's been a while since I've written an editorial for the Valley Roadrunner, but being how editor Jessica Self is on vacation this week, I thought I would take an opportunity to air my opinion on a couple of things that have been on my mind lately....more»
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Molly's Column

Hi, this is Molly! How are you doing? I will write one more article this summer to update you on how the Ramona Fair was and I will write next year as a sixth grader! Today I will write a special thanks to my Del Mar Fair buyers and everyone else that helped me....more»

Time for a national discussion

The debate over the nation's border policies continues. In this region, the debate is fueled by the regular arrival of planeloads of illegal immigrants from Texas for processing at facilities in San Diego and Riverside counties....more»

Another advantage of an active lifestyle

I'm not a professional dermatologist, but I'm starting to believe that an active lifestyle may be a defense against skin cancer. One of my blonde childhood friends recently had a recurrence of skin cancer, and she blames her time tanning herself at the beach....more»

What do Americans stand for, and what have we become?

I read the article written by Assembly member Marie Waldron in last week's Roadrunner edition. It really got me to start thinking a lot about who we Americans really are and what we have become....more»

How to earn my donation

This column isn't meant to demean Jack in the Box tacos, but during a recent trip to Downtown San Diego three panhandlers turned down my offer of a coupon for two free tacos with any purchase....more»

Bastille Day remembered

July 14 is Bastille Day, France's version of Independence Day. Not only is it a national holiday for France, but the story behind the French Revolution is a symbol of what happens when big government and inadequate citizen rights get out of hand, and the rest of the world would do well to note the causes....more»

Editorials

Gwynn got away with doing good

Tony Gwynn used his status as a local hero to get away with good rather than to get away with bad. Because Tony Gwynn was Tony Gwynn, he could put the long-term interests of the San Diego State University baseball program ahead of short-term, win-loss records and the Aztec baseball fans would tolerate his initial losing seasons....more»

Letters to the Editor

Your voice can make a difference for school children

Should California's poorest schoolchildren be the interest free lenders of first resort to the state? I don't think so, but they are. For the past 10 years, the state has been diverting the property taxes that were allocated to schools to cover the state's other obligations....more»
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