For several years I’ve been thinking about starting a column called "The County is not your friend," to chronicle the various ways that the County of San Diego does its best to hinder, if not harm ...more» Editor, Roadrunner: Re: Santa arrives via helicopter. Two years ago, I wrote to The Roadrunner a "thank you" for all the personnel that made Christmas in the Valley a success; Especially Bates Nut Farm, ...more» Editor, Roadrunner: It's great reading The Roadrunner again, just like the old days, but when you mentioned that "extremely liberal fellow" I felt I was required to attack again, just like the old days! ...more» When most people pay their water bill, they typically only think of how much water they purchase, which, in this time of drought, is a natural thing with which to be concerned....more» In last week’s paper we printed a letter that stated that RiverWatch, an organization that is fighting against the proposed Gregory Canyon dump, had folded....more» I read that Donald Trump is going to host Saturday Night Live and concluded that the American presidency really has fallen just about as far as it is possible without having an incumbent president caught ...more» As your Assemblymember, I have been working hard in Sacramento to fight taxes, fees and overreaching government regulations. During my 14-year tenure on the Escondido City Council, I never supported a ...more»
|23andMe: DIY DNA testing
With a few drops of saliva, an Internet connection and $199 — anybody can order up a personalized DNA analysis to find out about their family tree and the risk of passing down diseases to their children...
Planned Parenthood shootings in Colorado
Police confer at an intersection near the scene of a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. A gunman opened fire at the clinic on Friday, authorities said, wounding multiple people...
Protests in Chicago over police shooting of black teen
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man...