The finger pointing is ridiculous

Twenty-four hours before Katrina hit, President Bush was on the scene in Air Force One with the governor of Louisiana and the mayor of New Orleans. He asked the governor to declare a state of emergency. The governor failed to take quick action, saying that she needed 24 hours to understand the plan. The New […]

The opinion page is an opportunity to vent

Someone asked me recently why I don’t write more editorials. They went on to say that if they owned a newspaper they would write as often as they could to let people know what they thought. It’s my opinion that what I think is not as interesting or as important as what everyone else in […]

FAIR PLAN forms to oppose upzone

A new local group, Fallbrook Fair Plan, has been formed to fight the drastic up zone (to possibly 9,000 homes) in the Pala Mesa Valley from the current allowance of about 1,750. According to Fair Plan, the San Diego Department of Planning and Land Use is the force pushing to build another city along the […]

FAIR PLAN forms to oppose upzone

A new local group, Fallbrook Fair Plan, has been formed to fight the drastic up zone (to possibly 9,000 homes) in the Pala Mesa Valley from the current allowance of about 1,750. According to Fair Plan, the San Diego Department of Planning and Land Use is the force pushing to build another city along the […]

Questions for the County Water Authority

Most people by now probably know that aqueduct pipelines #1 and #2 go through the proposed Gregory Canyon Landfill. Most people probably already know that the pipelines are each 15 feet wide and are the main feeders for San Diego County water. These aqueduct pipelines carry so much water that it is measured in acre-feet […]

Turko is better late than never

Yellow journalism is a type of reporting that is sensationalist, flamboyant and even irresponsible at times. I never named Mr. Turko’s show directly. However, he did trespass onto the Citrus property and by all the reports I heard, did a very one-sided show. He could have talked to people who live here and found out […]

Activist goes to the birds… and comes in swinging

On Friday, January 21, Debra Sprague entered the Village News office with a dead hawk in hand, accusing someone at the newspaper of placing the bird on a windshield at her house. I had already taken a call from a friend who told me that Debra said I was ‘the only one who would do […]

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