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Friday 12/27/2019
This Impeachment Marks A Turning Point
Posted: December 27, 2019

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to take stock of where we are as a nation. Where we are is in two camps divided by a chasm. Not since the Civil War have we been more divided. I believe, however, that the impeachment of the president of the United States marks a turning point. Described as an historic event because it is only the third time a U. S. president has been impeached, it is more historic for the fact that it is the first time that a U.S. President has been impeached purely on political grounds without a single vote of support by the opposition party. Moreover, it happened in spite of a record of presidential successes and during a period of unprecedented prosperity.

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MOAA Concludes The 2019 Letters To The Troops Project
Posted: December 27, 2019

The Silver Strand Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) concluded its 20th annual Letters to the Troops Project in November. This year, over 1100 letters were contributed by children from Coronado Middle School, Village Elementary, Silver Strand Elementary, Christ Church Day School, Sacred Heart Parish School, and from St. Charles Catholic School in South San Diego, and from high school students enrolled in the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Course (NJROTC) Programs at both Coronado High School and at Mar Vista High School. The letters addressed to Service Members, expressed each student’s gratitude and support for our Service Members and for their sacrifices for our Country. As in years past, the letters were delivered to Naval Base Coronado’s Public Affairs Office for distribution to Service Men and Women wherever they may be serving. From each of the participating schools two letters were selected to receive a gift certificate from Bay Books in recognition of the authors’ efforts to convey their support to our Service Members. Along with the letters that earned gift certificate awards, several letters from each school were also singled out for Honorable Mention recognition.

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Friday 11/29/2019
The Voters Deserve More Choices
Posted: November 29, 2019

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is jumping into the race for the Democrat presidential nomination. He is a welcome addition because none of the other Democrat aspirants to the most powerful office on earth really should be trusted with this economy. They have little to offer the American people except greatly expanded government, much higher taxes, a spiraling national debt and a likely end to the economic growth achieved during the first three years of President Donald Trump’s term. Their main goal, moreover, seems to be the impeachment of the president, apparently because they lack, for good reason, sufficient confidence in their ability to defeat him at the polls in eleven months.

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Dear South Bay Parents/Guardians And Community Members
Posted: November 29, 2019

There is currently a lot of conversation taking place among California legislators about funding for public education. Although California is the 5th largest economy in the world, our state level of education funding per student is 45th in the Nation. As a comparison, California students are funded at approximately $10,000 per student, while New York provides $21,000 of funding per student.

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The Time Has Come To Lower Drug Prices
Posted: November 29, 2019

The largest single expense we have, as older Americans pushed out of the job force, (not really retired), is the money we spend on medications.

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Friday 11/22/2019
Get Ready For Ocean Water Quality To Take A Dive!
Posted: November 22, 2019

Locals in Imperial Beach and Coronado may not be aware that the currently proposed plan that is called The TRV (Tijuana River Valley) Stakeholders Solution as proposed by the Surfrider Foundation, North American Development Bank (NAD), and supported by the Mayor of Imperial Beach and his non-profit corporation Wildcoast could result in the quadrupling of the amount of treated sewage being dumped off Imperial Beach from the current 25 million gallons a day (mgd) to more than 100 million gallons a day. Anywhere else in the United States, this sewage dump would be illegal and a direct violation of the Clean Water Act.

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It’s Time For A Rational Conversation
Posted: November 22, 2019

Now I would like everyone to take a deep breath for a minute and really contemplate global warming.

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Friday 11/15/2019
The Mayor’s Corner
Posted: November 15, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 9, the statue honoring Chopper, the Navy SEAL dog, was officially unveiled at Veteran’s Park. This moving tribute to all military working dogs was made possible thanks to the City of Imperial Beach, the Navy Seal Museum, Navy SEAL veteran Trevor Maroshek and community resident Jerry Quinn. While Maroshek served in the Navy, he started the first dog unit in the Navy SEALS and then also started the Navy SEAL Dog Foundation that supports veterans with service dogs. The tribute was a nice precursor to Veteran’s Day on Monday, Nov. 11, and the wonderful Military Appreciation Day celebration at Dune’s Park organized by the local chapters of the Fleet Reserve, American Legion and the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars along with the Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to all the sponsors of the event and all of the organizers who have made this event an annual and wonderful tradition in Imperial Beach.

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