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Guest Editorial: Earth Day allows us to renew our commitment to the environment

Posted: April 21st, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Rep. Susan A. Davis Earth Day, April 22, takes on added significance this year as we are seeing environmental protections established by President Barack Obama being rolled back. Using an obscure and seldom-used law, the Congressional Review Act (CRA), congressional Republicans and the Trump administration have been overturning a number of environmental protections. These protections relate to clean air and clean water, protection of wildlife, and reducing pollution. Enacted in 1996, the CRA allows […]

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Calendar: April 21 – May 4, 2017

Posted: April 21st, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Digital Gym Gems ‘Truman’ – When childhood friends Julián and Tomás reunite, the two men (along with Julian’s faithful dog Truman) share emotional and surprising moments in light of tragic news. Unrated. Friday, April 21 to Thursday, May 4. ‘Mr. Gaga’ – This documentary tells the story of Ohad Naharin, the choreographer who created the dance and movement language Gaga, through numerous rehearsals and performances. Unrated. Friday, April 21 to Thursday, April 27. ‘Finding Oscar’ […]

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Guest Editorial: How renters can personalize living spaces

Posted: April 7th, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Molly Kirkland Compared to owning, one of the biggest disadvantages of renting a home is that you’re limited in the ways you can modify and customize your living space. But being a renter doesn’t mean you have to settle for blank walls, ugly lighting and bland colors. There are many creative ways to spruce up your space and make it your own, all while preserving your security deposit and keeping the landlord happy.

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Guest Editorial: How I’m tackling my top priorities in Sacramento

Posted: March 10th, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Sen. Toni G. Atkins The 2017 legislative session is well underway, and I am pursuing several of my top priorities while at the same time joining my colleagues in making sure that California remains a national leader in environmental protection and access to quality health care, and serves as a beacon of compassion and inclusiveness when it comes to human rights.

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Guest Editorial: Higher education is the issue of our time

Posted: February 24th, 2017 | Opinion & News | 2 Comments

By Rep. Susan A. Davis A nation’s potential is aligned closely with the strength of its education system. America’s success is a result of the quality and abundant opportunities in the area of higher education. Education has always been a passion of mine. I got my start in public service because of education. In 1983, I ran for a seat on the San Diego Board of Education.

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