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Guest editorial: Let’s preserve San Diego’s window to health care coverage


Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Daniel Gross and John Ohanian As a new administration is being installed in Washington, D.C., many are wondering what changes we can expect in the first 100 days. As organizations on the front lines helping people access health care services in the San Diego region, we share the public’s uncertainty about what’s in store for the future. While there are countless issues facing California and our country, one policy priority must remain following the […]

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Guest editorial: How to shop for the Covered California health plan that best fits you

Posted: November 18th, 2016 | Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Covered California staff With Covered California’s three-month open-enrollment period underway since Nov. 1, it’s a great time to shop for the best fit for your health coverage. During Covered California open enrollment, which runs through Jan. 31, consumers can choose among 11 name-brand health insurance plans that offer high-quality and affordable coverage. Here are some helpful tips.

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Guest editorial: Measures C and D would harm San Diego and our tourism economy

Posted: November 4th, 2016 | Featured, Opinion | No Comments

By Joe Terzi and Phil Blair The year was 1888. The eager crowds that gathered along a picturesque stretch of coastline for the opening of Hotel Del Coronado must have been excited at the time, but they could never have imagined what was in store for our region. Not long after the opening of the now historic Hotel Del, other iconic attractions followed: the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park with its many celebrated institutions, […]

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Guest editorial: Uptown Community Plan: 7 years of hard labor down the drain?

Posted: November 4th, 2016 | Featured, Opinion | 4 Comments

By Tom Mullaney Is the Uptown Community Plan important? Yes, if you live, work, play, walk, ride or drive in the Uptown communities. This plan is intended to guide growth and development, including buildings, transportation, parks, libraries and more. When the last plan was updated 28 years ago in 1988, “smart growth” and “compact infill” were new concepts. The plan was a first-cut; it increased densities in many areas, but didn’t fully consider limitations of […]

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