Train horns are matter of public safety All safety components at railroad crossings are essential — including locomotive horns. Establishing a quiet zone in Oceanside would be a mistake. With Amtrak, Metrolink, Coaster, Sprinter and freight trains, Oceanside has the highest rail traffic in San Diego County. This is no place for a quiet zone.
Keep Kern, Felien Who convinced Chuck to run again for office? The citizens of Oceanside voted to remove Chuck Lowery from the Oceanside City Council.
Cyclists and bike lanes I live in Rancho Santa Fe. When driving our local roads I too often encounter bicycle riders who seem to have a death wish. Instead of riding where there is a big wide bike trail like on the Del Dios Highway (S-6), a few insist on riding on Camino Del Norte […]
Re: “Carlsbad Unified takes more steps to prepare teachers for Common Core.”
The price of voting Last Monday notice was given that the Del Mar City Council would interrupt their August vacation to hold a special meeting on Wednesday to vote to cancel the Del Mar Citizens’ right to vote in November for the election of two councilmen for the next term! And appoint the two instead!
Fire prevention I have been a Carlsbad resident for 38 years and had the pleasure of attending a hike, which terminated immediately adjacent to the burn areas of the recent Poinsettia fire. This hike was sponsored by San Diego Canyonlands along Encinas Creek, adjacent to Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad on July 26.
Re: Spa owner After reading your recent article (“Spa owner points to unprofessional practices,” June 23, 2014), highlighting a massage owner’s frustration with the increase of illicit massage businesses in Oceanside, readers were left misled and misinformed. California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) does not regulate the massage industry in California, neither does it have the […]
Elias commentary Thank you, Mr. Elias, for your spot-on column revealing the lobbying behind AB327 and related ongoing anti-consumer efforts of the investor-owned power companies. Increasing the base metering fee reduces the sensitivity of one’s bill to usage — why should I continue to spend $10 each on LED light bulbs when 2/3 of my […]