Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: COUNCIL MEMBERS DISREGARDED STAFF RECOMMENDATION, DESPITE ADDED EXPENSE

Editor, Times-Advocate: Re: “Mac” and Martinez soothe business leaders” is waiting for your approval Comment: “ . . .no abrupt, sudden lurches in any direction. Also, a message without a markedly anti-development bias.” Interesting comment from two of the council members who disregarded the staff recommendation at last week’s council meeting and told staff to cease development of the Water […]

Letter to the Editor: ROMAN DIDN’T FAIL BECAUSE OF ITS WALLS OR LACK

Editor, Times-Advocate: Re: “Rome didn’t have a wall” is waiting for your approval Poor choice of analogy, David. Rome did have walls around the central city–many remnants are still in use. The Roman Empire, however, failed not because of too few walls but because it tried to control too many lands and stretched its resources too thin. There’s a lesson […]

Letter to the Editor: ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS DON’T CONFLICT WITH ECONOMIC PROGRESS

Editor, Times-Advocate:  I want to work with Mayor and Deputy Mayor, to overcome common beliefs often held by business leaders that efforts to achieve economic progress and prosperity are in conflict with goals for environmental quality, planet sustainability, and renewable energy.  As recognized in City of Escondido’s CEDS document, these objectives are not mutually exclusive after all, and this forms […]

Letter to the Editor: FORGET ABOUT THE WALL

Editor, Times-Advocate: I have a thought. Forget about the wall, forget about immigration policy, just let everyone in. Then when tax rates soar to 90% to cover all the freebies we offer illegals, then people might re-consider a wall. These are dangerous times. LAWRENCE STENECK, Escondido

Letter to the Editor: DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME, CALIFORNIA AND ESCONDIDO ARE LOST

Editor, Times-Advocate: Re: “Mac” and Martinez soothe business leaders” Mayor, nobody wants to invest, purchase a home, start a business in Escondido, wanna know why?  (1) Nobody wants to spend $450.000 plus on a home for twenty years when the neighborhood will tank.  Endless school and municipal bond measures passing, makes your property worthless, why take a loss when your […]


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