Opinion

Letter to the Editor: HARPER HAS HAD A PROFOUND IMPACT ON THE SCHOOL BOARD

Editor, Times-Advocate: Re: “Zesty Harper wants to bring her common sense approach to a second term”  I’ve known Zesty since she was a student at Escondido Charter High school. The charter for ECH  is a thing of beauty,  it  fosters the best of academia and citizenship.  Zesty is the perfect example of those foundational principles in all aspects of her […]

Letter to the Editor: WE NEED A LEADER WHO LISTENS

Editor, Times-Advocate: Re: “Mayor candidate McNamara challenges Abed’s claims” I truly believe that Escondido needs a new vision with a new leader.  We need a leader that listens to the people of the city. After losing the East branch library and the outsourcing of the main library, I am convinced that Mr. Abed doesn’t really care what residents think is […]

Letter to the Editor: PROPOSITION 3 WOULD PROTECT WATERSHEDS

Editor, Times-Advocate: Clean water, clean watersheds and clean beaches are intrinsically linked to a strong economy.  Protecting our water supplies and watersheds is essential for California and San Diego County which is why the Escondido Creek Conservancy has joined water districts, business groups, other non-profit conservation groups, and resource conservation districts around the state in support of Proposition 3 on […]

Letter to the Editor: ABED’S RESPONSE: EMOTIONAL, VENGEFUL

Editor, Times-Advocate: I have watched Mayor Sam Abed, both as Mayor and Councilman for many years now. He does not like being crossed. His response to you is pretty typical—emotional, and vengeful. And, not very truthful.  He claims that Stone Brewery, 24-Hour Fitness, One Stop Systems, and Baker Electric have “located here under his watch.” Baker Electric was established in […]

LAPA – no one’s entitled to an endorsement McNamara!

A conservative Latino’s view on politics...

The Latino American Political Association (LAPA) of San Diego County, promotes leadership and unity while seeking to increase Latino participation in the political process. LAPA’s nonpartisan. We consist of liberals, conservatives, Democrats, Republicans and No Party Preference. That’s not always true of Latino groups. When I considered others, many didn’t welcome my ideological views. Eventually, I found LAPA and joined […]


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