Community Blog Entries

5 things to know before your toes touch the ocean

This is Nick. He is the lifeguard on duty today at Grandview Beach in Leucadia. He is the only one ...

Going to the Mall

“Sir, you look a little lost, can I help you with something?” Mark trudges up to the fashion-diva salesgirl. She ...

A La Jollan Family

Bittersweet Memories and a Will This is our summer of profound discontent. Ma passes. For the first time in ten ...

PLAYTIME IN THE LAUNDRY

It seems like Mommy has been gone for days. She went to do laundry this morning, and I know that ...

Poly-Addictions Are Eating Us

When drugs meet alcohol, the results are crippling. It's called poly-addiction. The effects cannot even be calculated, they are so ...

School Board Appointment A Teachable Moment

A chorus of congratulations poured forth from supporters of Claudine Jones on the Carlsbad Unified Parents Facebook website following her ...

Bittersweet Memories and a Will

This is our summer of profound discontent. Ma passes. For the first time in ten years, we are together, staring ...

My Take On School Board Candidates

At a special meeting this Monday night, September 16, the Carlsbad Unified School Board will choose one of eleven candidates ...

Its' Freakin’ Immoral

Its' immoral, cowardly, and just plain wrong for us to "resolve" today's' budget issues by passing them on to future ...

What I’ve Learned From My First 150 Photo Shoots

One day last year, when I was frustrated about the lack of momentum in my photography business, my friend Chelsea ...

Tolerence Vs. Tryanny

Everyone minds their own. No Questions asked, no judgement, a simple exceptance. I was walking by a street community of ...

On the Boardwalk

American Airlines began direct service from San Diego to Miami in June, and I took advantage of it at the ...

Ghost tour and Haunted Grand Horton Hotel in Downtown San Diego

My inclination to seek out places with a haunted past has taken me around to say the least. Be it ...

Charter School Finds Key to North County in Desert

After being turned away by Carlsbad and Oceanside, the Oxford Preparatory Academy found a road to San Marcos through Borrego ...

Nathan Fletcher's past raises serious questions about integrity

So now that Filner has been successfully booted from office by the cabal that has been running this city for ...

FUSS BUCKET BLUES

Mommy tells me that it's only three weeks until Fall, but you'd never know it by the heat. It doesn't ...

Holding the Bag-Pensions

Our first two “Holding the Bag” articles put the spotlight on a common yet irresponsible financial management practice – making ...

An introduction to the PRINCESS GEEK

With the release of my new book, PRINCESS GEEK, a month away I wanted to give you a glimpse into ...

NFL: Not for Long

So, the blackout for today's game has been lifted. Yes! Go Chargers! As a native, I am a little afraid ...

Race?

“Race” is a dying concept. Among disciplined thinkers such as scientists, it is dead. Since it was first “invented” (it ...

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