Mark Gabrish Conlan

Articles by Mark Gabrish Conlan

Carmel Valley – the anxiety of a new suburb

Accidental pond, 56 interchange, Seabreeze Farms, Pacific Highlands Ranch, vernal pools, One Paseo, ice pant destruction, the advent of Pardee

Carmel Valley accidental pond to be drained More than 17 years ago, land owner Robert Barczewski had a grading crew push a pile of dirt into a dip in a dirt road on his private ...

Dan Lungren-Gray Davis race gets scanty San Diego TV coverage

More than ever dependent on paid ads

San Diegans who relied on TV news as their main source for information on state and local politics during last year's campaign for governor of California were shortchanged, says Martin Kaplan, Ph.D., associate dean of ...

Larry Kramer got my tip and called Tom Brokaw and Peter Jennings

San Diego gay journalist Rex Wockner

The brutal -- and ultimately fatal -- beating of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student at the University of Wyoming, shocked the nation last October after the event was reported by NBC, AP, and other ...

Michael Beck and Sierra Club's Carolyn Chase tell us to vote for Pardee plan

Donna Frye conflicted

It seems about as likely as a sudden agreement between the heads of Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia to reunite and redevelop Yugoslavia. Yet there they are, the heads of two of San Diego's most powerful ...

San Diego's Prop. B will make farmland hard to divide

Some farmers like that, some don't

'The Farm Bureau of San Diego has abdicated its responsibility," said Pandora Rose, owner of a 74.5-acre avocado ranch in Ramona, about its opposition to the Rural Heritage Initiative, Proposition B on the November 3 ...

KOGO invites Padres' Larry Luchino as host

Rigged media

On September 18 -- the last day of KOGO talk-show host Roger Hedgecock's annual vacation -- the station filled in for him by inviting Larry Lucchino, CEO and minority owner of the San Diego Padres, ...