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Michael Richards April 17, 2014 at 09:06 am
If the supervisors and the state found ways to increase trees and bushes instead of hardscape andRead More low water use vegatation, GREEN would naturally take care of itself. New rules and regulations only make politicians "feel good" about the environment, but doesn't really do anything that would actually help the planet. The argument that we live in a dry area with not enough water is a complete lie. This planet is over 80% water and California and San Diego is one area which could produce more than enough by desalinization of sea water, wouldn't have to build expensive tunnels or bypass systems of northern California water. And economies of scale would bring down the cost per acre foot as long as the politicians stopped listening to years long delays by environmental activist groups which only want settlement money before a project is built.
By Jim Beller
Susan Cronin April 9, 2014 at 11:07 am
What's the old saying about hitting the nail on the head? Jim Beller did just that. Love it.
pyka April 9, 2014 at 11:31 am
Am I to understand that this cartoon equates illegal racketeering, conspiring to transport $2M ofRead More military arms including shoulder-launched missiles from Philippine Islamic rebels (terrorists?) and cozying up to a mobster named "Shrimp Boy" who's been involved in money-laundering, drug dealing and murder-for-hire with Republicans' interest in preserving a citizen’s fundamental Constitutional right to self-defense? Sounds to me like a pretty simplistic, biased "thought" process.
A judge issued a tentative ruling in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority, declaring that the Metropolitan Water District's water rates violate state law. Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo.
sheeple herder February 26, 2014 at 09:28 am
What??? You mean to tells we are being ripped off? I thought the government always had our bestRead More interests in mind...
Ed Sorrels February 26, 2014 at 11:49 am
Jay is right, We can no longer pump water offshore, Toilet to tap is inevitable if we want toRead More continue to live here in the desert. And with the Sierra club shut down now would be a good time to apply for more permits to build De-Sal plants.
Jay Berman February 27, 2014 at 10:06 am
Ed, I don't think it was Sierra Club .. it was Coastkeeper and Surfrider that doubled the cost ofRead More the desal .. the mitigation for dumping salt water into salt water ... we need major loser pays legislation to stop these illegitimate suits .. I also think it is totally inefficient to have so many water districts in the county, Encinitas has 2 districts within its borders, maybe 3 (Leucadia ?) They all have resources and duplicate each other ... We should have a single county authority with representatives from each community. The savings would be incredible.
San Diego County officials will hand out more than 1,900 child car seats for free this year. Patch file photo.
Jake Mahamood February 25, 2014 at 09:25 am
First off, its not "the state" that is giving the grant, its the tax payers, second, I 'llRead More bet everyone showing to collect the seats, has an iphone.
Jay Berman February 26, 2014 at 09:01 am
I hope they check for a valid drivers license with a matching auto registration before giving awayRead More these way overpriced seats .... my guess is a lot of the people getting these seats are unlicensed illegal aliens ...
usmcboi February 27, 2014 at 09:34 am
good so when they fail to protect they will get sued out the yang.
Two storms, one weaker, one stronger, are on their way. Patch file photo.
Jay Berman February 24, 2014 at 08:32 am
Nahhhh propaganda .... what's rain ?
Wake Robin February 24, 2014 at 10:08 am
It's a March Miracle getting a big jump! Ya gotta Believe!!!!! The Coronado Flwer Show will beRead More overwhelmed with giant blooms!
jimellis1103 February 24, 2014 at 01:55 pm
Gracie Marie Roberts March 1, 2014 at 03:46 pm
With all it's problems and now another drought, I'm done with CA. Moving somewhere where they'reRead More surrounded by fresh water! Florida or or better yet -Michigan here I come!