Author Archive for mandy.barre

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Hypocrites: Kern & Felien vote for police pay raises

I hope you’re as shocked and furious as I am. After months of horrible, continuous attacks on former Councilman Chuck Lowery for voting in raises for the Fire Department, Kern and Felien have voted yes on raises for police. Talk about hypocrites! This goes right along with them cutting the Fire Department’s two programs that […]

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Lowery gets my vote

Chuck Lowery has proven himself to be the most valuable member on the Oceanside City Council. With his thoughtful approach, positive changes are happening for the residents and businesses of Oceanside. Prior to his election, the council was very divided between the build-it-anywhere-anytime troika of Kern, Feller, Chavez and the pro-neighborhood bloc of Mayor Jim […]