Community Commentary

Inside Oceanside: What to look for in 2014

Instead of predictions, please let me offer up some wishes for the new year.

Inside Oceanside: An accent known too well

If Oceanside ever had its own Walter Cronkite, that person would surely be Al Diedrich, the local news director for Oceanside radio station KUDE (AM 1320) in the ‘60s and ‘70s.

S.H. Chambers

S.H. Chambers

Mary Fleener: “The Less You Know…”

Mary Fleener: “The Less You Know…”

Inside Oceanside: The unanswered question

“In my 31 years at Vista High, I remember we had one suicide,” says Doug Knox, a now retired high school counselor about the time a student hung himself.

S.H. Chambers

S.H. Chambers

Commentary: Challenges loom over Fletcher Cove

It’s a warm and beautiful summer day in Solana Beach and you have plans to take the family to Fletcher Cove to enjoy an afternoon at the beach. You prepare a picnic lunch; gather up the kids and head to the beach only to find that not a single parking space is available in the […]

Commentary: Our system is sick and greedy

The California First Five Commission oversees hundreds of millions of dollars each year of cigarette tax money.

Commentary: Don’t go backward with public safety

Oceanside citizens are fortunate when it comes to their police force.

S.H. Chambers

S.H. Chambers