Letters to the Editor

  • March 9: Letters to the Editor

    Climate has always changed Thanks to Mark Peters for his recent letters discussing the inconsistency of climate change predictions and accuracy. The technique used by some to say “almost all scientists agree…” is called an appeal to authority, and is often used by proponents of a position to obscure...

  • March 2: Letters to the Editor

    Beating Cheating High schools all across the world are filled with cheating, from the lowest ranking schools to the most prestigious ones. San Diego is not exempt from cheating. Students copy homework, post answers to tests, and even share answers during the test. The teachers are not the problem,...

  • From the Del Mar Mayor: Crime in Del Mar

    From the Del Mar Mayor: Crime in Del Mar

    I have two reasons for writing this article. First, Del Mar has always had a strong value of looking out for our neighbors. That is why we have such organizations as Del Mar Community Connections, Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), and Neighborhood Watch. Also, one of my first responsibilities...

  • Feb. 23: Letters to the editor

    Letter misleads readers about climate change Mark Peter spread falsehoods about the topic of human-caused climate change in his recent letter (“Climate change and the facts", 2/17/17). Take for example his canard that the “ice cap is increasing” at the South Pole. The reality is that, while the...

  • Feb. 16: Letters to the editor

    Climate change and the facts I’d like to respond to the two letters featured regarding climate change. It does exist, but it’s not such a serious problem requiring a UN global carbon tax of trillions of dollars that will have little-to-no effect and destroy the economies of Africa. Valerie and...

  • Feb. 9: Letters to the Editor

    The following letter was sent to the Del Mar City Council and to this newspaper for publication. Lane plan should be further analyzed Dear Mayor and City Council, Regarding the removal of the northbound traffic lane on Camino Del Mar from Carmel Valley Road to Del Mar Heights Road: I am concerned...

  • Feb. 2: Letters to the Editor

    Alternative energy sources outside of fossil fuels should be pursued I read with interest Mark Peter’s letter (Jan. 26 issue), “Climate change isn’t a serious problem,” as it provided another view on climate change. It seems to be irrelevant if climate change is happening or not since as a country...

  • Jan. 26: Letters to the Editor

    Why we voted No on Eric Dill as the San Dieguito Union High School District Superintendent We were asked to approve the hiring of Mr. Dill as our superintendent for the San Dieguito Union High School District. We voted No because we believe approval of him is premature. We were given the choice...

  • From the Del Mar Mayor: Is Del Mar a good host?

    From the Del Mar Mayor: Is Del Mar a good host?

    The Breeders’ Cup is coming to Del Mar in November of this year. This is the Super Bowl of thoroughbred horse racing. Thirteen races will be held over two days: Friday and Saturday Nov. 3 and 4. There will be 150-plus horses from 13 countries. $26 million in purses will be offered, including $5...

  • Letters to the Editor: Oct. 6 issue

    Increase safety, stop additional train noise pollution As a believer in the old adage “there are two sides to every story” I would like to present the flip side of the people complaining about getting ticketed for trespassing on the railroad tracks in Del Mar. One point that hasn’t been raised...

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