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Education Matters

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  • Education Matters: San Dieguito pay raises and more

    Buried on page 1,366 of a monster 1,399-page April 19 board meeting agenda was a request for the San Dieguito Union High School District school board to approve pay raises for management and so-called “non-represented” employees. This item was approved by a vote of 4-1. The raises are retroactive...

Kitchen Shrink

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  • Kitchen Shrink: The Saucy Side of Barbecue

    Kitchen Shrink: The Saucy Side of Barbecue

    KITCHEN SHRINK: In Japan it's ponzu, in France it's beurre blanc, in Argentina it's chimichurri, in Spain it's aioli, while in the United States barbecue sauce is boss. Ketchup's smoky, tangy, complex cousin is king of condiments for dipping, spreading, pouring and slathering on everything from...

One View

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  • One View: Looking forward with Michael Dukakis

    Michael Dukakis, 83, former governor of Massachusetts and 1988 Democratic candidate for president, spoke recently to the Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club where I am VP for programs. Congressman Scott Peters was there. Also Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez and new husband Nathan Fletcher, a likely candidate...

Rant with Randi

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  • Rant with Randi: Enough is enough

    Rant with Randi: Enough is enough

    I was trying to figure out what I should write about this week, when it was handed to me recently at a Friday night football game. I heard a woman talking, ranting actually, about coaches and their roles in our kids’ lives. I haven’t written about sports and crazy parents for a while, because sometimes...

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