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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.
Bury train tracks where they are
Opinion: Secret trails of Crest Canyon
By Gordon Clanton North Coast columnist Crest Canyon Open Space Park Preserve is a regional treasure, an exquisite wonderland of steep, orange sandstone cliffs and slopes dense with fragrant coastal sage scrub and southern maritime chaparral.
Not a dime’s worth of difference?
A growing number of “independent” voters hold that there is no meaningful difference between Democrats and Republicans.
Footnotes and fragments
By Gordon Clanton Keynoter.
Remembering Lou Terrell
By Gordon Clanton My friend Louis Terrell, 75, died Friday, Jan. 3.
Monsters at the beach
By Gordon Clanton On a recent visit to the Torrey Pines State Beach, I came upon the sights and sounds of a major reshaping of the natural world.
Democrats in Rancho Santa Fe?
BY GORDON CLANTON When I tell people I am associated with the Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club, reactions are predictable: “Rancho Santa Fe Democrats: Isn’t that an oxymoron?”
One View: Footnotes to November election
By Gordon Clanton • After his Prop 30 tax increase passed by 8 percentage points, Jerry Brown has an easy path to re-election in 2014.
I have been writing about local politics in the North Coastal press for more than 25 years.
One View: Down to the wire
gordonBy Gordon Clanton Mail ballots went out Oct. 8.
Some key ballot measures
The November ballot gives voters 11 opportunities to make law.