Coronado

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's time to fight City Hall and restore La Jolla!

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's time to fight City Hall and restore La Jolla!

I met a friend in Oceanside last week. I had not been there in seven years. Oceanside, always a rough and tumble stepchild to other coastal communities, has come into its own.

The areas that I remember as being particularly seedy, now shine like a new copper penny. This epiphany was reminiscent of my recent visit to Coronado, where to my astonishment, I was unable to spot a single homeless person. There were very few potholes in the roads and I saw sidewalks in commercial areas that were power-washed almost to perfection. With less affluence than La Jolla, the City of Coronado — and now even the City of Oceanside — outperform La Jolla on every municipal service level and join the...

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