Opinion

  • Opinion: La Jollan shares tale of being scammed $3,000: 'Was I confused, hypnotized or just victimized?'

    Opinion: La Jollan shares tale of being scammed $3,000: 'Was I confused, hypnotized or just victimized?'

    Opinion / Guest Commentary / Our Readers Write: Editor's Note: While La Jolla Light knows the name and address of this writer, we've agreed to withhold the information to protect her safety and privacy. She wishes her story told as a caution to others, particularly other senior citizens and wrote...

  • Our Readers Write

    Our Readers Write

    Not cool to toss old shoes in a tree Thank you for the insightful article "Mystery of the Shoe Tree" in the March issue and the background on this trend of shoe-tossing. However, I cannot believe the nearby fitness center actually encourages its members to fling their old shoes into the tree and...

  • Opinion: Student safety behind new education laws for California schools in 2019

    Opinion: Student safety behind new education laws for California schools in 2019

    Opinion / Guest Commentary / Our Readers Write: Several new Assembly Bills surrounding education go into effect Jan. 1, 2019. Many of these new laws affect our local schools and students. For example, two address school safety. As our schools face challenges in responding to incidents of school...

  • Opinion: Speak up about environmental violations in San Diego

    Opinion: Speak up about environmental violations in San Diego

    Opinion / Guest Commentary / Our Readers Write: Clear coastal waters, breathtaking beaches and rugged desert trails are just a few of the natural features that define San Diego and draw people here from all over the world. As San Diego City Attorney, I work to protect our environment by fighting...

  • Opinion: Setting the record straight on poaching in waters in South La Jolla and San Diego

    Opinion: Setting the record straight on poaching in waters in South La Jolla and San Diego

    Opinion / Guest Commentary / Our Readers Write: Thank you for highlighting the ecological importance of South La Jolla State Marine Reserve (SMR) and California's marine protected area (MPA) network in the Nov. 21 article: "Waters off south La Jolla and San Diego prime target for lobster poaching."...

  • Food Drive is another way to help a neighbor in San Diego

    Food Drive is another way to help a neighbor in San Diego

    EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK: "Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." — Desmond Tutu The annual Heart to Hands food drive (Nov. 8 through Dec. 18, 2018) supports the San Diego Food Bank, Feeding San Diego and UC San Diego's Triton Food...

63°