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We Remember 9-11!

September 11, 2015

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Operation Noble Eagle

Editorial: Today’s publication date of La Prensa San Diego is 9-11! This date is forever seared into our minds with visions of the World Trade Center’s twin towers destruction by Boeing 767s. First one, then 18 minutes later, the second tower was hit by an airplane loaded with commercial passengers. Soon after, another jet airliner […]

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Labor Day Celebration

September 4, 2015

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Editorial: Labor Day in the U.S. is when we celebrate the working man and woman. The people who toil in the factories, the schools, the fields, in offices, the people who make America great. It is through the labor of hard-working men and women that America thrives, grows, and wealth is built. Putting aside the […]

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U.S.-Cuba relations still far from normal

August 28, 2015

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Guest Editorial: By Louis A. Perez Jr. U.S.-Cuba relations are still far from normal — and may never be. Secretary of State John Kerry has heralded the renewal of diplomatic ties, symbolized by the formal reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, as a step “to restoring fully normal relations between the United States and […]

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The End of Life Option deserves a full hearing, not gimmicks!

August 21, 2015

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Editorial: State Lawmakers are back at work this week in a special session called for by Gov. Brown with the intent of dealing with financing plans for public healthcare and road repairs. But politicians, being politicians, are using this special session to fast track through End of Life Option Act, which had been stalled during […]

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Conservative Myopia and the Latino Vote

August 14, 2015

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Guest Editorial: By Maria Cardona My followers might be surprised to hear me list things I appreciate about political conservatism. Every summer, I admire the national parks that might never have been preserved without the vision of Teddy Roosevelt. I appreciate that Eisenhower stood up for social security, and am especially grateful for the Clean […]

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It will cost more to conserve water!

August 7, 2015

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Editorial: In 2014 the Sweetwater Authority proposed a rate increase. This was of no surprise, they had raised the rates six of the past seven years. But in 2014 there was a twist: they added the stipulation that for the next five years, they would not have to go before the public for approval on […]

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Nothing but a smokescreen with Planned Parenthood video

July 31, 2015

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Editorial: Recently, a video went viral that recorded Planned Parenthood representatives in a restaurant talking about harvesting and selling fetuses. The imagery associated with this is ugly, one of deception, of dastardly deeds, of doctors out to make a buck selling aborted fetuses. The initial reaction to this is one of despair, that this is […]

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The immigration issue continues to dominate

July 24, 2015

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Editorial: Immigration was on the mind of most folks with the presidential campaigns starting to take off. It started with the racially charged comments by presidential candidate, Donald Trump. Initially this candidacy was viewed as nothing more than a sideshow, then a funny thing happened, his comments propelled him into the lead that shows for […]

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Latinos Are The New Majority in CA, But Not In Our Textbooks

July 17, 2015

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As Latinos become the new ethnic majority in the state of California, it is time we also include them in our curriculum Guest Editorial: By Jose Lara It’s official. Latinos now make up the largest ethnic group in California. They surpassed Whites for the first time since California was part of Mexico. However, the same […]

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The idea of a Sanctuary city under attack

July 10, 2015

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Editorial: The recent shooting death of Kathryn Steinle, 32, in San Francisco has set off a fire storm of controversy over sanctuary cities. Steinle was allegedly killed by an undocumented immigrant, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, 45, who had a criminal record and had been deported several times. Kathryn’s death came on the heels of Donald Trump’s […]

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As Trump’s star rises, GOP chances falter

July 3, 2015

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Editorial: Donald Trump has been raked over the coals by the Hispanic community and subsequently dropped by Univision, NBC, Macy’s and others for his racist comments during his Presidential bid announcement. Trump stated that he vowed to build a “great wall” on the Mexican border to keep out rapists, drug dealers, and other criminals, who […]

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How The Supreme Court’s Major Housing Ruling Could Impact Voter ID

June 26, 2015

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Guest Editorial: By Alice Ollstein On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court shocked many by narrowly ruling to protect one of the nation’s key civil rights laws. The Fair Housing Act — which bans discrimination in housing based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin — survived a challenge from Texas’s Department of Housing and […]

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Celebrating Fathers!

June 19, 2015

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Edditorial: Happy Father’s Day! As far as a day of celebration, it is not one of the big ones. Father’s Day pales in comparison to say Mother’s Day. For us fathers it is akin to being treated like the step-child of other celebrations. With that said, it is a big deal for us fathers! Father’s […]

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The American Dream slipping with higher rents!

June 12, 2015

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Editorial: For a while we, were starting to feel better about our financial situation. The recession had subsided, more and more folks were going back to work, the constant drone of foreclosure news had died down, and even the price of gasoline, although still fluctuating, had dropped. But we were jerked back to reality this […]

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Turning 21 and the Presidential race

June 5, 2015

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Editorial: Our son turns 21 this weekend. As parents, we are very proud of him. We are happy that he is a healthy, a good boy, and is attending San Diego State University majoring in Financial Management. He is getting good grades and he has good friends. The age of 21 for a young person […]

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States Humiliate the Poor With Food Stamp Crackdown

May 29, 2015

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Guest Editorial: By David A. Love Legislators across the country are launching a mean-spirited campaign to block poor people from purchasing certain kinds of foods, products, or services. Missouri state Rep. Rick Brattin has introduced a bill to prevent food stamp recipients from buying “cookies, chips, energy drinks, soft drinks, seafood, or steak.” A bill […]

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Immigration is important, but it is not the only issue!

May 22, 2015

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Editorial: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made good news this past week with the immigrant community and immigration advocates. First, she announced that she wants to ensure that undocumented immigrants can gain full citizenship by reforming the patchwork system and limited protections President Obama put in place. Later, she announced the appointment of DREAMer Lorella Praeli […]

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