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Protecting our data privacy

AD-75 (R) Our personal data is valuable, needing secure protection in this... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Prop 13 on the March 3 primary ballot

Prop 13 was and remains a 1978 landmark amendment to the CA constitution protecting property owners from excessively rising tax... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Senator Jones introduces measure to extend local government immunity for operating skate parks

SACRAMENTO – State Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee) announced Feb. 13 that he has introduced Senate Bill 1003, a measure to extend... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Don't be fooled, vote no on B

Let's not get ahead of ourselves here, the Newland Sierra development that is proposed for the Northwest side of 15 and Deer... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Streamline the permitting process

We’ve all heard it; there’s a shortage of housing in San Diego County. Every... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Re: 'Real Estate Round-Up: SOS – Vote wisely' [Village News, Jackson letter, 2/6/20]

I am neither advocating for or against Measure A, but I would like clarity on the issue. In Mark Jackson’s letter to the editor... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

How to find more info on propositions and judges

The upcoming March 3 election can be challenging at times when we have a lot of choices, and each side’s rhetoric fails to tell... — Updated 2/21/2020

 

Protecting public health

AD-75 (R) As a member of the Assembly Select Committee on Infectious Disease in... — Updated 2/12/2020

 

FPUD and Rainbow make brave move to save ratepayers money

Over the holidays, I received a letter from the San Diego County Water Authority designed to make customers of Fallbrook Public Uti... — Updated 2/12/2020

 

Jones: Newsom and Democrat Legislative Leaders need to get serious about housing

SACRAMENTO – California Senate Caucus Chair Brian Jones, R-Santee, called on Gov. Gavin Newsom and his Democrat colleagues in... — Updated 2/12/2020

 

The Coronavirus

District Five San Diego County, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,... — Updated 2/12/2020

 

AB 5 isn't working

AD-75 (R) This week I joined my colleagues to address a large crowd gathered on... — Updated 2/6/2020

 
 By Joe Naiman    Opinion

Requiring public vote will likely increase backcountry development

San Diego County voters will be considering a measure to require a public vote on general plan amendments which do not meet size,... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Re: "Real Estate Round-Up: SOS – Vote wisely [Village News, Kim Murphy column, 12/19/19]

While Ms. Murphy is entitled to her opinions, there are many factual ‘escapes’ in her article. Yes, I’m being polite. Ms.... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Podcast offers latest info

5th District Do you want to stay up to date on the latest happenings in San... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Brian Jones leads Senate reps in defeating SB 50 again

SACRAMENTO – California Caucus Chair Brian Jones, R-Santee, rallied the majority of his caucus to withhold support for Senate... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Human trafficking – Too close for comfort

Earlier this session I spoke on the Assembly Floor on House Resolution 7 that I... — Updated 2/2/2020

 

Re: 'Real Estate Round-Up: SOS – Vote wisely' [Village News, Voges Letter, 1/9/20]

Dear Ms. Voges, Since you do not know me, your accusations of my motives are based on absolutely nothing other than the fact that... — Updated 2/2/2020

 

Re: 'California, the new age of Enlightenment?' [Village News, Letter, 1/23/20]

As I read Mr. Maynard’s letter “California, the new age of Enlightenment,” I am cutting it out and mailing it to my cousin... — Updated 2/2/2020

 

Groups endorse Measure A

Fallbrook Climate Action Team joins the Sierra Club San Diego Chapter and Climate Action Campaign in endorsing Measure A. Living... — Updated 2/2/2020

 

Re: In split vote, Fallbrook Union Elementary board approves raises for superintendent, other administrators [Village News website, 1/24/20]

I am disappointed by the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District’s 4-1 decision Jan. 21, to not separate agenda item V.2.... — Updated 2/2/2020

 
 By Jim Desmond    Opinion

Programs for homeless need to be effective

Homelessness in California is at extremely high levels and San Diego, while better than San Francisco and Los Angeles, has a... — Updated 2/2/2020

 

A thank you for donors of shoebox gifts

I am writing to thank Fallbrook residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday... — Updated 2/2/2020

 

Reduce backcountry fire hazards

It’s easier to prevent wildfires than to control them once they’ve started.... — Updated 1/25/2020

 

The biggest mistake parents make when it comes to education

This National School Choice Week, Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, I want to share with you one of the most common short-circuits that parents... — Updated 1/24/2020

 

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