Sandpiper Editorials

Editorial: Whose Town Hall?

What qualifies as a Del Mar non-profit organization and why does it matter? This question came before the City Council

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Editorial: Priorities 2024

Del Mar, our home: a bit of history. Each era has its own particular set of problems and priorities that

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Editorial: Next Generation?

What’s missing in Del Mar? Young families. New generations of university professors and students. Diversity on many fronts: economic, racial,

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Editorial: Leadership Lacking

There was a time when Del Mar gained regional respect for environmental policies, beginning with the adoption of our groundbreaking

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Editorial: Trees of Del Mar

Since its inception, the mission of the Sandpiper has been to defend our unique Community Plan, that has guided city

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Editorial: Just Politics?

Kudos to Dwight Worden and Terry Gaasterland for running City Council campaigns observing both the letter and the spirit of

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Editorial: Looking for Leaders

As our three Council candidates rev up their campaigns for two seats, we should be thinking about issues and leadership

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June Primary Endorsements

Although City Council elections will not occur until November, there are important races affecting Del Mar on the June 7

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Editorial: Leadership Lost

Climate change is accelerating faster than predicted, and meaningful action cannot be delayed any longer without dire consequences. Two recent

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Editorial: Nice Neighbors!

NY Times columnist David Brooks recently wrote a pessimistic piece about our country”s “long term loss of solidarity, rise in

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Editorial: Facts Matter

Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.” This statement,

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Editorial: Science Snubbed

Monday, October 4th was a day of striking dissonance. Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, a Del Mar resident and Scripps Research Professor,

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Editorial: Secret Sauce

There is little doubt that Del Mar is a very special community in many ways, but after you have been

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Editorial: Mega Droughts

We in San Diego County are one of the fortunate California counties to have a water reserve. Of the 57

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Editorial: The Oncoming Wave

Long-term problems require long-term perspectives. Those of us with a 10-year perspective may not be concerned about the existential threat

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Editorial: Charging Ahead

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been around for over a decade, but they still represent less than 3% of registered vehicles

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Editorial: It Took an Army

The Wetlands Restoration Story

RECENTLY, DEL MAR has enjoyed a front row seat to watch a major wetlands restoration taking place

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