Looking Back at the Week: October 30 – November 5
By Brent E. Beltrán
This week’s edition of Looking Back at the Week features articles, commentaries, columns, toons, and other work by San Diego Free Press regulars, irregulars, columnists, at-large contributors, and sourced writers on: the passing of Chunky Sanchez, wishing Issa an unhappy birthday, our progressive voter guide cheat sheet, the FBI’s Fifth Column, the big money takeover of county schools, SD’s bad air quality, DAPL, and lots of other grassroots news & progressive views from San Diego’s friendly, neighborhood, all volunteer, slightly funky, community news site.
San Diego Free Press Columns:
The Starting Line by Doug Porter
Trick or Treat? 2016 Donald Trump Election Edition
UPDATED W/Trump Love: Let’s Turn Darrell Issa’s Birthday Party into a Retirement Celebration
November 2016 Election Progressive Procrastinator Cheat Sheet
A Fifth Column Inside the FBI
The Russians Are Coming! And Other Last Minute Election Tales
North of the Fence by Barbara Zaragoza
Residents of Gateway Inn Sued. National City’s Mysterious Letter
San Diego Free Press Regular, At-Large and Locally/Nationally Sourced Contributors:
Chunky Sanchez: “A good man, an extraordinary musician, and a tireless Chicano activist”
By Herman Baca / Committee on Chicano Rights
After Two Wars, Standing Rock is the First Time I Served the American People
By Will Griffin / Common Dreams
Who Owns Councilmember Cody Campbell?
By Richard Riehl / The Riehl World
Who’s Behind the Big Money Takeover of San Diego County Schools?
By Dr. Gregg Robinson, President, San Diego County Board of Education, Dr. Jim Miller, Vice President, American Federation of Teachers Guild, Local 1931
Mr. Faulconer, Mayor Faulconer — After Us, The Flood
By Micaela Shafer Porte
Why Does San Diego Have Such Bad Air Quality?
By South OB Girl / OB Rag
The Dakota Access Pipe Line: The Latest Last Ditch Stand
By John Lawrence
Flying Lessons: Centenarian Bill Gibbs’ Path from Logan Heights to Montgomery Field
By Maria Garcia and Connie Zuniga
Hope on Wheels
By Linda Hutchison / head wind journal
What’s in Our Mailbag?
By Annie Lane
Restaurant Review: Surf Check
By Judi Curry