November 1, 2012 -- (San Diego’s East County)--East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and San Diego’s inland regions, published in other media. This week’s top “Roundup” headlines include:
The end is near (Turko Files helps bring end to Alpine Blvd. repaving nightmare)
The Mayoral candidate scorecard, general election edition (Voice of San Diego)
For Filner, it’s always sunny in San Diego (Voice of San Diego)
Filner’s travel becomes campaign issue(UT San Diego)
The 2012 elections: vital issues that affect Latinos (San Diego Free Press)
Supervisors could end $1,000 limit on contributions (KPBS)
Helix Highlander band takes first place (La Mesa Today)
Tesla stores challenge auto dealerships (U-T San Diego)
ACLU sues over photo restrictions at border (Sacramento Bee)
Spring Valley grocery worker is poster child for New York Times story (La Mesa Patch)
From Sex Dolls to Staged Garbage: The Election's Worst Campaign Dirt
Debunked: 6 lies that Biotech and Big Food are telling voters about Prop 37 (San Diego Free Press)
CA Charter schools grow to over 1,000 for 2012-13 (U-T San Diego)
Court says Arizona group must provide information in CA election (Sacramento Bee)
October 12, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – There are numerous important initiatives on the November 6 ballot. Topics include education funding, clean energy, criminal penalties, taxes and labeling what’s in your food. For our nonpartisan analysis and arguments on both sides of each proposition, click the links below.
October 10, 2012 (San Diego’s East County)--Proposition 37 would require mandatory labeling of most foods made from plants or animals with genetically engineered organisms (GMOs). Such foods would also be prohibited from being advertised as “natural.”
October 4, 2012 (Los Angeles)— Californians aren’t price sensitive when it comes to genetically modified foods, reveal the latest results of the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times Poll. Even when presented with information about how much regulation might cost the cash-strapped state, a majority of voters support a November ballot initiative that would require new labeling for food that contains genetically modified ingredients. If approved by voters, the initiative would become the first of its kind in the United States.
September 24, 2012 (San Diego)—La Mesa resident Norrie Robbins, PhD helped organize a San Diego rally yesterday in support of Proposition 37, a ballot measure that if passed will require labeling of genetically modified foods.