Wash reusable Grocery Bags, it could save your life

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Studies, in both the US and Canada, have found that reusable grocery bags are often a health hazard because most shoppers do not wash them after they return home. As the bags are repeatedly exposed to raw meat and vegetables, they often contain potentially harmful bacteria.
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Senator Boxer & Rep Markey Say Delay San Onofre Decision

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), and Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA), Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, have issued statements requesting that safety concerns at the San Onofre nuclear power plant be fully evaluated. Continue reading Senator Boxer & Rep Markey Say Delay San Onofre Decision

Gregory Landfill: It is time we listened

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1An editorial, written in defense of the proposed Gregory Landfill, recently complained that “the Pala decided to claim the entire mountain is a sacred site.” I sometimes wonder how much people who make comments like that know of their own ancestry? Without resorting to a genealogist, can they tell us where their paternal great, great grandfather lived? How about their maternal great, great, grandmother? Continue reading Gregory Landfill: It is time we listened

East County Residents Against Industrial Scale Wind & Solar

By Roy L Hales

East County Magazine (www.eastcountymagazine.org) set up an online poll to gage public support for the idea that San Diego’s East County be developed as a renewable energy resource zone. The results suggest East County residents against industrial scale wind and solar development.
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