Letters to the Editor: The Salton Sea will vanish as long as the sun continues to shine, the water continues to recede, the birds continue to survive, and there is not one single person in the world who cares about it.
—Mark, San Diego
I am surprised and saddened at the loss of lives and property on the Salton Sea.
I understand the importance of preserving the water body, but as it exists, the Salton Sea is not nearly as beautiful as it is being portrayed.
More than two decades of pollution and overdevelopment has led to the depletion of the water body’s main freshwater source, and we need to do everything we can to preserve it.
The only people who benefit from the loss of the Salton Sea are those who profit from the destruction.
We need to make ourselves and our environment a priority.
—Dawn, San Diego
We need to stop selling off our natural resources. They aren’t commodities.
—Miguel, San Diego
Why do San Diego’s elected leaders choose to ignore all of San Diego County’s problems — traffic, schools, crime, government services, etc. — and simply continue to raise our taxes?
—Karen, San Diego
I have noticed that San Diego County does not have enough police to patrol the highways. That is a real problem — we should have more police on the highways. We should also have more road crew. You can’t have a law and order situation without enough police to enforce it.
—Frank, San Diego
It does appear that the Salton Sea, much like the San Diego Bay, is in decline and will eventually lose its status as a major estuary. It is sad that these beautiful lands are being destroyed.
—Gloria, San Diego
It is no secret that San Diego has a lot of problems. We need to work collectively to solve those problems. The most effective way to solve issues is through discussion and compromise.
—Robert, San Diego
The “Greater San Diego region” has grown so large that there are many roads that cross over each other. When