How Love Shows Up Is Different For Men

Dr. Ida Greene

Self-love for men is to open themselves, and to give love from themselves to others. Men have to be willing to open themselves to be vulnerable and give love, with the possibility of not getting love or loved in return. Men have to allow themselves to take the focus off themselves and place it on the […]

Supervisors Approve $1.6 Million For Psychiatric Teams


By Dave Roberts With its approval of a $5.4 billion budget for 2015-16, the Board of Supervisors redoubled its fight against mental illness by authorizing an additional $1.6 million to help people in the midst of crisis. The funding puts trained professionals on the streets, apartment buildings, parks – or anywhere else that a mental […]

How To Grow Love Inside You To Be In A Relationship

Dr. Ida Greene

We create what we most desire and what we most fear. Often times we get watered down results because part of us wants something, but another part of us is afraid to get it. This is called “approach avoidance”. Sometimes this happens in the game of finding and creating a love relationship. This is a […]

How to Create and Sustain a Healthy Relationship

Dr. Ida Greene

We each have our own model of the world. Everybody wants something. To gain a deeper level of rapport enter the other person’s world, and view their experience from their perspective. One of the keys to connecting is to enter the other person’s world. The second key to connecting with another person is to listen […]

How to Find a Relationship That Is Right for You

Dr. Ida Greene

If you are not in the relationship of your choice it may be that you have unresolved issues related to the following concerns. Write down your answer to the following questions. What is your relationship like with men/women? Are you just barely on speaking terms or are you best friends with him/her? Many people have […]

What Is The Communication Conflict, Between Men and Women?

Dr. Ida Greene, PhD

Saying exactly what you are thinking and feeling all the time is not a leading trait that makes for a great communicator; or even a good one. Being in touch with your feelings is good. But throwing them out when they come to you, to not “filter” them and putting no conscious thought behind how […]

May Is Bike To Work month

County Supervisor Dave Roberts and BikeWalkSolana members in front of the County Administration Center.

By Dave Roberts May is Bike to Work Month and on Thursday I joined local officials at the County Administration Center to promote regional biking initiatives and encourage commuting on two wheels. That was after finishing my own 25-mile ride — from my home in Solana Beach to the county building — earlier that morning. […]

Supervisors Approves Laura’s Law

Sup. Dave Roberts

By Dave Roberts In a landmark vote this week, the Board of Supervisors approved implementation of Laura’s Law, which allows for court-ordered treatment of severely mentally-ill people who present a risk to themselves or others. I have pushed for San Diego to join other counties in adopting this law since I took office and I […]

California’s Common Core Standards Raises Questions of Teacher’s Readiness

By LaSonja S. Hill The debate over whether or not the Common Core State Standards Initiative is improving or hindering the quality of education in K-12 practice is writhing with tension. On the one hand, it is widely denounced for imposing confusing, unhelpful experimental teaching methods.  While on the other hand, many education practitioners applaud […]

Feeling Green?


As a father of six, I take preserving our natural resources seriously. I want my kids to enjoy the beauty and bounty that Southern California has to offer for years to come. That’s why all of us are looking forward to the annual EarthFair on April 19 at Balboa Park. You can find me and […]